Stargirl is coming into the DC Universe streaming agency and also The CW. On DC Universe, the Stargirl TV show joins live-action series Titans and Doom Patrol, and animated series Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders. Geoff Johns Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schechter function as executive producers, and the instalment was written by Johns himself.
The series will follow the character created by Geoff Johns and artist Lee Moder at 1999. Talking to the crowd at the DC Universe panel in New York Comic Con in 2018, Johns compared the anticipated tone of the show to films including Back to the Future and The Karate Kid.
In addition, he disclosed that legendary Starman writer James Robinson is part of the author’s room for the series, and they’re constructing a 15-foot-tall STRIPE robot for Courtney to go on adventures with!
Stargirl Release Date
Stargirl will premiere on DC Universe on Monday, May 18 on DC Universe, and Tuesday, May 19 on The CW. That is a little, one week delay from when it was initially expected to premiere. New episodes will air on DC Universe, and also be replicated on The CW at 8 pm on Tuesday nights. DC Universe members will have access to bonus features and exclusives that will not be available to people watching on the CW,” including extended versions of select episodes, behind-the-scenes footage of crew and cast” and much more.
Check out all the trailers to your Stargirl TV series, complete with Lots of JSA easter eggs!
The official logline for the show reveals a few more details, too…
The fact that we’ll get to see that the Justice Society makes us quite excited. We’ve got more info about the world’s first superhero team here. The throw record shows even more about that classic DC characters we will have to meet about the series…
Christopher James Baker (Authentic Detective) and Yvette Monreal (Matador) have undisclosed, but DC Comics-based characters (via Deadline).
Brec Bassinger (Bella & The Bulldogs) will perform Courtney Whitmore, the young woman who becomes Stargirl. Stargirl is an exclusive story for Johns using all the character being based on his sister who died in the 1996 explosion of TWA Flight 800.
“There is not any other character in comic books more specific to me personally than Stargirl, and after looking far and wide I can state there is no other actor on the planet that embodies her more than Brec Bassinger,” Johns said. “Brec’s warmth, power, humour and positive energy are core to that Courtney Whitmore is. I’m so thankful she is signed on to the role.”
Here’s the character description, which shows a bit more about the direction of this show:
Luke Wilson and former superhero sidekick Pat Dugan, and Courtney’s stepfather, crimefighting partner will play. Here is the official personality description…
Courtney will probably be hunting for the Justice Society of America, also Stargirl has built quite the group. Joel McHale and Sylvester Pemberton, called Starman will play with. Yes, that’s not his codename in the comics. We have some additional information on this right here.
Amy Smart and the mother of Courtney, Barbara Whitmore will perform. Here’s the character description:
“Now that her teenage daughter Courtney (Brec Bassinger) is elderly, Barbara is jumping back in the work-force and trying to be the best mother and supplier she can be on her daughter, her new husband (Luke Wilson), along with her new stepson.”