By | 2017-08-31

Warner Bros. will be launching a streaming service focused on their DC Comics assets and the casting is being announced.

Brenton Thwaites first came onto the screen as Luke Gallagher on the short-lived Australian series, SLiDE and has been cast to play the boy wonder, Dick Grayson; better known as the first Robin and later, Nightwing. Thwaites will star opposite Anna Diop in the Titans series coming to the DC Digital service; a new division of Warner Bros Digital Networks. 

Grayson was introduced by Bob Kane and Bill Finger in the 40s as a teenager, which was key to connecting young readers with the older Batman. As Grayson grew older, so did the readers and he was moved into his own story as Nightwing of the Teen Titans.

Titans and the 3rd seasons of Young Justice, titled; Young Justice: Outsiders are being used as the flagship series for DC Digital when it launches later this year.

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales’Brenton Thwaites has been cast in the lead role as the Boy Wonder in straight-to-series drama Titans. The show will debut in 2018 on the DC Comics-branded digital platform.

Source: Brenton Thwaites to Star in Greg Berlanti’s DC Drama ‘Titans’| The Hollywood Reporter

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