Ahead of its debut sometime in 2018, the first look at the upcoming live-action adaptation of Teen Titans has been released and it showcases a major DC universe character. Robin, otherwise known as Dick Grayson, leads the team in Titans, and his vigilante suit is an impressive one.
The first image from the series shows Brenton Thwaites (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales) in Robin’s suit, complete with his signature staff. The costume was designed by Laura Jean, who is no stranger to superhero looks with costume credits that include both Iron Man and The CW’s upcoming Black Lightning.
Titans hails from DC Entertainment and The Berlanti Company, with Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schecter serving as executive producers. In addition to Robin, Anna Diop stars as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, Alan Ritchson as Hawk, and Minka Kelly as Dove.
An official synopsis for the series reads, “Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes, including Starfire, Raven and many others. Titans is a dramatic, live-action adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book teams ever.”
Titans is being produced exclusively for the still-unnamed streaming service DC is planning to launch in 2018. It’s one of three programs in the works for the service so far, along with a revival of the animated Young Justice series and a Harley Quinn cartoon geared toward adult audiences..