Actress Lucy Liu gets a role in the superhero movie Shazam! Fury of the Gods , due for release on June 2, 2023. Entertainment website The Wrap reports this on Monday. The 52-year-old American takes on the role of the villain Kalypso.

The upcoming movie is a sequel to the movie Shazam! from 2019. Shazam! Fury of the Gods tells the story of teenage Billy Batson, who transforms into superhero Shazam after casting a special spell. Billy, who is still in school, gets super powers and experiences all kinds of adventures.

Not only Liu has been added to the cast of the new film, which will be directed by David Sandberg. It was also announced that nineteen-year-old Rachel Zegler will play a role. The names of Zachary Levi, Helen Mirren and Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson have already been announced.

Shazam! was the most successful film worldwide on its opening weekend. In total, the film raised over 300 million euros.