black adam It hit theaters with 90% approval from fans on Rotten Tomatoes against 39% from critics. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, the film’s protagonist, celebrated the numbers despite the disparity.
The former WWE wrestler posted a tweet celebrating achieving the highest ratings for a DC Comics movie since Batman: Dark Knight, emphasizing the importance of pleasing the fans.
A huge THANK YOU!!!! to the fans for our amazing 90% Audience Score for #BlackAdam
Highest audience score for a DC theatrical film since Dark Knight.
As always, the fans matter most and we’re always committed to deliver to them.
So make sure you stay til the end credits… https://t.co/boHfsKX0Dq
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) October 24, 2022
“A huge THANK YOU to the fans for our incredible 90% viewership score for black adam. Highest viewership score for a DC movie since dark Knight. As always, the fans are most important and we are always committed to delivering for them. So stay until the end of the credits…”, posted The Rock.
This phenomenal 90% AUDIENCE SCORE for #BlackAdam this is so gratifying for so many reasons.
THANK YOU for all so much for all the love and support ????????
In the end, the only thing that matters to me is sending the people home happy.
And that’s what I’ll always fight for.
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) October 23, 2022
“This phenomenal 90% viewership score for black adam it’s so satisfying for so many reasons. 15 years. Thank you so much for all the love and support. In the end, the only thing that matters to me is that people go home happy. And that’s why I will always fight.”
The Rock considers black adam as the beginning of a new era of the DC cinematic universe. He also took to Twitter to announce the return of Henry Cavill as Superman in this next phase of the company.
We fought for years to bring you back.
They always said no.
But to @DanyGarciaCo @hhgarcia41 & myself no” was not an option.
We can’t build out our DCEU w/out the world’s greatest superhero.
And fans will always come first. Welcome home.
I’ll see you down the road.
~ #BlackAdam pic.twitter.com/5HLtxm7a6y
— Dwayne Johnson (@TheRock) October 25, 2022
“We fought for years to get him back. They always said no. But for Dany Garcia, Hiran Garcia and me, ‘no’ was not an option. We can’t build our DCEU without the world’s greatest superhero. And the fans will always come first. Welcome home. See you on the road,” he wrote.
black adam opened in theaters on October 21. According to the official synopsis, “the mighty black adam is released from his tomb to unleash his cruel justice on Earth”.