Michael B. Jordan To Produce ‘Static Shock’ Film Based mostly On DC Comics Character

Michael B. Jordan is taking his skills to the DC Comics universe. The actor is becoming a member of Warner Bros. and DC Comics Static Shock as a producer. 

The Hollywood Reporter introduced Friday (October 16) that Jordan would be part of filmmaker Reginald Hudlin on the venture. Jordan is slated to supply the movie below his Warners-based moniker, Outlier Society.

 “I am proud to be part of constructing a brand new universe centered round black superheroes; our neighborhood deserves that,” Jordan tells THR. 

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“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,” he continued in his assertion. 

Static first appeared in 1993’s Static no. 1 by way of Milestone Comics, a now-defunct firm based by Black writers and artists to assist make sure that comics have been extra inclusive and had distribution by way of DC, the report notes. 

Within the early-2000s animated sequence, Static Shock grew to become widely-popular because it adopted highschool scholar Virgil Hawkins, who transforms right into a superhero with electromagnetic powers after he will get uncovered to an odd gasoline.

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