It looks like Jaden Smith will be saying goodbye to his Batman wardrobe and hello to the black, blue and yellow of Static Shock.
In a recent interview with The Walking Dead and Everybody Hates Chris actor Tyler James Williams, Will Smith’s son, Jaden Smith, was referenced as the actor taking on the role of DC Comics’ superhero Static Shock.
A comment about the relatively small amount of “young, black superheroes” prompted some background voices to yell “Static Shock” and “Spider Man” to which Williams replied, “it’s great to see Static Shock is happening with Jaden.”
Up to this point, we knew that Warner Bros. was bringing a live-action Static Shock to the big screen, but an actor for the teen hero has not yet been confirmed.
Maybe Jaden is following in his father’s footsteps yet again, this time into the world of DC Comics.
What do you think? Is Jaden Smith prepared to take his acting career to the superhero level?
Check out Williams’ comment in the interview below (start at about 0:45)