Jaden Smith to play Static Shock

Jaden Smith will next star as Virgil Hawkins aka Static Shock, according to actor Tyler James Williams.

During an interview, Williams discussed his activity in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the lack of young black superheroes, reported Ace Showbiz.

When Williams pointed out that “there aren’t a lot of young, black comic book superheroes”, two people in the background shouted Spider-Man and Static Shock.

The Walking Dead actor then responded, “I don’t know... What you’re <g data-gr-id="17">taking</g> about. But yeah no, it’s great to see Static Shock is happening with Jaden.” 

“We’ll see what happens, in what way Marvel decides to go with Spider-Man” he continued.
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