Jaden Smith Confirmed As Static Shock By Tyler James Williams

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During a recent interview, actor Tyler James Williams (The Walking Dead, Everybody Hates Chris) pointed out that "there aren't a lot of young, black superheroes." Two people in the background can be heard shouting to him "Static Shock" and "Spider-Man." Those suggestions elicit an interesting response from Williams.

"I don't know... What you're taking about," Williams says to Flicks And The City with a knowing smile. "But yeah no, it's great to see Static Shock is happening with Jaden."

The "Jaden" he refers to, is Will Smith's After Earth co-star and real-life son Jaden. Back in October, Smith was rumored for Static Shock, which Warner Bros. has been developing as a live-action digital series with Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin.

Listen to his comments starting at the 1:05 mark in the video below.

Static Shock features the character Static, originally created in 1993 by Dwayne McDuffie, Robert L. Washington III, and John Paul Leon for Milestone Comics, the short-lived DC Comics imprint meant to increase representation of African-American creators and characters. Static, whose real name is Virgil Hawkins, possesses electricity-based powers.

Would you like to see Jaden play Static Shock?

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134 Comments

    • Mjking
    • 1 Posts in 15 Months

    Damn you Jace

  1. It doesn't matter the DCU is going to fail anyway

    • KK
    • 24 Posts in 17 Months

    I hope he is not genuanly going to be Static shock. His acting is terrible and he piggy backed wht shit career he has from his father. There might not be a lot of young black famous actors out there but anyone other than him

  2. Noooooooo!!!! Nepotism is strong in the Smith family. Come in will, you saw how it hurt after earth. Now you wanna use your place in WB and the dccu to make your son static???!?! Damn it

    • Konyak1
    • 1 Posts in 16 Months

    I don't want to see jaden in shit them damn kids get on my nerves, last thing i liked dude in was pursuit of happiness, then they start doing music dressing up as super heroes and calling themselves God's, i want watch it.

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