Jack Dylan Grazer (IT) has been tapped to play Freddy Freeman in the upcoming Shazam movie. The official character description for Freddy Freeman is that he’s “Billy Batson’s best friend and the only person who knows the truth about Shazam.”
As most fans know, Freddy takes up the mantle of Captain Marvel Jr. in the comics. No word on whether or not that will be the case with this movie.
Shazam starring Zachary Levi, Asher Angel as Billy Batson, and Grace Fulton is expected to begin production 02/18 and open in theaters 2019