What that ‘Black Adam’ end credits scene means for the DC Extended Universe and Wonder Woman’ movie in general.
So far, the film’s most controversial moments are the casting of a white actress as Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and the introduction of a dark, brooding version of the character in the extended “Black Adam” story ending. It seems like the franchise could still go either way from here. But it’s too early to say for sure.
That’s where the end credits scene comes in, as it’s the first time the studio reveals what the main villain in the movie, a Kryptonian named Thanos, is up to. It looks pretty dark, even if it ends up being a happy ending.
The credits show that the villain was already on the way to Earth, in the form of an intergalactic bomb. But the studio decided to end the movie with him, saying:
“Our movie isn’t over. It’s really just beginning. The end is not the beginning. It’s not the end. There’s more to come.”
That doesn’t sound so good, but it’s still better than Thanos, who ends the film looking dark and menacing.
We’ll find out for sure whether or not this movie is “really” over when the film hits theaters June 27. But right now, let’s talk about how the credits scene could impact the film if they decided to ignore the bomb and continue with the series.
The Black Adam story wasn’t the darkest
In the beginning of the film, the film’s star, Gal Gadot, is wearing a tiara in the first scene. It’s almost like we’re going into this movie trying to think like Wonder Woman, who isn’t very good at reading