One other Black Superman undertaking is within the works! Ta-Nehisi Coates is at present engaged on a Superman reboot that explores the origins of a Black Superman, and on Friday, Collider reported that Michael B. Jordan and his Outlier Society manufacturing firm are creating their very own Black Superman for a restricted sequence with HBO Max. Whereas Jordan has but to substantiate the information himself, in line with the outlet, the present will heart on “the Val-Zod incarnation of the character.” Val-Zod is the second to make use of the Superman mantle together with Calvin Ellis, and is among the final Kryptonians of his universe. Particulars concerning the forged and crew are nonetheless scarce, but it surely’s rumored that Jordan will produce and sure star within the thrilling undertaking.
Jordan has been concerned in discussions about creating a Black Superman for fairly just a few years now. In 2019, the actor pitched a Superman reboot to Warner Bros., and most lately, he shot down rumors that he could be starring in Coates’s undertaking with JJ Abrams. “You hear the whispers and the rumors and stuff like that and it is only a praise,” Jordan mentioned. “I respect folks that take into consideration me in that sort of means for these roles. I do not actually have something extra to form of give on that, apart from it is simply flattering and I respect it.” Hopefully, we’ll get extra particulars on Jordan’s new sequence quickly!