The upcoming film adaptation of the comedian e-book collection (which later grew to become an animated collection) was announced again in August throughout DC’s FanDome occasion, as a part of its mission to revive Milestone Media’s iconic comedian e-book line from the 1990s.
Yesterday, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed that Black Panther actor Michael B. Jordan signed on to supply the Static Shock film adaptation, working with Oscar-nominated filmmaker, Reginald Hudlin.
“I’m proud to be part of constructing a brand new universe centered round Black superheroes; our group deserves that,” Michael instructed The Hollywood Reporter. “Outlier Society is dedicated to bringing to life various comedian e-book content material throughout all platforms, and we’re excited to accomplice with Reggie and Warner Bros. on this preliminary step.”
Nothing made made me happier as a child than waking up on a Saturday morning to observe the Static Shock TV present, so I have been ecstatic (pun supposed??) since discovering out the information!!
The Static Shock animated collection ran from 2000 to 2004 on The WB. The enduring present adopted teenager Virgil Hawkins who turns into the superhero “Static” after unintentionally being uncovered to a toxin that provides him electromagnetic powers.
The collection was based mostly on Milestone and DC’s comedian superhero Static — who first appeared in June 1993 in Static #1.
Michael B. Jordan even acknowledged the information that he is producing the film by posting a throwback picture of the primary Static subject.
Some fellow celebs — like Euphoria actor Storm Reid — commented on Michael’s Instagram put up, sharing their pleasure over his information.
And followers have been expressing their very own pleasure on social media over the upcoming adaptation — even naming actors who they’d wish to see forged within the film.
Welp, I do know I am unable to wait to search out out who will play Static! That is ~positively~ the excellent news I wanted to listen to immediately!!!
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