New York (BTG): Dwayne Johnson has dropped hints about playing a ‘Superman-like character’ in a future DC film - leading to speculation that he will take on the role of Shazam. Speculation was sparked after the Hercules star told Total Film that it is a character with superhuman powers like the Man Of Steel. Shazam, originally known as Captain Marvel, has Superman-level abilities, which are activated when he says the word ‘Shazam.

This character has the power of Superman, he could throw down... Just say the word. That’s all I’m gonna say,’ he teased.