Shazam! star Zachary Levi took to Instagram to celebrate the blockbuster opening weekend of the latest DC Extended Universe movie.
The star of Shazam! thanked fans for seeing the film and made his gratefulness known what a heartfelt statement.
"The outpouring of love that y’all continue to show is beyond my wildest dreams. I’m genuinely speechless," Levi wrote. "we made something good, and it makes people feel good, and that's just the bees-knees y'all. The beesiest of knees."
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We did iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiit!!! 🙌🙌🙌 Thank you, ALL of you, who have gone out of your way to fill the theaters this past weekend to see and support @shazammovie! The outpouring of love that y’all continue to show is beyond my wildest dreams. I’m genuinely speechless. And for someone who often times doesn’t know when to shut up, that’s really saying something. 💁 If you haven’t had a chance to see our movie yet, I really hope you do as soon as you get the opportunity. I believe it to be a truly joyous experience. 🤗 And for all y’all out there who have seen it, and enjoyed it, I hope you’ll continue to spread the good word! We made something good, and it makes people feel good, and that’s just the bees-knees y’all. The beesiest of knees. 🙏🙌 #allhandsondeck
The enthusiasm of Levi seems to be shared by movie-goers. Currently the number one movie in the world, Shazam! is blowing up the box office. It made over $51 million in its opening weekend and was met with excellent reviews, including a 91% Certified Fresh score on RottenTomatoes and an impressive "A" CinemaScore.
His sentiments echo the comments of Dwayne Johnson, the actor who was one of the film's producers and is set to portray Shazam's nemesis Black Adam in the DCEU. With him and the film's other producers openly discussing sequel ideas, this could mean that we'll be seeing a lot more of Shazam in the DCEU's future.
Directed by David F. Sandberg, Shazam! stars Asher Angel as Billy Batson, Zachary Levi as Shazam, Mark Strong as Dr. Thaddeus Sivana, Djimon Hounsou as the ancient wizard Shazam, Grace Fulton as Mary Bromfield, Jack Dylan Grazer as Freddy Freeman, Ian Chen as Eugene Choi, Jovan Armand as Pedro Peña, Faithe Herman as Darla Dudley, Cooper Andrews as Victor Vásquez, and Marta Milans as Rosa Vásquez.