In August 2020, Reginald Hudlin announced at DC FanDome that a live action Static Shock movie is in development. And yes, Miles Morales, created by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli, debuted in August of 2011 and got his own animated movie (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) in December of 2018. We're already seeing the early fruits of this unified … 3:10. Michael B. Jordan to Produce Static Shock Movie Based on DC Comics Character Georgia Slater 10/17/2020 Judge in George Floyd trial spikes 16 incidents involving former officers (Photo by Aaron J. 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Chris Copeland has shared some unused art from a proposed Static Shock animated movie that never got moving at … Pride is your legacy. So far, it has not been announced who will play Static. Pride is your family. Static Shock and Batgirl as characters aren’t A-list heroes like Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman are. Everything We Know About Michael B. Jordan's Static Shock Movie. Except these updated adaptations of characters created in the 1940’s, 1970’s and 1980’s are actually scoring blockbuster movies which now dominate pop culture and entertainment media, which you can’t say for Hercules, Peter Pan, King Arthur or Robin Hood. but went out under Miramax, while, yes, WB’s Steel arrived in theaters just a few years after the character debuted as one of four replacement Supermen in DC’s “The Reign of Superman” arc. Also, Walter Hamada reportedly told the New York Times that DC Entertainment would begin releasing four large blockbusters in 2022 and into the foreseeable future. The DC animated classics 'Static Shock,' 'Justice League,' and 'Justice League Unlimited' will have a new streaming home on HBO Max. Related: Static Shock Leads Milestone's Return To DC Next Year. or characters who popped up in the 1970’s (Wolverine), 1980’s (Venom) and very early 1990’s (Deadpool, Steel). Make further Covid curbs in next 24 hours to halt spread, says … No further details about the Static Shock movie were revealed. I have extensively written about all of said subjects for the last 11 years. I've studied the film industry, both academically and informally, and with an emphasis in box office analysis, for nearly 30 years. DC. She died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.Despite his small stature and quick tongue, Virgil was an honor roll student before his crime-fighting career began. Static Shock, the Black teenage DC Comics character with electroshock powers, is getting his own animated movie. So we’re in serious conversations about, as we’re launching the comic book series, developing the Fan Made DEATH BATTLE Trailer: Miles Morales vs Static Shock(Marvel vs DC) Reginald Hudlin revealed at DC FanDome that a live-action Static Shock movie is in the works. Daisy Watkins, an up and coming news reporter, goes to Dakota City to to discover the name of a super-powered teenage vigilante. Every year Cooper looks forward to seeing the latest blockbusters from the likes of Marvel, DC, and Star Wars, but also loves the rush to catch up on Oscar films near the end of the year. Static Shock Movie Could Be Released Exclusively On HBO Max. and Marvel prep a Disney+ series for the created-in-2013 Ms. Marvel (played by Iman Vellani), we may get a Static Shock movie. In the months since the live-action Static Shock movie was announced, it has been revealed that Michael B. Jordan has joined the project. A live-action Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros., and here's everything we know about the upcoming superhero movie. August 18, 2020. Static Shock ran for four seasons, with 52 half-hour episodes in total. Press Release . In the city of Dakota, a teenage boy with electricity based powers, with the help of his inventive friend, fights crime as a superhero. He will present via Outlier Society, his Warners-based banner. We also know that Michael B. Jordan is set to produce the film. Leon Thomas III Actor | August Rush Thomas was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to Los Angeles, … It's a fan adaptation of Dwayne McDuffie's comic book and television series: Static Shock. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Michael B. Jordan set to produce Static Shock movie adaptation! He does have directing and writing experience, though, but it is unconfirmed if he will tackle either job for Static Shock. 1 History 1.1 Gang warfare 1.2 Protector of Dakota 1.3 World's greatest heroes 2 Alternate Timeline 3 Love interests 3.1 Daisy Watkins 4 Powers, abilities and techniques 5 Background information 6 Appearances 6.1 Static Shock 6.2 … (Credit: DC Universe) This is the second attempt at a revival for Milestone, which shut down in … Pride is your love. We're sorry but jw-app doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. … Once the Marvel Cinematic Universe arrived with Iron Man in 2008, and then Man of Steel announced the unofficial arrival of DC Films in 2013, the priority was on building successful superhero universes/franchises. No, I don’t think the lionization of the MCU is by itself a lionization of superhero power fantasies in the abstract. He graduated college in 2016 with a Bachelor's degree in Media & Public Communication, with a minor in Media Production. Static Shock was first announced at DC FanDome in August. The announcement of when Static Shock will be released will likely have to wait until the movie's creative team has been assembled. Created by Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, Derek Dingle. This indicates that the movie will not be set in the same universe as other DC movies or the DC Extended Universe. With Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson, Michele Morgan. Filmmaker Reginald Hudlin made a surprise reveal during DC FanDome that a Static Shock movie is in the works. If you're an avid movie watcher you'll be figuring out things early on, having a hard time suspending disbelief, and going to that place where the great ones take you. Other DC Comics-based shows and films slated to debut on HBO Max … One of the most intriguing new titles announced during the virtual DC FanDome event in August was a Static Shock movie… Michael B. Jordan is producing a Static Shock live-action movie for Warner Bros. and DC Films. Follow me at @ScottMendelson and "like" The Ticket Booth on Facebook. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. Static Shock The Movie 2020 Teaser Trailer by Jakwon. But that’s pretentious speculation. Modern pop-culture is dominated by adaptations of superheroes comics which were created 60-80 years ago. As a teenage hero, he was designed in the same archetype as Spider-Man. Static Shock was on the air for the better part of four years, premiering in 2000 and ending in 2004. As a major comic book fan and Static fan, Jordan will use his star power to help push Static Shock forward as a producer. Meanwhile, Creed star Michael B. Jordan has signed on to produce the Static Shock movie. PGRE 'Static Shock' was created in 1993. