Stargirl is an upcoming American drama web television series, based on the DC Comics superhero Stargirl created by Geoff Johns and Lee Moder, that is set to premiere in early 2020 on DC Universe.

Stargirl
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Genre
Based on
Starring
Composer(s)Pinar Toprak[1]
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
Release
Original networkDC Universe

PremiseEdit

After high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore discovers a powerful cosmic staff and that her step-father used to be a hero sidekick, she becomes the inspiration for a new generation of superheroes.[2]

Cast and charactersEdit

MainEdit

RecurringEdit

EpisodesEdit

No.TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release dateProd.
code
1"Pilot"[15]Glen Winter[15]Geoff Johns[16]2020 (2020)TBA

ProductionEdit

 
Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore / Stargirl.

DevelopmentEdit

On July 19, 2018, it was announced that DC Universe had given the production a series order for a first season consisting of thirteen episodes. The pilot is set to be written by Geoff Johns who will executive produce alongside Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. Production companies involved with the series are expected to include Mad Ghost Productions, Berlanti Productions, and Warner Bros. Television.[16]

CastingEdit

In September 2018, it was announced that Brec Bassinger had been cast as Courtney Whitmore / Stargirl.[2] In November 2018, Anjelika Washington,[3] Yvette Monreal, and Christopher James Baker were cast, all in undisclosed roles.[4] The next month, Joy Osmanski was cast as Paula Brooks / Tigress, Neil Hopkins was cast as Lawrence “Crusher” Crock / Sportsmaster, and Nelson Lee was cast as Dragon King, members of the Injustice Society.[5] In January 2019, Luke Wilson was cast as Pat Dugan.[12]

In December 2018, the following members of the Justice Society of America were cast, all recurring roles: Joel McHale as Sylvester Pemberton / Starman,[8] Lou Ferrigno, Jr. as Rex Tyler / Hourman,[9] Brian Stapf as Ted Grant / Wildcat,[10] and Henry Thomas as Charles McNider / Doctor Mid-Nite.[11]

FilmingEdit

Filming began on March 14, 2019 in Dallas Georgia .[17][18][19]

ReleaseEdit

Stargirl has been scheduled by DC Universe to be released in early 2020.[20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Season 2 Episode 11 | Pinar Toprak took a pivotal trip to Tower Records". SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY. Retrieved 2019-06-26.
  2. ^ a b c Boucher, Geoff (September 20, 2018). "'Stargirl' Discovered: Warner Bros Takes Shine To Brec Bassinger As DC Universe Superhero". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 20, 2018.
  3. ^ a b Burlingame, Russ (November 2, 2018). "'Stargirl' Casts Anjelika Washington in Undisclosed DC Role". Comicbook.com. Retrieved November 2, 2018.
  4. ^ a b c Petski, Denise (November 29, 2018). "'Stargirl': Yvette Monreal & Christopher James Baker Set As Regulars In DC Universe Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 29, 2018.
  5. ^ a b c d Boucher, Geoff (December 20, 2018). "'Stargirl' Casting: Meet Three Members Of Injustice Society". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  6. ^ ‘Stargirl’ Casts Cameron Gellman; Carmela Zumbado Joins ‘You’
  7. ^ a b c d ‘Stargirl’ Final Four: Amy Smart, Three Others Round Out DC Series Cast
  8. ^ a b Turchiano, Danielle (December 12, 2018). "Joel McHale Cast as Starman in DC Universe's 'Stargirl' (EXCLUSIVE)". Variety. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  9. ^ a b Mitovitch, Matt Webb (December 13, 2018). "Stargirl Casts Lou Ferrigno Jr. as Hourman, Founding Member of JSA". TV Line. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  10. ^ a b Holbrook, Damian (December 13, 2018). "DC Universe's 'Stargirl' Casts Brian Stapf as Wildcat". TV Insider. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  11. ^ a b Agard, Chancellor (December 17, 2018). "DC Universe's Stargirl casts Haunting of Hill House star as the JSA's Dr. Mid-Nite". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  12. ^ a b Boucher, Geoff (January 8, 2019). "'Stargirl': Luke Wilson Joins Cast Of DC Universe Series". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  13. ^ a b Boucher, Geoff (February 4, 2019). "'Stargirl': DC Universe Series Adds Jake Austin Walker and Meg DeLacy". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  14. ^ Petski, Denise (April 17, 2019). "'Castle Rock' Casts John Hoogenakker; 'Stargirl' Adds Hina Khan". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 17, 2019.
  15. ^ a b "IT. IS. HAPPENING (And I can't wait for y'all to see who I am 😱)". March 8, 2019 – via instagram.
  16. ^ a b Patten, Dominic (July 19, 2018). "Geoff Johns To Write & Produce 'Stargirl' Series For DC Universe – Comic-Con". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved July 19, 2018.
  17. ^ What’s filming in Atlanta now? Bad Boys 3, Zombieland 2, Jumanji 3, Stargirl, plus pilot season
  18. ^ Williams, Caleb (August 31, 2018). "DC Universe Streaming Series 'Stargirl' Begins Production This January". Geeks Worldwide. Retrieved January 13, 2019.
  19. ^ CASTING ALERT: Join DC Comics series ‘Stargirl’ + More Georgia and Florida Auditions
  20. ^ Webb Mitovich, Matt (March 29, 2019). "DC Universe Reveals Stargirl Costume, Sets Swamp Thing Premiere Date". TV Line. Retrieved March 30, 2019.

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