You may have heard that Teen Titans is getting its own live action show next year for the launch of DC’s new Digital Network. Today, Deadline is reporting that actress Anna Diop has been cast for the role of ‘Starfire‘! Are you excited for ‘Titans‘ to get rolling. Sound off and let us know if you will be watching AFTER THE JUMP.
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. The show will be written by Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: Discovery, Underground), President and CCO of DC Entertainment Geoff Johns (The Flash, Arrow) and Greg Berlanti (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl).
Anna Diop’s character Starfire first appeared in a preview story that was part of DC Comics Presents #26 in October of 1980. Starfire, also known as Koriand’r, is described as an alien princess from a warrior planet who seeks asylum on Earth. A no-nonsense, take-no-prisoners stranger on our world, Starfire has the ability to shoot energy bolts and fly. Searching for her place on Earth, she’ll come into contact with the Titans.