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin revealed that a Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros. “We’re talking with other divisions at Warner Bros, even those in animated about doing (Milestone Media) feature films, and we’re also involved in extending the Milestone characters into new media, like podcasts with a series of stories on podcast. That’s the news from The Hollywood Reporter yesterday, as Jordan will be a main producer along with currently attached Reginald Hudlin (who is about to relaunch Milestone Comics) in a move that makes it more likely that Virgil Hawkins will get his own movie. The actor is joining Warner Bros. and DC Comics Static Shock as a producer. Static is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.The character was created by Milestone Comics founders Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, and Derek T. Dingle.Static's first appearance was made in Static #1 (June 1993) in the Modern Age of Comic Books, written by McDuffie and Robert L. Washington III, and illustrated … Meanwhile, Brandon Lee’s The Crow began at Paramount The Marvel and DC films have made/will make certain demographic updates, like casting Pacific Islander Jason Momoa as Aquaman, making Anthony Mackie the post-Steve Rogers Captain America and centering the next Thor movie around Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster/Mighty Thor. Static Shock is an American superhero animated television series based on the Milestone Media/DC Comics superhero Static. The Static Shock movie currently does not have a director, writer, or any cast members attached. I have extensively written about all. Rachel Labonte Dec 28, 2020. Heck, if this all works, and this is a big “if,” we may see DC Films divided up into subsections, like the Shazam/Black Adam/Justice Society franchise, the straight-up DC Films continuity, the Milestone/Dakotaverse universe featuring Rocket, Icon and Starlight, the one-shots (Joker, The Batman, DC Superpets) and whatever becomes of Zack Snyder’s first three movies after the SnyderCut of Justice League debuts next year on HBO Max. DC's developing Static Shock movie could very well end up an HBO Max exclusive film, according to a new report with president Walter Hamada. Static Shock Live-Action Movie Officially Announced at DC FanDome. Despite his continued popularity, it wasn't until 2020 that news surfaced of WB putting plans in place to make a movie. Nobody deserves a medal for making a movie based on a 30 year old character which will open just over/under 25 years after the KidsWB animated series and 15 years after the character joined the mainstream DC Comics continuity. When he was around 10–11 years-old, Virgil Hawkins' mother Jean, a medic, was hit by a stray bullet, while helping the victims of a gang riot. All-New Static Shock … News that there is indeed going to be a live-action Static Shock movie that leads to the question of who will play Virgil Ovid Hawkins/Static. Follow Cooper on Twitter @MovieCooper. Blerd Without Fear does fantasy casting, who should direct the movie, and how the story of Virgil Hawkins should be broken down. © 2021 Forbes Media LLC. It’s not unlike the whole “We gotta make James Bond and Tarzan woke” schtick, which is apparently easier for Hollywood than adapting newer characters which don’t have previous generations’ problematic contexts and historical legacies. Now, as Walt Disney And you can certainly argue how faithful-to-the-source Shaquille O’Neal’s Steel was back when it bombed ($1.7 million) in August of 1997. Created in 1993 at Milestone Comics, Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock was introduced to comic fans in an effort to bolster the number of heroes of color. Instead, Static Shock could be a launching pad for other Milestone characters to get movies. Batgirl, Static Shock, and Other DC Movies Will Debut Exclusively on HBO Max + by Kshiteej Naik Posted Dec. 29, 2020, 10:35 a.m. 22/08/2020 . If it were just superhero fiction as a mere sub-genre, Hellboy wouldn’t have bombed last year and Disney wouldn’t have gotten grief for turning Mulan into a superhero. Assuming Static Shock becomes a live-action theatrical feature, it’ll make Static Shock, created in June of 1993 by (deep breath, Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, John Paul Leon, Robert L. Washington III and Michael Davis, the newest DC or Marvel superhero to get their own live-action superhero movie. Michael B. Jordan will produce “ Static Shock,” a movie adaptation of the comic book, unveiled by Reginald Hudlin during August’s DC FanDome. That’s obviously a net positive, but it’s not that different from “Hey, we want a lady Indiana Jones!” and it’s not the same as wholly new characters who happen to be “not a white guy.”. In today’s video Blerd Without Fear breaks down how to make The Static Shock Movie the right way. A potential Static Shock film was announced in August during the DC FanDome event, along with the news that DC is relaunching the Milestone Media imprint. Dr. Quinzel debuted on Batman: The Animated Series in September of 1992 and made her first comics appearance in August of 1993 in Batman Adventures #12. He's no stranger to comic book movies after roles in Fantastic 4 and Black Panther, while Jordan also launched the Netflix superhero series Raising Dion based on the comics of the same name. He was also involved with several extra-curricular functions, most frequently helping his father Robert at Dakota's community center. Actor Michael B. Jordan and his team at Outlier Society have signed on produce DC's upcoming Static Shock movie.. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Jordan is … Static Shock Will Build a New DC Movie Universe Says Producer Michael B. Jordan. He joined Screen Rant in late 2016 following a year-long stint with MCU Exchange, which came after first developing an MCU blog of his own. Genre appropriation would follow, but we should never forget the irony of DC comparatively stumbling out of the gate with Batman and Superman only to soar with Wonder Woman, Aquaman and an R-rated, action-lite, Joker drama. It's a fan adaptation of Dwayne McDuffie's comic book and television series: Static Shock. While mainstream Hollywood mostly offered up period-piece pulp adaptations that didn’t commercially click (Dick Tracy, The Rocketeer, The Shadow, The Phantom), New Line Cinema scored big with present-tense, of-the-moment comic book fantasies based on currently popular and new comics like The Mask ($350 million in 1994), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ($200 million in 1990), and Spawn ($88 million in 1997). Jordan will join Reginald Hudlin on the feature project that was first to comment during August’s DC FanDome event. MORE: All 29 Upcoming & In-Development DC Films. The show revolves around Virgil Hawkins, an African-American boy, who uses the secret identity of 'Static' after exposure to a mutagen gas during a gang fight which gave him electromagneticpowers. The hero that last showcased from 2000 to 2004 with his show “Static Shock” is getting some love once more! 5 months ago. Jordan revealed on … By October of the same year, Michael B. Jordan joined the production team as co-producer alongside Hudlin. Although it wasn't until 2010 that Static officially was reborn as part of the DC universe, an animated Static Shock TV show launched in 2000. One potentially big reveal that Michael B. Jordan provided about Static Shock is that it will launch a new universe. DC FanDome: Warner Bros considering 'Static Shock' movie Tom Beasley. Audiences flock to the MCU and, relatively speaking, DC Films because they like the cinematic incarnations of those specific characters. Ryan Scott Aug 22, 2020 It ran for four seasons containing a total of 52 episodes, with Static going on to appear in Justice League Unlimited and Young Justice. 