Static Shock movie is in works at DC, with animated feature on the way

Milestone Comics brass shared big news for Static and the rest of the superheroes of Dakota City at this weekend’s DC FanDome. Milestone characters are coming to animation for the first time since 2000’s Static ShockCartoon series are being produced, as is a live action film.

Reggie Hudlin, Milestone founder Denys Cowan and producer Reggie Hudlin made the announcement that Warner Bros. Animation — the division behind the multitude of DC Universe Animated Movies — is developing an animated film based on the Milestone superhero setting, written by Brandon Thomas (Hardware Season 1 Aquaman and The Becoming( The film will feature “more than one character,” according to Cowan, indicating that it won’t Just be the Virgil Hawkins/Static show — top Milestone characters include the Superman-reflecting Icon and Rocket, as well as the high-tech suit-wearing Hardware.

“This has been the thing that Milestone fans have been dreaming about for a long time, and we’re happy to give it to you, finally,” Cowan said.

Cowan and Hudlin confirmed, too, that Randy McKinnon was (Grand Army() develops a script to be used in a live-action production Static Shock feature film, a joint production between Warner Bros. and Michael B. Jordan’s production company, Outlier Society.

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