Yvette Monreal (Matador) and Christopher James Baker (True Detective) are set as series regulars in DC Universe’s upcoming Stargirl series. Details on their roles are being kept under wraps, described only as undisclosed DC characters.
Based on the DC characters, Stargirl follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore, played by Brec Bassinger (Nickelodeon’s Bella & The Bulldogs) as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. The new drama reimagines Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in an unpredictable series.
It’s assumed Monreal and Baker could be undisclosed members of Justice Society of America.
Stargirl will be set in the same universe as DC Universe’s other live-action shows Titans and Doom Patrol. Geoff Johns, Comic Book writer and creator of the title character will be writing the first episode of the series. Along with Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter executive produce Stargirl. The series is produced by Berlanti Productions and Mad Ghost Productions in association with Warner Bros Television.
Stargirl is set to premiere on the DC Universe streaming service in 2019.