0:32. Fans were guessing we'd get at least one new movie … A live-action Static Shock movie was announced to be in very early development at Warner Bros. during DC FanDome this Saturday. Here's everything we know about the project. DIS HBO Max will soon be seeing an infusion of new TV shows and films, including the complete runs of Static Shock and Justice League.. Justice League and Justice League Unlimited will be available to stream starting on Feb. 1, while Static Shock will arrive on the service on Feb. 15. Static Shock is tells the story of Virgil Hawkings, a teenaged boy who lives in the fictional city of Dakota City, based on Detroit, Michigan. He would grow up to become one of Earth's mightiest heroes. When Hudlin first mentioned the movie at DC FanDome, many hoped that confirmation of the movie's development could come quickly from the studio. She would be inducted into the mainstream DC continuity during the year-long “No Man’s Land” event (during which Gotham was cut off from the rest of the country following a massive earthquake) in 1999. New Line’s 1998 adaptation of Blade (created in 1973… so just a, uh, 25 year gap) opened the door for X-Men and Spider-Man. With the excitement surrounding Jordan's involvement, here's what we know about Static Shock. I've studied the film industry, both academically and informally, and with an emphasis in box office analysis, for nearly 30 years. A live-action Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros., and here's everything we know about the upcoming superhero movie. DC CONFIRMS MILESTONE RETURN TO PUBLISHING IN FEBRUARY 2021! Static Shock Theme Song by Dark Detective. Static Shock movie production status is currently Development . The next evolution/phase of the comic book superhero movie has to be not just multi-verses or multi-platform connectivity but superheroes and supervillains that represent underserved demographics that mostly sat on the sidelines while Marvel and DC took over Hollywood. Find more info on the comics below. For now, Michael B. Jordan is probably giving us a Static Shock movie, and it’ll make Virgil the newest (and, yes, youngest) Marvel or DC superhero to get their own live-action movie. Watch NOBLE now on Youtube! Static, real name Virgil Ovid Hawkins, is a Bang Baby and protector of Dakota. Team RWBY and Team JNPR get transported to a wired room were they watch the 2000 series Static Shock, I do not own RWBY or Static shock or Persona. It was one of th… With Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore, Anabel Shaw. Static Shock, the Black teenage DC Comics character with electroshock powers, is getting his own animated movie. Directed by Alfred L. Werker. Regarding the Milestone comic book relaunch, a digital Static Shock comic is in the works which will be followed by a graphic novel and the return of Milestone heroes Icon & Rocket. Cooper Hood is a news and feature writer for Screen Rant. As such, especially for Marvel which to be fair went first, a premium was placed on safe, conventionally mainstream characters which meant a bunch of white guys saving the world and getting the girl. A new “Static Shock” movie may be on the way. When he isn’t writing about or watching new releases, Cooper is a fantasy football obsessive and looking to expand his Blu-Ray collection – because physical media is still king! As far as “of the moment” screen heroes, we got a bit of that in the 1990’s after Tim Burton’s Batman. The Static Shock live action movie was announced and there is a lot of hype surrounding it. This has been one of the issues in terms of having today’s of-the-moment pop culture revolving around mostly white dudes who were birthed just before World War II or just before the Vietnam war. Otherwise, the various DC/Marvel superheroes who got their own live-action movies are either decades-old superheroes (Superman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, etc.) What Michael has to say about the movie Static Shock: The move jolts the … cast for a live action Static Shock movie by tpl1992 | created - 22 Oct 2014 | updated - 22 Oct 2014 | Public Sort by: View: 14 names 1. Directed by Stefan Dezil. Addit… The … A one-stop shop for all things video games. Think of it as their way of trying to beat the Marvel Cinematic Universe at its own game. At a DC FanDome panel on Saturday, filmmaker Reginald Hudlin said there’s been “serious … In a surprise DC Fandome panel, Milestone Comics co … The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Michael B. Jordan is producing a Static Shock live-action movie … Static Shock Will Build a New DC Movie Universe Says Producer Michael B. Jordan. No other specific details or talent attachments were unveiled about the Static Shock movie, but Hudlin is involved with expanding the creative franchise that is … Michael B. Jordan is producing the Static Shock movie at DC that is in active development which was recently announced at the DC FanDome online digital convention.. THR reports Jordan will produce via Outlier Society, his Warners-based banner, along with Reginald Hudlin, the director and producer of Marshall which starred Chadwick Boseman. Reginald Hudlin is involved in some capacity, which will likely turn out to be as a producer. The reveal came as part of this weekend's massive DC FanDome event, which is bringing with it … Created in 1993 at Milestone Comics, Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock was introduced to comic fans in an effort to bolster the number of heroes of color. You may opt-out by, Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. 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Chris Copeland has shared some unused art from a proposed Static Shock animated movie that never got moving at … Pride is your legacy. So far, it has not been announced who will play Static. Pride is your family. Static Shock and Batgirl as characters aren’t A-list heroes like Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman are. Everything We Know About Michael B. Jordan's Static Shock Movie. Except these updated adaptations of characters created in the 1940’s, 1970’s and 1980’s are actually scoring blockbuster movies which now dominate pop culture and entertainment media, which you can’t say for Hercules, Peter Pan, King Arthur or Robin Hood. but went out under Miramax, while, yes, WB’s Steel arrived in theaters just a few years after the character debuted as one of four replacement Supermen in DC’s “The Reign of Superman” arc. Also, Walter Hamada reportedly told the New York Times that DC Entertainment would begin releasing four large blockbusters in 2022 and into the foreseeable future. The DC animated classics 'Static Shock,' 'Justice League,' and 'Justice League Unlimited' will have a new streaming home on HBO Max. Related: Static Shock Leads Milestone's Return To DC Next Year. or characters who popped up in the 1970’s (Wolverine), 1980’s (Venom) and very early 1990’s (Deadpool, Steel). Make further Covid curbs in next 24 hours to halt spread, says … No further details about the Static Shock movie were revealed. I have extensively written about all of said subjects for the last 11 years. I've studied the film industry, both academically and informally, and with an emphasis in box office analysis, for nearly 30 years. DC. She died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.Despite his small stature and quick tongue, Virgil was an honor roll student before his crime-fighting career began. Static Shock, the Black teenage DC Comics character with electroshock powers, is getting his own animated movie. So we’re in serious conversations about, as we’re launching the comic book series, developing the Fan Made DEATH BATTLE Trailer: Miles Morales vs Static Shock(Marvel vs DC) Reginald Hudlin revealed at DC FanDome that a live-action Static Shock movie is in the works. Daisy Watkins, an up and coming news reporter, goes to Dakota City to to discover the name of a super-powered teenage vigilante. Every year Cooper looks forward to seeing the latest blockbusters from the likes of Marvel, DC, and Star Wars, but also loves the rush to catch up on Oscar films near the end of the year. Static Shock Movie Could Be Released Exclusively On HBO Max. and Marvel prep a Disney+ series for the created-in-2013 Ms. Marvel (played by Iman Vellani), we may get a Static Shock movie. In the months since the live-action Static Shock movie was announced, it has been revealed that Michael B. Jordan has joined the project. A live-action Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros., and here's everything we know about the upcoming superhero movie. August 18, 2020. Static Shock ran for four seasons, with 52 half-hour episodes in total. Press Release . In the city of Dakota, a teenage boy with electricity based powers, with the help of his inventive friend, fights crime as a superhero. He will present via Outlier Society, his Warners-based banner. We also know that Michael B. Jordan is set to produce the film. Leon Thomas III Actor | August Rush Thomas was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to Los Angeles, … It's a fan adaptation of Dwayne McDuffie's comic book and television series: Static Shock. