'Safety' Writer Randy McKinnon Tapped To Pen DC's 'Static Shock'

by Outsiders
March 26, 2021
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney+'s football drama Safety writer Randy McKinnon has been tapped to pen DC's Stack Shock for Warner Bros.

The project is being produced by Michael B. Jordan via his Outlier Society production shingle along with Reginald Hudlin, who directed Safety.

The project centering on Virgil Hawkins, a teenager who transforms into a superhero who gains electromagnetic powers after being exposed to strange gas. The series was animated and noteworthy for being the rare animated show to be headlined by a Black character.

The character first appeared in 1993's Static no. 1 via Milestone Comics, a now-defunct company founded by Black writers and artists to help make comics a more inclusive space and which had distribution through DC.
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EvilHayato - 2021-03-27 @ 4:13 am

I always enjoyed Statics cartoon back when it was on kids WB. Im betting he ll show up in Injustice 3 whenever it comes out. He was always on peoples wishlist to be included. So is this going to be a live action movie or animated? i cant tell with the information given. Either way im down tho. 

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