Los Angeles: Hollywood star Michael B Jordan and his banner, Outlier Society, shall be producing the film adaptation of DC comedian ebook “Static Shock”. According to Variety, the challenge was introduced on the DC FanDome occasion by Reginald Hudlin in August this yr.
The character of Static, aka Virgil Hawkins, was created by Milestone Media and DC Comics within the 1990s. The character is a teen who transforms right into a superhero with electromagnetic powers. “I’m proud to be a part of building a new universe centered around Black superheroes; our community deserves that,” Jordan mentioned in an announcement. “Outlier Society is committed to bringing to life diverse comic book content across all platforms and we are excited to partner with Reggie and Warner Bros. on this initial step,” he added.
Jordan, recognized for motion pictures equivalent to “Creed”, “Fruitvale Station”, “Black Panther” and “Just Mercy”, will subsequent star in Amazon’s “Without Remorse”. The actor can be set to work with Hollywood veteran Denzel Washington in his subsequent directorial “Journal For Jordan”.