A fan of the genre, the actor starred in “Black Panther” by rival Marvel, alongside Chadwick Boseman, in 2018
Michael B. Jordan, 33, will produce the first film focused on the DC Comics character Super-Shock, popularized thanks to the eponymous animated series. The information was revealed by the American magazine “The Hollywood Reporter” on Friday (16).
The hero-based live-action had already been announced in August, during the DC FanDome, a Warner Bros. event. with news about his universe of superpowers, coming from the comics of DC Comics.
Last month, in a second part of the convention, the company had confirmed the return of Milestone, a DC label dedicated to racial diversity. With the novelty, characters such as Super-Shock, Icon and Rocket will be introduced to a new generation of readers.
Now, the hero who shoots electricity will also win the screens with the help of Jordan and Reginald Hudlin, co-producer of the adaptation.
“I am proud to be part of the construction of this new universe, centered on black superheroes. Our community deserves that,” said the actor-producer to the publication.
Jordan is not anonymous in the comic book universe. A fan of the genre, he starred in “Marvel’s Black Panther” by rival Marvel alongside Chadwick Boseman in 2018.