Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson assures fans that they haven’t seen the last of Pierce Brosnan’s superhero wizard Doctor Fate in the DCEU.
The following contains spoilers for Black Adam, which is now showing in theaters.
black adam star Dwayne Johnson recently promised fans that Pierce Brosnan’s Doctor Fate will return in future DC Extended Universe projects.
Johnson confirmed on Twitter that audiences hadn’t seen the last of Doctor Fate, even though the superhero apparently died in an act of heroic sacrifice during black adamThe climax. “Dr. Fate is also one of my favorites and you will see more of him I promise,” she tweeted. It’s currently unclear exactly where fans will see Kent Nelson and his colorful alter ego next, as Brosnan isn’t officially attached to any upcoming DCEU movies or TV shows.
That said, it’s not hard to imagine Brosnan agreeing to reprise the role, as he has gone on record just how much he enjoyed filming. black adam. In particular, the former james link star excitedly talked about the costume he wore as Doctor Fate and his own role in its development. “It was a very well designed outfit and helmet, which I really like,” Brosnan said. “[Director] Jaume Collet-Serra is very inclusive in collaboration. He was wonderful in the sense that he would send me designs for the helmet, so I could participate in the look of it.”
The darker side of the DCEU’s Doctor Fate
Brosnan also apparently appreciated exploring the different layers of the role of Doctor Fate. He previously described Kent Nelson’s use of the Helmet of Destiny as “both a blessing and a curse”, because the incredible supernatural powers the helmet grants drain “a lot of energy” from the wearer. Brosnan even compared his character’s reliance on the Helmet of Fate to a form of drug addiction, hinting at a darker side to the otherwise righteous Doctor Fate.
More recently, Brosnan revealed that he was initially motivated to play Doctor Fate out of his enjoyment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and not the DCEU. Specifically, the screen legend said that I appreciate her for 2016. doctor strange it made me want to play a role similar to Benedict Cumberbatch’s Master of the Mystic Arts. Brosnan praised Cumberbatch and the character of Doctor Strange, while noting Doctor Fate’s impressive comics legacy. “Well, we all know who Doctor Strange is, and he’s epically brilliant, Benedict. But then you have the bookend of that, and it’s Doctor Fate. And Doctor Fate is well-liked, one of the leading members of the world of the sorcerers,” he said.