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  • Zachary Levi nearly wasn't Shazam. 1 / 8

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  • The former Chuck star originally auditioned for a different role. 2 / 8

  • Director David F. Sandberg told Screen Rant all about it. 3 / 8

  • He initially hoped to play an older Freddy Freeman. 4 / 8

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  • But Sandberg knew he'd be a great Shazam after seeing his audition. 5 / 8

  • He still got to hang out with Freddy though. 6 / 8

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  • And now looks like perfect casting for the DCEU's future. 7 / 8

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