Michael B. Jordan will produce the ‘Static Shock’ film.
The 33-year-old actor has joined forces with filmmaker Reginald Hudlin, Warner Bros. and DC to supply the film by Outlier Society, his manufacturing firm.
Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ star Michael advised The Hollywood Reporter in a press release: “I’m proud to be part of constructing a brand new universe round black superheroes; our neighborhood deserves that. Outlier Society is dedicated to bringing to life numerous comedian e book content material throughout all platforms and we’re excited to associate with Reggie and Warner Bros on this preliminary step.”
Hudlin -who is concerned with increasing the inventive franchise Milestone Media, which is understood for superheroes equivalent to Icon, Rocket and Static Shock – first revealed plans for a ‘Static Shock’ film in August.
He stated: “We’re speaking with different divisions at Warner Bros, even these in animated about doing (Milestone Media) characteristic movies, and we’re additionally concerned in extending the Milestone characters into new media, like podcasts with a sequence of tales on podcast. We need to ship Milestone Media on no matter platform you need.”
‘Static Shock’ follows Dakota-based teenager Virgil Hawkins, who fights crime as a superhero. After strolling into an space the place chemical containers explode, Hawkins gained powers to create, generate, take in, and management electrical energy and magnetism.