Stargirl, Live-Action Series Ordered at DC Universe

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DC Universe has yet to launch, but it has already added a sixth show to its superhero-fueled roster of programming. 

The latest of which is Stargirl and the news broke during a San Diego Comic-Con spotlight panel for Geoff Johns. 

Per The Hollywood Reporter, the series will span 13 episodes and follows high school student, Courtney Whitmore who rounds up an unlikely group of heroes to take down villains of the past. 

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Whitmore first appeared on Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. #1. 

Johns is on board to write and executive producer the show, and yes,  Greg Berlanti will also executive producer with his Berlanti Productions banner. 

We think it's fair to say that Berlanti is officially the busiest person in the industry. 

DC Universe already dropped a trailer for Titans earlier today at Comic-Con, and it got everyone talking. 

The reason?

Related: Titans Trailer: Why Does Robin Hate Batman?

Robin uttered the F-bomb when someone spoke about Batman. That's certainly a different way to take things!

It was recently confirmed that DC Universe will launch later this year, and will give fans access to movies, TV shows, and comic-books. 

Hawk and Dove on Titans

“DC Universe is so much more than a streaming service. It’s a welcoming place for everyone to immerse themselves in their own level of DC fandom, with the epic characters, stories and experiences they have come to expect from DC,” Jim Lee, chief creative officer of DC Entertainment, said in a statement at the time. 

“We are investing in and creating original, high-quality shows including the new Titans series, and curating the most beloved nostalgic content, while at the same time elevating the comic reading experience to new heights. Nothing this robust has ever been offered to fans before.”

You can read the official loglines for the other five series below.

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Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise.

Dick Grayson and Rachel Roth, a special young girl possessed by a strange darkness, get embroiled in a conspiracy that could bring Hell on Earth. Joining them along the way are the hot-headed Starfire and loveable Beast Boy. Together they become a surrogate family and team of heroes. 

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcasts: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, and Crazy Jane. Led by the mysterious Dr. Niles Caulder, they’re called into action by the ultimate hero for the digital age, Cyborg.

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Banding together these rejects find themselves on a mission that will take them to the weirdest and most unexpected corners of the DC Universe.

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Swamp Thing follows Abby Arcane as she investigates what seems to be a deadly swamp-born virus in a small town in Louisiana but soon discovers that the swamp holds mystical and terrifying secrets. When unexplainable and chilling horrors emerge from the murky marsh, no one is safe. 

Young Justice: Outsiders features the return of the fan favorite animated series with a huge cast of DC’s most iconic young superheroes – plus brand-new characters, many of whom are just discovering their unique meta-powers and special abilities.

Set against the backdrop of a rich, deep world that touches all corners of the DC Universe, the season focuses on meta–trafficking, and an intergalactic arms race for control of these super–powered youths.

Harley Quinn follows Harley’s adventures after she breaks up with the Joker and strikes out on her own in this new adult animated comedy. With the help of Poison Ivy and a ragtag crew of DC castoffs, Harley tries to earn a seat at the biggest table in villainy: the Legion of the Doom.

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Paul Dailly is the Associate Editor for TV Fanatic. Follow him on Twitter.

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