Superheroes, there are millions, and although they look the same, they’re all different. So, whether it’s in Marvel or dc comics, every superhero can have many forms and so many origins, thanks to the magic of the multiverse, the rewrites and the lineage of the scripts. Today we are interested in one of them, which HBO wants to adapt in series.
A new HBO series
According to a report by Collider, Michael B. Jordan’s production company, which you’ve already seen in Black Panther or the excellent series The Whire/Listen, would prepare a new series around DC Comic’s (‘Swamp Thing, Batgirl‘) most famous superhero. The script would already be written by an unknown writer, and she will focus primarily on the character of Val-Zod.
Because Val-Zod is the black equivalent of Superman! We already know that Henry Cavill’s days as Kal-el are told, he sees even already behind him. DC is considering rebooting the character and his origin story, this series would fit better into the time age as it is a very good way to reset the character’s timeline based on a new version of the character. Although Val-Zod is not totally unknown to DC Comics fans, as heis the second to have assumed the identity of Superman, after Clark Kent.
Michael B. Jordan linked to the project
The idea of a new Superman sparked many discussions between DC and Warner Bros. and strong emotions among fans, along the lines of the character. To make him stick better to the times they were seduced by the idea of choosing an actor of color to embody him. JJ Abrams and the studios seemed to hear that the reboot would be with Michael B. Jordan. They’ve talked about the project in the past, but now it seems clear that Jordan will be in charge of whatever happens to the “Black Superman” character.
Of course, for now all this should be taken with a grain of salt. If Jordan’s name is now affiliated with this series, we don’t yet know if he’ll actually be an actor or just a producer. Known for his acting skills, he’s just starting to experiment on the other side of the camera with Creed 3, scheduled for 2023. As he is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood At the moment, it is difficult to say what his level of participation in the project will be. In addition, it will appear in the next series. What if …? on Disney+.
An Earth Character 2
Therefore, the series will be broadcast on the HBO Max (‘Succession Season 3‘) platform. She will talk about a new genesis of Val-Zod. One Kryptonian who escaped from the planet Krypton with Kal-El and Kara Zor-El before its destruction. He remained hidden from humanity for several years, until wonders, the Justice League of Earth 2 come looking for him to face a superman who has apparently been brainwashed. Ultimately, it will be a clone of Superman, created by Darkseid named Brutaal.
Although Val-Zod has many similarities to Kal-El’s original values, he is a unique character with a lot of potential. Now we’re all eager to see what all this might bring.