The upcoming film adaptation of the comedian e-book sequence (which later turned an animated sequence) was announced again in August throughout DC’s FanDome occasion, as a part of its undertaking 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 neighborhood 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 associate 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 look at the Static Shock TV present, so I have been ecstatic (pun meant??) since discovering out the information!!
The Static Shock animated sequence ran from 2000 to 2004 on The WB. The long-lasting present adopted teenager Virgil Hawkins who turns into the superhero “Static” after unintentionally being uncovered to a toxin that provides him electromagnetic powers.
The sequence was primarily based 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 photograph of the primary Static difficulty.
Some fellow celebs — like Euphoria actor Storm Reid — commented on Michael’s Instagram submit, 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 prefer to see solid within the film.
Welp, I do know I am unable to wait to seek out out who will play Static! That is ~undoubtedly~ the excellent news I wanted to listen to at present!!!
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