DC’s upcoming live-action Titans series is set to introduce Jason Todd, the second character to take up the mantle of Batman’s sidekick Robin who later becomes the Red Hood.
The series follows a group of young superheroes from all over the DC Universe when Dick Grayson (Brenton Thwaites) emerges from the shadows to become the leader of the fearless band of new heroes known as the Titans. While an actor has yet to be revealed in the role, the character of Jason Todd will come in about halfway through the thirteen episode season in the seventh episode titled “Jason Todd.”
Titans is written by DC president and creative chief officer Geoff Johns, Akiva Goldsman (Star Trek: Discovery) and Greg Berlanti (Arrow, DC’s Legends Of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl) with Goldsman, Johns and Berlanti Prods’ Berlanti and Sarah Schechter on board as executive producers. The new series hails from Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
Titans stars Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, Lindsey Gort as Detective Amy Rohrbach, Alan Ritchson as Hawk, Minka Kelly as Dove, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, Dwain Murphy as Negative Man, Jake Michaels as Cliff Steel, April Bowlby as Elasti-Girl, and Bruno Bichir as Dr. Niles Caulder. Here’s the official synopsis:
“Titans explores one of the most popular comic book teams ever. It follows a group of young soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. In the action-adventure series, Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes that includes Starfire, Raven and others.”
Titans is set to premiere in 2018 DC’s upcoming digital service. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Titans as we learn it.