Shazam in 1974 in Upstate New York In 1974 the young Thaddeus Sivana is in a car along with his brother and father in a storm when he suddenly is taken to the Rock of Eternity which is a mystical temple located in a completely different dimension. The legendary wizard Shazam has searched for centuries to find a soul that will confer his power and fame as champion, after Shazam’s predecessors was able to release the Seven Deadly Sins, which killed the rest of the Council of Wizards. Thaddeus is lured by the Eye of Sin. He can hear the voices of Sins, which are encased in stone statues. The wizard promises Thaddeus power if they are released. He is not considered to be a god by his family, including his violent father and brother. A car crash leaves his father paralyzed from waist to toe and his brother, who is blamed by Thaddeus. The Sins send Thaddeus an email via an 8-Ball toy , telling that he has to find them.

In the present day city of Philadelphia a foster child of 14 years old Billy Batson continually runs away from foster homes to search for his mother who he separated from during a carnival 10 years ago. He hides himself in a store and utilizes the computer of two police officers to search for his mother, but it does not work. He is placed in a group home run by Victor and Rosa Vasquez, with five other foster children: Mary Bromfield, Pedro Pena, Eugene Choi, Darla Dudley, and superhero enthusiast Freddy Freeman. While Sivana who is devastated over his previous experiences and is able, due to the numerous reports of similar ones, to find his mother, he is able to take the Eye of Sin to become the Sins’s vessel and fight the wizard.

In school, Billy defends Freddy from bullies and is chased into the subway, where he is transported to the Rock of Eternity. The wizard selects Billy as his new champion: by calling him “Shazam”, Billy is transformed into a superhero for adults. The wizard deteriorates into dust, leaving his magical staff to be left behind. At home, Freddy is taken into Billy’s confidence and helps him explore his newfound powers, which include super strength and speed, near-invulnerability, and electricity manipulation. If he says “Shazam” again the superhero can transform into his normal body. Freddy uploads video clips of the new superhero and Billy starts skipping school to use his powers to busk to make money and gain fame, straining his friendship with Freddy. If Billy accidentally causes harm and rescues the lives of a crowd of passengers, Sivana confronts him, insisting that he give up his powers. Billy discovers that he can fly and escapes. The foster children and his siblings’ siblings, learn they are superheroes and assist him in searching for his mother, who lives near by. Billy runs to visit her, but is disheartened to learn that she had left him due to her feeling inadequate to take on the responsibility of raising the young mother who is single. He’s not welcomed in her home.

Sivana discovers Billy’s identity. Billy. Sivana discovers who is Billy. Sivana is attacked and held hostage by children.

Billy and his brothers are celebrated as heroes. They go back to the Eye and the Sins to their jail and realize that they could use the Rock of Eternity as their super-hero headquarters. Billy is open to accepting his foster siblings and parents as his “real family”. In superhero-like form He eats lunch with his brothers at school, revealing to Freddy’s surprise that he’s added Superman.

scene in which Sivana is trapped in one cell, but is interrupted by a talkative caterpillar , who offers a possible partnership.


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