The DC/Milestone Comics character Static Shock is on its method to the massive display screen, with Michael B. Jordan producing. Throughout a latest interview with Collider, Jordan revealed Randy McKinnon (Chambers, Grand Military) is engaged on a draft presently.
Jordan mentioned he was enthusiastic about engaged on the upcoming venture in the course of the interview. “As a child rising up, watching Static Shock, it was one thing that impressed me,” Jordan informed Collider. “And had that kind of illustration at a younger age, it was actually necessary to me. And I do know it will be necessary to quite a lot of different children in the present day. So to have the ability to adapt the live-action model of that, I am actually, actually enthusiastic about. So no actual timelines, and I assume no actual updates or something like that. However we’re within the strategy of constructing that out.”
The actor/producer went on to say he is excited to have extra to disclose at a later date.
The Static Shock character made his debut again in 1993 at DC Comics beneath the Milestone Comics banner. The character was created by Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, Derek T. Dingle, and Dwayne McDuffie.
The story follows teenager Virgil Hawkins, a boy who had been bullied by a gang member. Throughout a battle between all of the gangs within the metropolis of Dakota, Hawkins confirmed up hoping to get some type of revenge. Nevertheless, police present up and tear gasoline the group with a monitoring gadget so nobody would escape arrest. Nevertheless this monitoring gadget was radioactive and Quantum Juice in it–a mutagen–and those that have been uncovered to this gained superpowers. Hawkins gained the power to manage electromagnetism, going by the identify Static.
The character is most identified for the Static Shock animated sequence, which aired in 2000 on Youngsters’ WB for 4 seasons. Whereas the beloved cartoon is not on TV, each episode is obtainable to stream on HBO Max. The stream service continues to develop, including films like Tenet for the month of Might. As for Jordan, he is presently starring within the Amazon Prime Video unique Tom Clancy’s With out Regret, which is the origin story of John Clark.