Michael B. Jordan Producing Live-Action ‘Static Shock’ Movie

The Black Panther and Fantastic Four star is now moving over to DC!

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Michael B Jordan is attached to Warner Bros. and DC’s upcoming live-action Static Shock film with Reginald Hudlin as a producer.

Static Shock has been on the list of many DC fans as a character Warner Bros. needs to bring to the big screen. During DC FanDome in August, it was announced that those dreams are finally becoming a reality with Warner Bros. now developing a live-action Static Shock film with Reginald Hudlin on board as a producer. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Michael B Jordan is the latest name to join the DC project as a producer.

Michael B Jordan has already been involved in his fair share of superhero projects from Fantastic Four to Black Panther, and it’s no surprise he is now involved with another. The actor has expressed interest in playing Superman in the past, but it seems his interest for now lies behind the camera. Jordan said the following about his Static Shock involvement under Outlier Society:

“I’m proud to be a part of building a new universe centered around black superheroes; our community deserves that. 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.”

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Here is the synopsis for the Static Shock animated series:

Based on characters from the DC Comics series, superhero Virgil Hawkins and his classmates confront real problems and issues faced by today’s teens: peer pressure, gangs and growing up in an ethnically diverse, urban neighborhood. But helping people and making a positive impact in his community gives a real charge to this newfound superhero in the animated adventures of Static Shock.

The animated Static Shock series featured the voicing talents of Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson, Michele Morgan, and Crystal Scales.

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Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.