The upcoming film adaptation of the comedian guide sequence (which later grew to become an animated sequence) was announced again in August throughout DC’s FanDome occasion, as a part of its mission to revive Milestone Media’s iconic comedian guide 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 informed The Hollywood Reporter. “Outlier Society is dedicated to bringing to life numerous comedian guide content material throughout all platforms, and we’re excited to companion 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 supposed??) since discovering out the information!!
The Static Shock animated sequence ran from 2000 to 2004 on The WB. The enduring present adopted teenager Virgil Hawkins who turns into the superhero “Static” after by chance being uncovered to a toxin that offers 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 picture of the primary Static problem.
Some fellow celebs — like Euphoria actor Storm Reid — commented on Michael’s Instagram publish, 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 solid within the film.
Welp, I do know I can not wait to seek out out who will play Static! That is ~undoubtedly~ the excellent news I wanted to listen to at this time!!!
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