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James Bond alum Pierce Brosnan will be joining the upcoming New Line/DC superhero movie “Black Adam” starring Dwayne Johnson.

The actor is confirmed to play the role of Dr. Fate (aka Kent Nelson), a founding member of the Justice Society who found himself gaining great powers after donning the magical Helmet of Fate.


This will be Brosnan’s very first superhero movie.

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The actor will play the character Dr Fate in the upcoming superhero movie

Johnson also shared the good news on Twitter, posting, “Such a pleasure to announce the final member of our [Justice Society], the statesman Mr [Pierce Brosnan] as the iconic and all knowing, Dr Fate. I’m grateful to have such a talented, diverse and hungry cast.”

The new movie, which will see Johnson playing the DC anti-hero known for his disregard of rules and conventions, also stars Aldis Hodge as Hawkman, Noah Centineo as Atom Smasher and Quintessa Swindell as Cyclone.

Jaume Collet-Serra, who has worked with Johnson in Disney’s “Jungle Cruise”, will be directing the project.

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Dwayne Johnson to play the titular anti-hero Black Adam

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The members of the Justice Society