Annabelle 2 director David F. Sandberg is in talks to direct New Line Cinema's Shazam! movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Unlike the other DCU films, Shazam was set up seperately at New Line, which is a subsidairy of Warner Bros.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson is attached to star as the film's villain Black Adam, and will also star in a Black Adam solo feature to be developed concurrently with the Shazam! film.
Shazam! has a projected release date of April 5, 2019.