Here at TitansTV we have a lot of “may” and “might” and “could” in our headlines, and we’re sorry for that. Since it is part of a streaming service (DC Universe) that is brand new, a lot of the studio’s plans are being held close to the vest. However…. some good news may have come in the form of a podcast interview!
DC Entertainment community manager Dani Snow appeared on the “James Bonding” podcast and in the process of it all, she mentioned that the DC Universe digital platform is targeting a “late August” launch for the service, which will be “a hub for all things DC,” including comics, movies, and TV shows old and new from the DC library.
The remaining question, of course, is will Titans be premiering with the launch, or will it be a soft launch? Obviously Titans premiering in August or whenever the service goes live would be a big “get” and a reason to get early adopters.
Right now, we don’t know anything for sure, though chances are very good that we will be hearing and seeing some very big things around the time of the Comic-Con International in San Diego in mid-July. Hopefully we’ll get some more official stills before then as well?
We shall see!
What we do know is that Titans and Young Justice: Outsiders will surely premiere before Swamp Thing or Doom Patrol which have not started filming yet. And we also know “The DC Universe” sounds pretty great and we can’t wait to hear more!
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Might a popular character from post-2000 Titans comics lore (as well as Young Justice) be headed to the live-action Titans series for the DC Universe streaming service?
That seems very likely considering a casting breakdown obtained by That Hashtag Show for Titans Episode 13 which will be the season finale.
Here’s how THS describes it:
Being referred to as “David”, he is a 20s-something Caucasian male with dark hair who would guest star in the 13th episode, which is the season 1 finale. “David” is described as a powerful individual who is merciless, so much so that he has recently unleashed chaos to the people who have been keeping “David” as a prisoner in a mysterious lab. When we find “David”, he will have recently have escaped this lab. Whoever we see in the role would have a series regular option for consecutive seasons of Titans.
Superboy famously escaped from a lab in his very first appearance way back around the “Reign of the Supermen” story in DC Comics.
If this indeed pans out to being the character who eventually took on the human name Conner Kent, it would be the second live-action version of the character, with the first being played by Lucas Grabeel in the final season of Smallville. In many versions of continuity Conner is a clone made from the DNA of both Superman and Lex Luthor – a notion, funny enough, first speculated by a young letter writer named Geoffrey Johns in an early Superboy comic book letters column.
Stay tuned to find out if more information becomes available — follow @TitansTV on Twitter for the latest DC Universe Titans updates!