‘Teen Titans’ Live-Action Movie In Development For James Gunn’s DC Universe

The Teen Titans are returning to live-action!

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The Teen Titans are set to make their big screen debut in the new DC Universe, marking a significant addition to the roster of live-action adaptations under the guidance of James Gunn and Peter Safran at DC Studios.

Known historically as the younger counterparts to the DC Universe’s most legendary heroes, the Teen Titans will be spotlighted in their own feature film, as reported by The Hollywood Reporter. Ana Nogueira has been chosen to craft the screenplay for the Teen Titans project, further solidifying her position within the DCU following her current involvement with the Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow script.

Ana Nogueira may be familiar to readers from her acting stints on The Vampire DiariesThe Michael J. Fox Show and The Blacklist. Beyond her acting achievements, Nogueira has also carved out a successful career in writing. Her play Which Way to the Stage made its off-Broadway debut in 2022. She is also involved in adapting the short story Mothers, Lock Up Your Daughters for Warner Bros. and 21 Laps.

Who are the Teen Titans?

A renowned superhero team, The Teen Titans first emerged in the pages of DC Comics in The Brave and the Bold #54 back in July 1964, the brainchild of creators Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani. Although the series enjoyed some attention, it wasn’t until its revival in the 1980s as The New Teen Titans by writer Marv Wolfman and artist George Pérez that the series catapulted to both critical acclaim and commercial success.

Among the most notable members of the Teen Titans are DC characters like Dick Grayson, Superboy, Cyborg, Starfire, Raven, and Beast Boy, each bringing unique abilities and backgrounds to the team’s dynamic. These iconic heroes were further explored in the live-action series Titans, which aired from 2018 to 2023.

The inaugural live-action film of the revamped DC Universe, Superman, is currently in production. Helmed by James Gunn, the co-head of DC Studios, Superman features David Corenswet playing the role of the titular DC Comics hero, following in the footsteps of Henry Cavill.

The Teen Titans live-action movie is still in the early stages of development and has not yet secured a director or a release date. Stay tuned for the latest news surrounding the future of the DC Universe!

Rick Lemoine

Rick Lemoine

Raised on a hearty dose of Marvel and DC comics, Rick combines his love for superheroes with a knack for writing about Hollywood's brightest.