Zachary Levi nearly wasn't Shazam.
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The former Chuck star originally auditioned for a different role.
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Director David F. Sandberg told Screen Rant all about it.
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He initially hoped to play an older Freddy Freeman.
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But Sandberg knew he'd be a great Shazam after seeing his audition.
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He still got to hang out with Freddy though.
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And now looks like perfect casting for the DCEU's future.
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