New Line Cinema's Shazam! has hired Ian Chen and Jovan Armand as friends of Billy Batson, according to Deadline. Chen and Armand are reported to be playing Eugene Choi and Pedro Pena, respectively, characters who befriend Billy in a group home.
These two characters first appeared Flashpoint as parts of the S.H.A.Z.A.M. team. Pena had the power of Hercules, while Choi the wisdom of Solomon. With the advent of the "New 52," both boys were rebooted to be foster children of Victor and Rosa Vasquez with Billy Batson.
Chen is best known for his role in Fresh Off The Boat as Evan Huang, while Jovan Armand co-starred in The Middle.
Shazam! is scheduled to be released in theaters April 5, 2019.