The cast for DC’s upcoming live-action Titans TV show has been announced. Let’s meet them…
Dick Grayson/Nightwing – Brenton Thwaites
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales star Brenton Thwaites will be playing Dick Grayson, Batman’s former sidekick who will breakaway to form the Titans.
Princess Koriand’r/Starfire – Anna Diop
Alien princess Starfire is a long-running member of the Teen Titans in the comics so she had to be involved in this show. 24: Legacy‘s Anna Diop is bringing her to live-action for the first time.
Rachel Roth/Raven – Teagan Croft
As the title makes clear, Titans will playing fast and loose with the teen aspect of the Titans. As such, young actress Teagan Croft is playing the goth girl Raven, another fixture of the comics.
Gar Logan/Beast Boy – Ryan Potter
The star of Disney’s Big Hero 6 has already proven his superhero chops, so he should be a natural at playing shape-shifting Beast Boy. Fans had previously called for him to play Tim Drake’s Robin, but this is cool enough.
Hank Hall/Hawk – Alan Ritchson
DC TV fans will already know Alan Ritchson as Smallville‘s Aquaman. This time, he’s playing one-half of superhero duo/couple Hawk and Dove. Before this, he campaigned to get himself cast as Shazam.
Dawn Granger/Dove – Minka Kelly
While Hawk is a more militant crime-fighter, Dove prefers to use her brain and knack for strategising in order to beat the bad guys. Minka Kelly (Jane the Virgin) is playing Dawn in Titans.
Read the official synopsis for Titans here:
Titans follows a group of young soon-to-be Super Heroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. In this action-packed series, Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes, including Starfire, Raven, and many others. Titans is a dramatic, live-action adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book teams ever.
Titans is set to arrive on a currently-unveiled DC-only streaming service – which will also host Young Justice season 3 – some time in 2018.