Mo Amer has joined the cast of ‘Black Adam’.
The stand-up comedian is the latest star to sign up for Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s upcoming comic blockbuster, which starred the former WWE wrestler in the title role alongside Pierce Brosnan, Aldis Hodge, Noa Centineo and Quintessa Swindell is.
As reported by Deadline, Amer has joined the cast, but details of his role are being kept under wraps.
Known for his Netflix comedy special ‘Mo Amer: The Vagabond’ and the sitcom ‘Ramy’, the comedian is also part of the comedy troupe Allah Made Me Funny.
Last month, Johnson took over New York’s Times Square to announce the US release date for the highly anticipated film over the weekend.
The 48-year-old actor and Warner Bros. Pictures confirmed the release date for the film on July 29, 2022.
Alongside a picture from the movie’s billboard in NYC, he teased on Instagram: “A disruptive and unstoppable global force of a message from the Man in Black himself, BLACK ADAM, is coming on July 29, 2022.
“The hierarchy of power in the DC Universe will change. (Sic)”
Filming is scheduled to begin in the coming weeks.
Dwayne previously announced: “We’re about three weeks away from filming Black Adam and I can’t believe we’re on target with this one.”
“And what a trip it was. Actually, I can believe it, considering how hard we’ve worked over the years.”
The Hollywood star first signed up for Black Adam in 2014 after the release of ‘Man of Steel’ and plans to create a DC Extended Universe of Films.
Filming was supposed to start last year but has been delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The release date came after it was revealed that Brosnan was Dr. Set to play Fate, the son of an archaeologist and one of DC’s oldest characters.
You’ll be joined on the set by Hodge, who plays Hawkman, Centineo as Atom Smasher, and Swindell as Cyclone.
Little is known about the plot, although it is expected to share part of the genesis of Black Adam.