It was revealed at DC FanDome this summer time that Warner Bros. was creating a big-screen adaptation of STATIC SHOCK, and THR has now reported that none apart from Michael B. Jordan is stepping onboard to supply the undertaking via his Outlier Society banner.
“I’m proud to be part of constructing a new universe centered round black superheroes; our neighborhood deserves that,” mentioned Jordan in an announcement. “Outlier Society is dedicated to bringing to life various comedian book content throughout all platforms and we’re excited to accomplice with Reggie and Warner Bros on this preliminary step.” Should the movie show to be successful, it’ll give birth to a new franchise, however that is just about the expectation for all superhero motion pictures at this level. First showing in Static #1 by way of the now-defunct Milestone Comics, Virgil Hawkins was an peculiar teenager who gained the flexibility to harness electromagnetism after contact with a harmful chemical. Static additionally took the lead in a very talked-about animated sequence that aired from 2000 to 2004, and went on to look in episodes of Justice League Unlimited and Young Justice.
Michael B. Jordan will subsequent be seen in WITHOUT REMORSE, a thriller primarily based on the novel by Tom Clancy that stars Jordan as U.S. Navy SEAL John Clark as he goes on a path of vengeance to resolve his spouse’s homicide just to seek out himself inside a bigger conspiracy. The movie was initially slated to hit theaters last month, however was delayed resulting from COVID-19 and was later acquired by Amazon Studios. WITHOUT REMORSE is predicted to debut on Amazon Prime Video subsequent yr.