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Michael B. Jordan set to produce Static Shock movie adaptation! He does have directing and writing experience, though, but it is unconfirmed if he will tackle either job for Static Shock. 1 History 1.1 Gang warfare 1.2 Protector of Dakota 1.3 World's greatest heroes 2 Alternate Timeline 3 Love interests 3.1 Daisy Watkins 4 Powers, abilities and techniques 5 Background information 6 Appearances 6.1 Static Shock 6.2 … (Credit: DC Universe) This is the second attempt at a revival for Milestone, which shut down in … Pride is your love. We're sorry but jw-app doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. … Once the Marvel Cinematic Universe arrived with Iron Man in 2008, and then Man of Steel announced the unofficial arrival of DC Films in 2013, the priority was on building successful superhero universes/franchises. No, I don’t think the lionization of the MCU is by itself a lionization of superhero power fantasies in the abstract. He graduated college in 2016 with a Bachelor's degree in Media & Public Communication, with a minor in Media Production. Static Shock was first announced at DC FanDome in August. The announcement of when Static Shock will be released will likely have to wait until the movie's creative team has been assembled. Created by Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, Derek Dingle. This indicates that the movie will not be set in the same universe as other DC movies or the DC Extended Universe. With Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson, Michele Morgan. Filmmaker Reginald Hudlin made a surprise reveal during DC FanDome that a Static Shock movie is in the works. If you're an avid movie watcher you'll be figuring out things early on, having a hard time suspending disbelief, and going to that place where the great ones take you. Other DC Comics-based shows and films slated to debut on HBO Max … One of the most intriguing new titles announced during the virtual DC FanDome event in August was a Static Shock movie… Michael B. Jordan is producing a Static Shock live-action movie for Warner Bros. and DC Films. Follow me at @ScottMendelson and "like" The Ticket Booth on Facebook. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. Static Shock The Movie 2020 Teaser Trailer by Jakwon. But that’s pretentious speculation. Modern pop-culture is dominated by adaptations of superheroes comics which were created 60-80 years ago. As a teenage hero, he was designed in the same archetype as Spider-Man. Static Shock was on the air for the better part of four years, premiering in 2000 and ending in 2004. As a major comic book fan and Static fan, Jordan will use his star power to help push Static Shock forward as a producer. Meanwhile, Creed star Michael B. Jordan has signed on to produce the Static Shock movie. PGRE 'Static Shock' was created in 1993. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin revealed that a Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros. “We’re talking with other divisions at Warner Bros, even those in animated about doing (Milestone Media) feature films, and we’re also involved in extending the Milestone characters into new media, like podcasts with a series of stories on podcast. That’s the news from The Hollywood Reporter yesterday, as Jordan will be a main producer along with currently attached Reginald Hudlin (who is about to relaunch Milestone Comics) in a move that makes it more likely that Virgil Hawkins will get his own movie. The actor is joining Warner Bros. and DC Comics Static Shock as a producer. Static is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.The character was created by Milestone Comics founders Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, and Derek T. Dingle.Static's first appearance was made in Static #1 (June 1993) in the Modern Age of Comic Books, written by McDuffie and Robert L. Washington III, and illustrated … Meanwhile, Brandon Lee’s The Crow began at Paramount The Marvel and DC films have made/will make certain demographic updates, like casting Pacific Islander Jason Momoa as Aquaman, making Anthony Mackie the post-Steve Rogers Captain America and centering the next Thor movie around Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster/Mighty Thor. Static Shock is an American superhero animated television series based on the Milestone Media/DC Comics superhero Static. The Static Shock movie currently does not have a director, writer, or any cast members attached. I have extensively written about all. Rachel Labonte Dec 28, 2020. Heck, if this all works, and this is a big “if,” we may see DC Films divided up into subsections, like the Shazam/Black Adam/Justice Society franchise, the straight-up DC Films continuity, the Milestone/Dakotaverse universe featuring Rocket, Icon and Starlight, the one-shots (Joker, The Batman, DC Superpets) and whatever becomes of Zack Snyder’s first three movies after the SnyderCut of Justice League debuts next year on HBO Max. DC's developing Static Shock movie could very well end up an HBO Max exclusive film, according to a new report with president Walter Hamada. Static Shock Live-Action Movie Officially Announced at DC FanDome. Despite his continued popularity, it wasn't until 2020 that news surfaced of WB putting plans in place to make a movie. Nobody deserves a medal for making a movie based on a 30 year old character which will open just over/under 25 years after the KidsWB animated series and 15 years after the character joined the mainstream DC Comics continuity. When he was around 10–11 years-old, Virgil Hawkins' mother Jean, a medic, was hit by a stray bullet, while helping the victims of a gang riot. All-New Static Shock … News that there is indeed going to be a live-action Static Shock movie that leads to the question of who will play Virgil Ovid Hawkins/Static. Follow Cooper on Twitter @MovieCooper. Blerd Without Fear does fantasy casting, who should direct the movie, and how the story of Virgil Hawkins should be broken down. © 2021 Forbes Media LLC. It’s not unlike the whole “We gotta make James Bond and Tarzan woke” schtick, which is apparently easier for Hollywood than adapting newer characters which don’t have previous generations’ problematic contexts and historical legacies. Now, as Walt Disney And you can certainly argue how faithful-to-the-source Shaquille O’Neal’s Steel was back when it bombed ($1.7 million) in August of 1997. Created in 1993 at Milestone Comics, Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock was introduced to comic fans in an effort to bolster the number of heroes of color. Instead, Static Shock could be a launching pad for other Milestone characters to get movies. Batgirl, Static Shock, and Other DC Movies Will Debut Exclusively on HBO Max + by Kshiteej Naik Posted Dec. 29, 2020, 10:35 a.m. 22/08/2020 . If it were just superhero fiction as a mere sub-genre, Hellboy wouldn’t have bombed last year and Disney wouldn’t have gotten grief for turning Mulan into a superhero. Assuming Static Shock becomes a live-action theatrical feature, it’ll make Static Shock, created in June of 1993 by (deep breath, Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, John Paul Leon, Robert L. Washington III and Michael Davis, the newest DC or Marvel superhero to get their own live-action superhero movie. Michael B. Jordan will produce “ Static Shock,” a movie adaptation of the comic book, unveiled by Reginald Hudlin during August’s DC FanDome. That’s obviously a net positive, but it’s not that different from “Hey, we want a lady Indiana Jones!” and it’s not the same as wholly new characters who happen to be “not a white guy.”. In today’s video Blerd Without Fear breaks down how to make The Static Shock Movie the right way. A potential Static Shock film was announced in August during the DC FanDome event, along with the news that DC is relaunching the Milestone Media imprint. Dr. Quinzel debuted on Batman: The Animated Series in September of 1992 and made her first comics appearance in August of 1993 in Batman Adventures #12. He's no stranger to comic book movies after roles in Fantastic 4 and Black Panther, while Jordan also launched the Netflix superhero series Raising Dion based on the comics of the same name. He was also involved with several extra-curricular functions, most frequently helping his father Robert at Dakota's community center. Actor Michael B. Jordan and his team at Outlier Society have signed on produce DC's upcoming Static Shock movie.. