Warner Bros. has released their first official photo of Brenton Thwaites in costume as Dick Grayson (Robin) from their upcoming DC Comics-based series Titans which is coming from Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
The Robin super suit was designed by renowned costume designer Laura Jean Shannon, whose credits include Black Lightning, Iron Man and The Jungle Book, among others.
Titans is set to debut in 2018 on the DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service, operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks.
You can see the photo below; click on it for a larger look.
From executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, Titans is an all-new live-action drama series that 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.
It was just a few days ago that, in a conversation, TitansTV’s Craig Byrne mentioned to a friend that Ryan Potter (Big Hero 6) would be a great choice for Beast Boy…. well, guess what: It’s happening.
Deadline is reporting that Potter has landed that last big role in the DC streaming service Titans series… and revealing that his skin and hair will be green! Here’s how the TV version of the character is described:
As a child, Potter’s Garfield “Gar” Logan contracted the lethal disease, Sakutia, while on an African expedition with his geneticist parents. Treated with an experimental drug, Gar survived but not without developing some bizarre side effects. Along with skin and hair turning permanently green, the wisecracking, fun-loving Beast Boy is able to reshape himself into any animal of any size he can imagine.
Ryan Potter joins Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, and Teagan Croft in this group of Titans; Lindsey Gort is Detective Amy Rohrbach, and Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly will be appearing as Hawk and Dove. It is assumed that the show will premiere in 2018.
Both IMDb and Toronto production charts are listing that Brad Anderson, the Machinist director who helmed The CW’s Frequency pilot last year, is set as the director of the upcoming Titans pilot for the still-untitled DC Comics streaming service.
Production charts also reveal that Titans is in the thick of pre-production with filming beginning November 14 and lasting through May 11. Hopefully that means we will find out who is playing Beast Boy sooner rather than later!
Titans, based on the DC Comics franchise of the same name, will star Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Lindsay Gort as Amy Rohrbach with appearances by Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly as Hawk and Dove. It is assumed that it will be premiering in 2018.