Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment have come to an agreement to develop a Static Shock feature film. Actor and producer Michael B. Jordan will serve as producer for the project via his Outlier Society production company.
“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.”Michael B. Jordan
Static Shock is an American superhero animated television series based on the Milestone Media/DC Comics superhero Static and was created by Dwayne McDuffie. The show first premiered on September 23, 2000, on the WB Television Network’s Kids’ WBprogramming block. Virgil Hawkins is the main character who uses the secret identity of ‘Static’ after being exposed to a mutagen gas during a gang fight which gave him electromagnetic powers.