Rachel Zegler Says She Joined the DCEU and ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods’ As a result of She “Wanted a Job”

Rachel Zegler is getting candid about the true purpose she joined the DC Universe and it’s fairly relatable.

Whereas speaking with The Hollywood Reporter on the Shazam! Fury of the Gods premiere Tuesday, the West Aspect Story actress stated she stepped into the position of Anthea as a result of she “wanted a job. I’m being so critical.”

“The fact is we’re in the course of a pandemic and I used to be not working and I couldn’t get a job for the lifetime of me, as a result of West Aspect Story hadn’t come out but,” she confessed. “It was actually laborious to ebook work for me.”

The David F. Sandberg-directed sequel follows Billy Batson (Asher Angel) and his fellow foster youngsters as they proceed to navigate being teenagers together with their grownup superhero alter egos. Solely this time, a vengeful trio of historical gods, daughters of Atlas — Hespera (Helen Mirren), Kalypso (Lucy Liu), Anthea (Zegler), have come to earth to seek for the magic that was beforehand stolen from them. Shazam (Zachary Levi), Billy’s grownup superhero persona, should group up together with his allies to avoid wasting the world.

Zegler went on to elucidate how excited she was when she first discovered concerning the position after which finally landed the half. “I cherished the primary film, and the truth that they even wished me to come back in for a callback after which a digicam learn after which every part in between, I’m so fortunate that I bought this job,” she added. “I made a few of my greatest associates on this job. I simply completely adore this film too, so I’m excited.”

Shazam! Fury of the Gods hits theaters on March 17.