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Jordan is … Static Shock Will Build a New DC Movie Universe Says Producer Michael B. Jordan. He joined Screen Rant in late 2016 following a year-long stint with MCU Exchange, which came after first developing an MCU blog of his own. Genre appropriation would follow, but we should never forget the irony of DC comparatively stumbling out of the gate with Batman and Superman only to soar with Wonder Woman, Aquaman and an R-rated, action-lite, Joker drama. It's a fan adaptation of Dwayne McDuffie's comic book and television series: Static Shock. While mainstream Hollywood mostly offered up period-piece pulp adaptations that didn’t commercially click (Dick Tracy, The Rocketeer, The Shadow, The Phantom), New Line Cinema scored big with present-tense, of-the-moment comic book fantasies based on currently popular and new comics like The Mask ($350 million in 1994), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ($200 million in 1990), and Spawn ($88 million in 1997). Jordan will join Reginald Hudlin on the feature project that was first to comment during August’s DC FanDome event. MORE: All 29 Upcoming & In-Development DC Films. The show revolves around Virgil Hawkins, an African-American boy, who uses the secret identity of 'Static' after exposure to a mutagen gas during a gang fight which gave him electromagneticpowers. The hero that last showcased from 2000 to 2004 with his show “Static Shock” is getting some love once more! 5 months ago. Jordan revealed on … By October of the same year, Michael B. Jordan joined the production team as co-producer alongside Hudlin. Although it wasn't until 2010 that Static officially was reborn as part of the DC universe, an animated Static Shock TV show launched in 2000. One potentially big reveal that Michael B. Jordan provided about Static Shock is that it will launch a new universe. DC FanDome: Warner Bros considering 'Static Shock' movie Tom Beasley. Audiences flock to the MCU and, relatively speaking, DC Films because they like the cinematic incarnations of those specific characters. Ryan Scott Aug 22, 2020 It ran for four seasons containing a total of 52 episodes, with Static going on to appear in Justice League Unlimited and Young Justice. 0:32. Fans were guessing we'd get at least one new movie … A live-action Static Shock movie was announced to be in very early development at Warner Bros. during DC FanDome this Saturday. Here's everything we know about the project. DIS HBO Max will soon be seeing an infusion of new TV shows and films, including the complete runs of Static Shock and Justice League.. Justice League and Justice League Unlimited will be available to stream starting on Feb. 1, while Static Shock will arrive on the service on Feb. 15. Static Shock is tells the story of Virgil Hawkings, a teenaged boy who lives in the fictional city of Dakota City, based on Detroit, Michigan. He would grow up to become one of Earth's mightiest heroes. When Hudlin first mentioned the movie at DC FanDome, many hoped that confirmation of the movie's development could come quickly from the studio. She would be inducted into the mainstream DC continuity during the year-long “No Man’s Land” event (during which Gotham was cut off from the rest of the country following a massive earthquake) in 1999. New Line’s 1998 adaptation of Blade (created in 1973… so just a, uh, 25 year gap) opened the door for X-Men and Spider-Man. With the excitement surrounding Jordan's involvement, here's what we know about Static Shock. I've studied the film industry, both academically and informally, and with an emphasis in box office analysis, for nearly 30 years. A live-action Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros., and here's everything we know about the upcoming superhero movie. DC CONFIRMS MILESTONE RETURN TO PUBLISHING IN FEBRUARY 2021! Static Shock Theme Song by Dark Detective. Static Shock movie production status is currently Development . The next evolution/phase of the comic book superhero movie has to be not just multi-verses or multi-platform connectivity but superheroes and supervillains that represent underserved demographics that mostly sat on the sidelines while Marvel and DC took over Hollywood. Find more info on the comics below. For now, Michael B. Jordan is probably giving us a Static Shock movie, and it’ll make Virgil the newest (and, yes, youngest) Marvel or DC superhero to get their own live-action movie. Watch NOBLE now on Youtube! Static, real name Virgil Ovid Hawkins, is a Bang Baby and protector of Dakota. Team RWBY and Team JNPR get transported to a wired room were they watch the 2000 series Static Shock, I do not own RWBY or Static shock or Persona. It was one of th… With Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore, Anabel Shaw. Static Shock, the Black teenage DC Comics character with electroshock powers, is getting his own animated movie. Directed by Alfred L. Werker. Regarding the Milestone comic book relaunch, a digital Static Shock comic is in the works which will be followed by a graphic novel and the return of Milestone heroes Icon & Rocket. Cooper Hood is a news and feature writer for Screen Rant. As such, especially for Marvel which to be fair went first, a premium was placed on safe, conventionally mainstream characters which meant a bunch of white guys saving the world and getting the girl. A new “Static Shock” movie may be on the way. When he isn’t writing about or watching new releases, Cooper is a fantasy football obsessive and looking to expand his Blu-Ray collection – because physical media is still king! As far as “of the moment” screen heroes, we got a bit of that in the 1990’s after Tim Burton’s Batman. The Static Shock live action movie was announced and there is a lot of hype surrounding it. This has been one of the issues in terms of having today’s of-the-moment pop culture revolving around mostly white dudes who were birthed just before World War II or just before the Vietnam war. Otherwise, the various DC/Marvel superheroes who got their own live-action movies are either decades-old superheroes (Superman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, etc.) What Michael has to say about the movie Static Shock: The move jolts the … cast for a live action Static Shock movie by tpl1992 | created - 22 Oct 2014 | updated - 22 Oct 2014 | Public Sort by: View: 14 names 1. Directed by Stefan Dezil. Addit… The … A one-stop shop for all things video games. Think of it as their way of trying to beat the Marvel Cinematic Universe at its own game. At a DC FanDome panel on Saturday, filmmaker Reginald Hudlin said there’s been “serious … In a surprise DC Fandome panel, Milestone Comics co … The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Michael B. Jordan is producing a Static Shock live-action movie … Static Shock Will Build a New DC Movie Universe Says Producer Michael B. Jordan. No other specific details or talent attachments were unveiled about the Static Shock movie, but Hudlin is involved with expanding the creative franchise that is … Michael B. Jordan is producing the Static Shock movie at DC that is in active development which was recently announced at the DC FanDome online digital convention.. THR reports Jordan will produce via Outlier Society, his Warners-based banner, along with Reginald Hudlin, the director and producer of Marshall which starred Chadwick Boseman. Reginald Hudlin is involved in some capacity, which will likely turn out to be as a producer. The reveal came as part of this weekend's massive DC FanDome event, which is bringing with it … Created in 1993 at Milestone Comics, Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock was introduced to comic fans in an effort to bolster the number of heroes of color. You may opt-out by, Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. 