How Dwayne Johnson, producing partners brought ‘Black Adam’ to life

There seems to be a huge disparity between moviegoer feedback and critics’ appraisal of Warner Bros. Pictures’ latest blockbuster movie “Black Adam,” Dwayne Johnson’s first foray into the superhero genre.

As review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes demonstrates, the film’s audience score is 90 percent, while critics have given it a meager 40 percent approval rating—which apparently hasn’t affected its impact at the tills. It’s directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.

Perhaps understanding the process that went into the comic-book character’s big jump from page to screen would help explain that.

When we attended “Black Adam” producers Hiram Garcia and Beau Flynn’s press con early this mont…

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