The cast of DC’s live-action Titans series has just grown, with Ryan Potter (Big Hero 6) signing onas the fan-favourite superhero Garfield ‘Gar’ Logan, a.k.a. Beast Boy.
Potter will have a regular role as a member of the Titans to help fight crime with Nightwing (Brenton Thwaites) and the rest of the group. Beast Boy’s superpower is the ability to change into any animal on the planet. He was stricken with a rare and lethal disease as a child and when his parents cured him through an experimental trial, he turned permanently green while also gaining his superpowers.
The series will premiere next year on DC’s new streaming service and comes from Greg Berlanti, Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Sarah Schechter. Just yesterday it was reported The Machinist director Brad Anderson will helm the pilot, slated to begin production in Toronto on November 14th.
Titans will follow Dick Grayson as he emerges from Batman’s shadow to become the leader of a fearless band of young, soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales star Brenton Thwaites leads the cast as Dick Grayson, alongside Teagan Croft (The Osiris Child) as Raven, Anna Diop (24: Legacy) as Starfire, Ryan Potter (Big Hero 6) as Beast Boy), Alan Ritchson (Smallville) as Hawk, Minka Kelly (Friday Night Lights) as Dove and Lindsey Gort (Lucifer) as Detective Amy Rohrbach.