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The project will be a collaboration between DC Films, Warner Bros. Pictures, and Milestone Media. Assuming Static Shock becomes a live-action theatrical feature, it’ll make Static Shock, created in June of 1993 by (deep breath, Dwayne McDuffie, Denys … A Static Shock movie is officially in the works. Cooper’s love for movies began by watching Toy Story and Lion King on repeat as a child, but it wasn't until The Avengers that he took an invested interest in movies and the filmmaking process, leading him to discover the world of film journalism. The only possible exception would be Harley Quinn. Michael says “I’m proud to be a part of building a new universe centered around black superheroes; our community deserves that,” to THR Reporter. The 'Static Shock' TV series ran for more than 50 episodes. But once X-Men and Spider-Man showed Hollywood that A) technology had advanced to the point of successfully approximating comic book fantasy adventures and B) audiences would show up for these big-budget movies based on well-known comic book characters, we got a slew of movies (Daredevil, Fantastic Four, Batman Begins, The Punisher, Ghost Rider, etc.) 0:13. A psychologically distraught woman is committed to a private sanitarium by the man she witnessed commit a murder. Nonetheless, the marketplace is still dominated by revamped and updated adaptations of characters from half-a-century ago. Jordan's company, Outlier Society, will serve as one of the production studios. The reveal came as part of this weekend's massive DC FanDome event, which is bringing with it lots of … We’re (hopefully) getting a Static Shock movie courtesy of DC Films, Warner Bros. and Michael B. Jordan’s Outlier Society. You’ve Just Won The Super Bowl, What Are You Going To Do Next. 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October 18, 2020 • Story selection and rights acquired; idea being crafted into usable script; financing and casting attachments sought; aiming for 'greenlight'. Please enable it to continue. Considering the limited amount of … In his statement about the news he was producing the movie, Jordan said, "I’m proud to be a part of building a new universe centered around black superheroes; our community deserves that." Static became a very popular … Static Shock is based on the Milestone Media comic of the same name, and centers around teenager Virgil Hawkins after he gains electromagnetic abilities from an accident called "The Big Bang." Static Shock was on the air for the better part of four years, premiering in 2000 and ending in 2004. It premiered on September 23, 2000, on the WB Television Network's Kids' WB programming block. Static Shock and Milestone Comics returns in 2021 with new comic books and possibly a movie. Virgil adopts the persona of Static to protect his hometown of Dakota from all manner of threats. PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 22: Michael B. Jordan attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards at the ... [+] Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. He is not going to star as Virgil Hawkins and currently does not have a role at all, even though he could wind up playing a supporting character. Daisy Watkins, an up and coming news reporter, goes to Dakota City to to discover the name of a super-powered teenage vigilante. Please enable it to continue. In August 2020, Reginald Hudlin announced at DC FanDome that a live action Static Shock movie is in development. And yes, Miles Morales, created by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli, debuted in August of 2011 and got his own animated movie (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) in December of 2018. We're already seeing the early fruits of this unified … 3:10. Michael B. 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Static Shock is an American superhero animated television series based on the Milestone Media/DC Comics superhero Static.It premiered on September 23, 2000, on the WB Television Network's Kids' WB programming block. Michael B. Jordan is producing a Static Shock live-action movie for DC Comics and Warner Bros. Chris Copeland has shared some unused art from a proposed Static Shock animated movie that never got moving at … Pride is your legacy. So far, it has not been announced who will play Static. Pride is your family. Static Shock and Batgirl as characters aren’t A-list heroes like Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman are. Everything We Know About Michael B. Jordan's Static Shock Movie. Except these updated adaptations of characters created in the 1940’s, 1970’s and 1980’s are actually scoring blockbuster movies which now dominate pop culture and entertainment media, which you can’t say for Hercules, Peter Pan, King Arthur or Robin Hood. but went out under Miramax, while, yes, WB’s Steel arrived in theaters just a few years after the character debuted as one of four replacement Supermen in DC’s “The Reign of Superman” arc. Also, Walter Hamada reportedly told the New York Times that DC Entertainment would begin releasing four large blockbusters in 2022 and into the foreseeable future. The DC animated classics 'Static Shock,' 'Justice League,' and 'Justice League Unlimited' will have a new streaming home on HBO Max. Related: Static Shock Leads Milestone's Return To DC Next Year. or characters who popped up in the 1970’s (Wolverine), 1980’s (Venom) and very early 1990’s (Deadpool, Steel). Make further Covid curbs in next 24 hours to halt spread, says … No further details about the Static Shock movie were revealed. I have extensively written about all of said subjects for the last 11 years. I've studied the film industry, both academically and informally, and with an emphasis in box office analysis, for nearly 30 years. DC. She died in the ambulance on the way to the hospital.Despite his small stature and quick tongue, Virgil was an honor roll student before his crime-fighting career began. Static Shock, the Black teenage DC Comics character with electroshock powers, is getting his own animated movie. So we’re in serious conversations about, as we’re launching the comic book series, developing the Fan Made DEATH BATTLE Trailer: Miles Morales vs Static Shock(Marvel vs DC) Reginald Hudlin revealed at DC FanDome that a live-action Static Shock movie is in the works. Daisy Watkins, an up and coming news reporter, goes to Dakota City to to discover the name of a super-powered teenage vigilante. Every year Cooper looks forward to seeing the latest blockbusters from the likes of Marvel, DC, and Star Wars, but also loves the rush to catch up on Oscar films near the end of the year. Static Shock Movie Could Be Released Exclusively On HBO Max. and Marvel prep a Disney+ series for the created-in-2013 Ms. Marvel (played by Iman Vellani), we may get a Static Shock movie. In the months since the live-action Static Shock movie was announced, it has been revealed that Michael B. Jordan has joined the project. A live-action Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros., and here's everything we know about the upcoming superhero movie. August 18, 2020. Static Shock ran for four seasons, with 52 half-hour episodes in total. Press Release . In the city of Dakota, a teenage boy with electricity based powers, with the help of his inventive friend, fights crime as a superhero. He will present via Outlier Society, his Warners-based banner. We also know that Michael B. Jordan is set to produce the film. Leon Thomas III Actor | August Rush Thomas was born in Brooklyn, New York, but moved to Los Angeles, … It's a fan adaptation of Dwayne McDuffie's comic book and television series: Static Shock. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. Michael B. Jordan set to produce Static Shock movie adaptation! He does have directing and writing experience, though, but it is unconfirmed if he will tackle either job for Static Shock. 