As Black Adam, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has been replaced.

Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has issued a statement explaining that he will no longer

he will no longer be starring Black Adam in the DC Universe

as James Gunn continues to change things up following Henry Cavill's exit.

This comes after the actor stopped following both Warner Bros.

and Black Adam on Instagram, as well as possibly refusing a role in Shazam 2.

Johnson states in the statement that after speaking with James Gunn,

he was informed that the character of Black Adam will "not be in their

their initial chapter of storytelling." He also adds that

DC will keep working with the character to find ways to introduce him into the "future DC multiverse."