Following the reveal of the Titans trailer and DC Universe pre-order details, comes word out of the San Diego Comic-Con that a live-action Stargirl series is also joining the streaming service’s slate. Geoff Johns and Greg Berlanti will executive produce the series, which is the sixth overall for DC Universe.
Johns, who will also write the series, is producing via his Mad Ghost Productions. Warner Bros. Television and Berlanti Productions are also behind the 2019 series. Johns and Lee Moder created the Stargirl character, who was named after Johns’ sister, Courtney, who died in the TWA Flight 800 explosion in 1996. Stargirl made her first appearance in 1999’s Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. #1.
Stargirl follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore, who inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. The series reimagines Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in a fun, exciting and unpredictable series.
The Stargirl series joins the previously-announced live-action shows Titans, Doom Patrol and Swamp Thing, as well as the animated Young Justice: Outsiders and Harley Quinn. Fan-favorite DC library content also includes Batman Beyond (1999), Justice League the Animated Series (2001-04), and Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008-11).
DC Universe will be available in fall 2018 as a direct-to-consumer digital service, backed by Warner Bros. Digital Networks and built by Warner Bros. Digital Labs.