Warner Bros. has released a first look at the latest live-action Dick Grayson, aka Robin, from upcoming DC superhero series Titans, and he looks pretty badass.
From the team behind The CW’s hit line-up of DC programming, including Arrow and Flash, Titans is an all-new live-action drama series that follows a group of young soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. Robin, played by Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent, Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar’s Revenge) emerges from Batman’s shadow to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes, including Starfire (Anna Diop), Raven (Teagan Croft), Beast Boy (Ryan Potter), and many others.
The new super suit comes from costume designer Laura Jean Shannon, whose career ranges from Elf to Requiem for a Dream, and who has plenty of experience with designing superheroes after working on Blade: Trinity, Iron Man and Preacher. They’re clearly going for the classic, iconic Robin look with the new costume, from the logo to the weaponry.
It’s fair to say DC’s struggled so far with their cinematic universe. Apart from Wonder Woman, there has been a fair amount of criticism for each release (check out our review of Justice League here). The TV side of things has definitely found more success though. Along with multiple season runs for Arrow and Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Supergirl and Preacher are also doing well. So hopes are high that Titans can follow the same formula and be a hit.
Titans is scheduled to debut in 2018 on DC and Warner Bros. new digital streaming service. Check out the new image of Robin below!