As we previously reported, DC’s upcoming live-action Titans series is set to introduce Jason Todd and now we might know who will play him. We’re hearing the series has cast Curran Walters (20th Century Women, Girl Meets World) as the second character who became Batman’s sidekick Robin in the comics.
Titans 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.
Should this rumor turn out to be true, Walters would be introduced as Jason Todd in the seventh Titans episode titled after his character. He would join the cast that includes 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. The actor himself has already been spotted on set of the Titans series.
The long in development live-action adaptation series hails from Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television. The series 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 serving as executive producers.
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.