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Ryan Potter Is Titans’ Beast Boy – And He Is Green!

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.

Titans Adds A Carrie Diaries Alum

Someone from The Carrie Diaries is joining the cast of Titans!

No, AnnaSophia Robb isn’t playing Wonder Girl — but the show’s “Samantha,” Lindsey Gort, is joining the cast of the upcoming DC Digital Service Titans series as Det. Amy Rohrbach – a role that was originally revealed as being a part of the show a few weeks ago.

The casting news came courtesy of TV Line today.

Titans is due sometime next year, and will star Brenton Thwaites as Robin Nightwing Dick Grayson.

A Detective Friend Of Nightwing’s May Be Coming To Titans

When news came last night that Hawk and Dove were coming to this iteration of Titans, it wouldn’t have been news to fans of That Hashtag Show, who broke that information way back on August 31… including the notion that DC was interested in Alan Ritchson for the role.

There was one character they mentioned, however, who has not yet been an announced part of the show, but if their track record is any indication, we’ll have confirmation soon.

That role is Detective Amy Rohrbach, a character from Chuck Dixon’s acclaimed run of Nightwing comics and one of the few good cops in Bludhaven. Here’s the character breakdown courtesy of that site:

DET. AMY ROHRBACH: Supporting Female (25-35) [OPEN] She is the detective alongside Dick Grayson who knows more than she lets on. Pretty, has tattoos.

You can see one of That Hashtag Show’s scoop videos, talking about these castings, below.

BossLogic Shares Artwork Of Alan Ritchson As Hawk

The extremely talented BossLogic has shared some artwork on Twitter, depicting Alan Ritchson in a costume as Hawk.

The costume on Titans probably won’t match this, but if we’re going for comics-accurate, you can’t do much better than this. Enjoy! You can find BossLogic’s Twitter feed here.

Titans Adds Hawk & Dove; Smallville’s Aquaman Is Hawk

Proving the theory that the same dozen actors keep playing comic book roles, Alan Ritchson is now the second Aquaman to take on a second superheroic role as he has joined the cast of Titans in a recurring role as Hawk of Hawk & Dove fame.

Ritchson played Aquaman in the highly-rated Smallville episode “Aqua” and subsequently made some return appearances in later seasons of the show.

A decade ago, TV’s second Aquaman, Justin Hartley, became TV’s first Green Arrow after his Aquaman TV pilot went nowhere. The two later teamed up in more than one episode of Smallville. Also interesting to note is that Ritchson’s Aquaman’s partner “Mera,” Elena Satine, is also soon returning to the superhero world on FOX’s The Gifted.

Joining Ritchson’s Hawk is Minka Kelly as Dawn Granger a.k.a. Dove. Dove is described as “strategic, defensive and lithe” — the opposite of Hawk’s “aggressive, offensive bruiser.”

Minka Kelly also has a Smallville connection, having starred in the Charlie’s Angels update that was created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar in 2011.

Hawk & Dove will be recurring on Titans Season 1 with the potential of becoming season regulars in Season 2 and/or a possible Hawk & Dovespinoff series down the road.

Deadline broke this news today. Titans is coming to DC’s still-untitled streaming service next year.

Teagan Croft Is Raven In DC’s Titans Show

Deadline has announced Teagan Croft as the first actor to be cast for the upcoming Titans series for the DC Comics streaming service. And she will be playing… Raven?!?!

Yes, even though she looks like she could be a dead ringer for Terra, Australian newcomer Teagan Croft has been cast in the role of Raven for the series. Raven in this project is described as “the daughter of a demon, is a powerful empath who must keep her emotions in check or risk unleashing her demonic side.”

Like all good Australian actors, Croft’s past credits include Home and Away.

Interesting trivia: Raven herself was once developed as a series for The CW which never happened.

Look for Titans in 2018.

13 Episode Commitment For Titans?

An article at Deadline about writer/producer Akiva Goldsman mentions the direct-to-the-DC-streaming-service Titans briefly. In doing so, a 13 episode commitment is mentioned; something we aren’t sure is out before.

Here is exactly what was said:

He also is teamed with Geoff Johns and Greg Berlanti at Warner Bros on Titans, based on the DC Comics property Teen Titans revolving around Nightwing, Batman’s sidekick Dick Grayson after he goes off on his own. Goldsman co-write the pilot with Johns;  it has been set for a 13-episode commitment and will launch DC’s new digital platform.

13 episodes, eh? What does everyone want to see on Titans? Leave some comments below.

(Also, “Goldsman co-write the pilot with Johns?” Someone should hire some editors over there at Deadline… in any event, the typo remains as it originally was seen.)