1 History 1.1 Gang warfare 1.2 Protector of Dakota 1.3 World's greatest heroes 2 Alternate Timeline 3 Love interests 3.1 Daisy Watkins 4 Powers, abilities and techniques 5 Background information 6 Appearances 6.1 Static Shock 6.2 … (Credit: DC Universe) This is the second attempt at a revival for Milestone, which shut down in … Pride is your love. We're sorry but jw-app doesn't work properly without JavaScript enabled. … Once the Marvel Cinematic Universe arrived with Iron Man in 2008, and then Man of Steel announced the unofficial arrival of DC Films in 2013, the priority was on building successful superhero universes/franchises. No, I don’t think the lionization of the MCU is by itself a lionization of superhero power fantasies in the abstract. He graduated college in 2016 with a Bachelor's degree in Media & Public Communication, with a minor in Media Production. Static Shock was first announced at DC FanDome in August. The announcement of when Static Shock will be released will likely have to wait until the movie's creative team has been assembled. Created by Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, Derek Dingle. This indicates that the movie will not be set in the same universe as other DC movies or the DC Extended Universe. With Phil LaMarr, Jason Marsden, Kevin Michael Richardson, Michele Morgan. Filmmaker Reginald Hudlin made a surprise reveal during DC FanDome that a Static Shock movie is in the works. If you're an avid movie watcher you'll be figuring out things early on, having a hard time suspending disbelief, and going to that place where the great ones take you. Other DC Comics-based shows and films slated to debut on HBO Max … One of the most intriguing new titles announced during the virtual DC FanDome event in August was a Static Shock movie… Michael B. Jordan is producing a Static Shock live-action movie for Warner Bros. and DC Films. Follow me at @ScottMendelson and "like" The Ticket Booth on Facebook. All Rights Reserved, This is a BETA experience. Static Shock The Movie 2020 Teaser Trailer by Jakwon. But that’s pretentious speculation. Modern pop-culture is dominated by adaptations of superheroes comics which were created 60-80 years ago. As a teenage hero, he was designed in the same archetype as Spider-Man. Static Shock was on the air for the better part of four years, premiering in 2000 and ending in 2004. As a major comic book fan and Static fan, Jordan will use his star power to help push Static Shock forward as a producer. Meanwhile, Creed star Michael B. Jordan has signed on to produce the Static Shock movie. PGRE 'Static Shock' was created in 1993. Oscar-nominated filmmaker Reginald Hudlin revealed that a Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros. “We’re talking with other divisions at Warner Bros, even those in animated about doing (Milestone Media) feature films, and we’re also involved in extending the Milestone characters into new media, like podcasts with a series of stories on podcast. That’s the news from The Hollywood Reporter yesterday, as Jordan will be a main producer along with currently attached Reginald Hudlin (who is about to relaunch Milestone Comics) in a move that makes it more likely that Virgil Hawkins will get his own movie. The actor is joining Warner Bros. and DC Comics Static Shock as a producer. Static is a fictional superhero appearing in American comic books published by DC Comics.The character was created by Milestone Comics founders Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, Michael Davis, and Derek T. Dingle.Static's first appearance was made in Static #1 (June 1993) in the Modern Age of Comic Books, written by McDuffie and Robert L. Washington III, and illustrated … Meanwhile, Brandon Lee’s The Crow began at Paramount The Marvel and DC films have made/will make certain demographic updates, like casting Pacific Islander Jason Momoa as Aquaman, making Anthony Mackie the post-Steve Rogers Captain America and centering the next Thor movie around Natalie Portman’s Jane Foster/Mighty Thor. Static Shock is an American superhero animated television series based on the Milestone Media/DC Comics superhero Static. The Static Shock movie currently does not have a director, writer, or any cast members attached. I have extensively written about all. Rachel Labonte Dec 28, 2020. Heck, if this all works, and this is a big “if,” we may see DC Films divided up into subsections, like the Shazam/Black Adam/Justice Society franchise, the straight-up DC Films continuity, the Milestone/Dakotaverse universe featuring Rocket, Icon and Starlight, the one-shots (Joker, The Batman, DC Superpets) and whatever becomes of Zack Snyder’s first three movies after the SnyderCut of Justice League debuts next year on HBO Max. DC's developing Static Shock movie could very well end up an HBO Max exclusive film, according to a new report with president Walter Hamada. Static Shock Live-Action Movie Officially Announced at DC FanDome. Despite his continued popularity, it wasn't until 2020 that news surfaced of WB putting plans in place to make a movie. Nobody deserves a medal for making a movie based on a 30 year old character which will open just over/under 25 years after the KidsWB animated series and 15 years after the character joined the mainstream DC Comics continuity. When he was around 10–11 years-old, Virgil Hawkins' mother Jean, a medic, was hit by a stray bullet, while helping the victims of a gang riot. All-New Static Shock … News that there is indeed going to be a live-action Static Shock movie that leads to the question of who will play Virgil Ovid Hawkins/Static. Follow Cooper on Twitter @MovieCooper. Blerd Without Fear does fantasy casting, who should direct the movie, and how the story of Virgil Hawkins should be broken down. © 2021 Forbes Media LLC. It’s not unlike the whole “We gotta make James Bond and Tarzan woke” schtick, which is apparently easier for Hollywood than adapting newer characters which don’t have previous generations’ problematic contexts and historical legacies. Now, as Walt Disney And you can certainly argue how faithful-to-the-source Shaquille O’Neal’s Steel was back when it bombed ($1.7 million) in August of 1997. Created in 1993 at Milestone Comics, Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock was introduced to comic fans in an effort to bolster the number of heroes of color. Instead, Static Shock could be a launching pad for other Milestone characters to get movies. Batgirl, Static Shock, and Other DC Movies Will Debut Exclusively on HBO Max + by Kshiteej Naik Posted Dec. 29, 2020, 10:35 a.m. 22/08/2020 . If it were just superhero fiction as a mere sub-genre, Hellboy wouldn’t have bombed last year and Disney wouldn’t have gotten grief for turning Mulan into a superhero. Assuming Static Shock becomes a live-action theatrical feature, it’ll make Static Shock, created in June of 1993 by (deep breath, Dwayne McDuffie, Denys Cowan, John Paul Leon, Robert L. Washington III and Michael Davis, the newest DC or Marvel superhero to get their own live-action superhero movie. Michael B. Jordan will produce “ Static Shock,” a movie adaptation of the comic book, unveiled by Reginald Hudlin during August’s DC FanDome. That’s obviously a net positive, but it’s not that different from “Hey, we want a lady Indiana Jones!” and it’s not the same as wholly new characters who happen to be “not a white guy.”