Michael B. Jordan is arriving in DC to produce a film about the hero Super Shock. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the actor will join Reginald Hudlin on the feature film project that was first revealed during the DC FanDome event in August.
“I am proud to be part of building a new universe centered on black superheroes; our community deserves that,” Jordan told the publication.
The project is centered on Super Shock, which first appeared in 1993 published by Milestone Comics, a now defunct company founded by black writers and artists to help make comics a more inclusive space that has been distributed through DC.
Although the undertaking did not continue in the following years, Super Choque was revived in 2000 in an animation, which drew attention for being a rare production for children starring a black superhero. The program was so successful that the character ended up incorporated into the official DC universe Comics in 2008.
On social media, Michael B. Jordan stirred fans by sharing some of the images of Super Shock.
Michael B. Jordan, who is an avid fan of comics, starred alongside Chadwick Boseman in the Marvel Comics adaptation “Black Panther”.