Entertainment Weekly reports Stargirl has cast The Haunting of Hill House star Henry Thomas as DC hero Dr. Mid-Nite.
The Haunting of Hill House star Henry Thomas joins of the cast of Stargirl in the recurring guest-star role of the Golden Age hero Dr. Mid-Nite, the alter-ego of introspective surgeon Dr. Charles McNider. In the comics, Dr. McNider was tasked with saving a key witness who was set to testify against a crime boss named “Killer “Maroni before being shot in the back and left to die. While performing the life-saving operation, Charles McNider was permanently blinded by the explosion that occurred when an assassin hurled a grenade through the hospital window that killed everyone else in the room.
While recovering from his injuries, a wood owl crashed through the window of his study, prompting McNider to tear off the bandages on his eyes. McNider discovered that while he was blind in the light, he could see perfectly in the dark and later developed an assortment of tools to help him fight the criminal underworld as the costumed hero Dr. Mid-Nite, with the wood owl now named Hooty by his side.
In addition to his role as Elliott in Steven Spielberg’s E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, Henry Thomas most recently appeared in Netflix’s acclaimed horror drama The Haunting of Hill House.
High school sophomore Courtney Whitmore who inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. This new DC Universe series reimagines Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in a fun, exciting and unpredictable series premiering in 2019, produced by Warner Bros. Television, Mad Ghost Productions and Berlanti Productions.
Stargirl stars Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitemore and Joel McHale as Starman with Anjelika Washington, Yvette Monreal, and Christopher James in undisclosed roles. Geoff Johns will write and executive produce the 13-episode first season of Stargirl. Sarah Schechter and Arrowverse boss Greg Berlanti will also serve as executive producers on the series.
Stargirl is scheduled to debut on DC Universe in August 2019.
Source: Entertainment Weekly
‘Aquaman’: New Photos Offers Close Look At The Costumes, Weapons, & Creatures
Heroic Hollywood has unveiled new photos from the Aquaman press junket, offering fans a close look at the costumes, weapons, and creatures in the DC film.
Warner Bros. and DC's Aquaman will arrive in theaters soon and the recent press junket for the film included a gallery of several items featured in the titular hero's cinematic feature. Among the items on display are Arthur Curry's trident, Vulko's costume, an important map, and bits of the underwater creatures.
You can check out the first photo below and click "Next" to continue the gallery!
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From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.