. In today’s video Blerd Without Fear breaks down how to make The Static Shock Movie the right way. A potential Static Shock film was announced in August during the DC FanDome event, along with the news that DC is relaunching the Milestone Media imprint. Dr. Quinzel debuted on Batman: The Animated Series in September of 1992 and made her first comics appearance in August of 1993 in Batman Adventures #12. He's no stranger to comic book movies after roles in Fantastic 4 and Black Panther, while Jordan also launched the Netflix superhero series Raising Dion based on the comics of the same name. He was also involved with several extra-curricular functions, most frequently helping his father Robert at Dakota's community center. Actor Michael B. Jordan and his team at Outlier Society have signed on produce DC's upcoming Static Shock movie.. As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, Jordan is … Static Shock Will Build a New DC Movie Universe Says Producer Michael B. Jordan. He joined Screen Rant in late 2016 following a year-long stint with MCU Exchange, which came after first developing an MCU blog of his own. Genre appropriation would follow, but we should never forget the irony of DC comparatively stumbling out of the gate with Batman and Superman only to soar with Wonder Woman, Aquaman and an R-rated, action-lite, Joker drama. It's a fan adaptation of Dwayne McDuffie's comic book and television series: Static Shock. While mainstream Hollywood mostly offered up period-piece pulp adaptations that didn’t commercially click (Dick Tracy, The Rocketeer, The Shadow, The Phantom), New Line Cinema scored big with present-tense, of-the-moment comic book fantasies based on currently popular and new comics like The Mask ($350 million in 1994), Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles ($200 million in 1990), and Spawn ($88 million in 1997). Jordan will join Reginald Hudlin on the feature project that was first to comment during August’s DC FanDome event. MORE: All 29 Upcoming & In-Development DC Films. The show revolves around Virgil Hawkins, an African-American boy, who uses the secret identity of 'Static' after exposure to a mutagen gas during a gang fight which gave him electromagneticpowers. The hero that last showcased from 2000 to 2004 with his show “Static Shock” is getting some love once more! 5 months ago. Jordan revealed on … By October of the same year, Michael B. Jordan joined the production team as co-producer alongside Hudlin. Although it wasn't until 2010 that Static officially was reborn as part of the DC universe, an animated Static Shock TV show launched in 2000. One potentially big reveal that Michael B. Jordan provided about Static Shock is that it will launch a new universe. DC FanDome: Warner Bros considering 'Static Shock' movie Tom Beasley. Audiences flock to the MCU and, relatively speaking, DC Films because they like the cinematic incarnations of those specific characters. Ryan Scott Aug 22, 2020 It ran for four seasons containing a total of 52 episodes, with Static going on to appear in Justice League Unlimited and Young Justice. 0:32. Fans were guessing we'd get at least one new movie … A live-action Static Shock movie was announced to be in very early development at Warner Bros. during DC FanDome this Saturday. Here's everything we know about the project. DIS HBO Max will soon be seeing an infusion of new TV shows and films, including the complete runs of Static Shock and Justice League.. Justice League and Justice League Unlimited will be available to stream starting on Feb. 1, while Static Shock will arrive on the service on Feb. 15. Static Shock is tells the story of Virgil Hawkings, a teenaged boy who lives in the fictional city of Dakota City, based on Detroit, Michigan. He would grow up to become one of Earth's mightiest heroes. When Hudlin first mentioned the movie at DC FanDome, many hoped that confirmation of the movie's development could come quickly from the studio. She would be inducted into the mainstream DC continuity during the year-long “No Man’s Land” event (during which Gotham was cut off from the rest of the country following a massive earthquake) in 1999. New Line’s 1998 adaptation of Blade (created in 1973… so just a, uh, 25 year gap) opened the door for X-Men and Spider-Man. With the excitement surrounding Jordan's involvement, here's what we know about Static Shock. I've studied the film industry, both academically and informally, and with an emphasis in box office analysis, for nearly 30 years. A live-action Static Shock movie is in development at Warner Bros., and here's everything we know about the upcoming superhero movie. DC CONFIRMS MILESTONE RETURN TO PUBLISHING IN FEBRUARY 2021! Static Shock Theme Song by Dark Detective. Static Shock movie production status is currently Development . The next evolution/phase of the comic book superhero movie has to be not just multi-verses or multi-platform connectivity but superheroes and supervillains that represent underserved demographics that mostly sat on the sidelines while Marvel and DC took over Hollywood. Find more info on the comics below. For now, Michael B. Jordan is probably giving us a Static Shock movie, and it’ll make Virgil the newest (and, yes, youngest) Marvel or DC superhero to get their own live-action movie. Watch NOBLE now on Youtube! Static, real name Virgil Ovid Hawkins, is a Bang Baby and protector of Dakota. Team RWBY and Team JNPR get transported to a wired room were they watch the 2000 series Static Shock, I do not own RWBY or Static shock or Persona. It was one of th… With Vincent Price, Lynn Bari, Frank Latimore, Anabel Shaw. Static Shock, the Black teenage DC Comics character with electroshock powers, is getting his own animated movie. Directed by Alfred L. Werker. Regarding the Milestone comic book relaunch, a digital Static Shock comic is in the works which will be followed by a graphic novel and the return of Milestone heroes Icon & Rocket. Cooper Hood is a news and feature writer for Screen Rant. As such, especially for Marvel which to be fair went first, a premium was placed on safe, conventionally mainstream characters which meant a bunch of white guys saving the world and getting the girl. A new “Static Shock” movie may be on the way. When he isn’t writing about or watching new releases, Cooper is a fantasy football obsessive and looking to expand his Blu-Ray collection – because physical media is still king! As far as “of the moment” screen heroes, we got a bit of that in the 1990’s after Tim Burton’s Batman. The Static Shock live action movie was announced and there is a lot of hype surrounding it. This has been one of the issues in terms of having today’s of-the-moment pop culture revolving around mostly white dudes who were birthed just before World War II or just before the Vietnam war. Otherwise, the various DC/Marvel superheroes who got their own live-action movies are either decades-old superheroes (Superman, Spider-Man, Iron Man, etc.) What Michael has to say about the movie Static Shock: The move jolts the … cast for a live action Static Shock movie by tpl1992 | created - 22 Oct 2014 | updated - 22 Oct 2014 | Public Sort by: View: 14 names 1. Directed by Stefan Dezil. Addit… The … A one-stop shop for all things video games. Think of it as their way of trying to beat the Marvel Cinematic Universe at its own game. At a DC FanDome panel on Saturday, filmmaker Reginald Hudlin said there’s been “serious … In a surprise DC Fandome panel, Milestone Comics co … The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Michael B. Jordan is producing a Static Shock live-action movie … Static Shock Will Build a New DC Movie Universe Says Producer Michael B. Jordan. No other specific details or talent attachments were unveiled about the Static Shock movie, but Hudlin is involved with expanding the creative franchise that is … Michael B. Jordan is producing the Static Shock movie at DC that is in active development which was recently announced at the DC FanDome online digital convention.. THR reports Jordan will produce via Outlier Society, his Warners-based banner, along with Reginald Hudlin, the director and producer of Marshall which starred Chadwick Boseman. Reginald Hudlin is involved in some capacity, which will likely turn out to be as a producer. The reveal came as part of this weekend's massive DC FanDome event, which is bringing with it … Created in 1993 at Milestone Comics, Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock was introduced to comic fans in an effort to bolster the number of heroes of color. You may opt-out by, Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. 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