feature: jaden smith set to play superhero static?

May 27, 2015

Back in October, reports began circulating that Jaden Smith would be playing comic book hero Static in an upcoming Warner series. This was then played down as a mere rumour. However according to actor Tyler James Williams, Smith is now confirmed to play Virgil Hawkins; the teenage hero with electromagnetic powers. The Walking Dead Actor revealed the news in a Comic Con interview, stating: ‘There aren’t that many young black comic book super heroes. It’s great to see Static Shock is happening with Jaden.’ See that interview below.

By Alexander Aplerku, AFROPUNK Contributor