Michael B. Jordan Set To Play Superman For Upcoming HBO Max Series

Michael B. Jordan Set To Play Superman

Michael B. Jordan career is evolving for Superman, having debuted in found footage sleeper hit Chronicle and voiced Cyborg in Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, before going on to star in Josh Trank’s disastrous Fantastic Four and Ryan Coogler’s acclaimed Black Panther, as well as executive producing and playing a supporting role in Netflix’s Raising Dion.

Michael B. Jordan Set To Play Superman

The actor confirmed to speak with Warner Bros. about playing Superman a few years ago, but he recently took himself out of the running for J.J. Abrams and Ta-Nehisi Coates’ remake. After it was reported yesterday that Jordan is planning to produce a second series focusing on the Big Blue Boy Scout for HBO Max, which will follow the Val-Zod incarnation of the character, it appears that we may have figured out why.

Michael B. Jordan Set To Play Superman

It’s unclear if the streaming Superman will be a movie or a TV show, but both are likely in the works for WarnerMedia’s platform, given the plethora of feature-length and episodic DC Comics adaptations in the works. We don’t know who the writer is, therefore it’s not impossible that Jordan will play Val-Zod.


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