A ‘Stargirl’ TV Show is Coming to DC Universe, Written By Geoff Johns [Comic-Con 2018]

/Film | 7/22/2018 | Ben Pearson
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Last month, famed comic book writer Geoff Johns stepped down as the president and chief creative officer of DC Entertainment to spend more time as a producer with DC films and TV shows. He instantly announced that he’s writing and producing DC’s Green Lantern Corps movie, and now we know about another of his new projects: he’s writing and producing a live-action Stargirl TV show for the fledgling DC Universe streaming service.

During a spotlight panel at San Diego Comic-Con, Johns revealed that he’s working on a Stargirl TV show centered around the DC Comics heroine he created. In the series, the title heroine will reportedly be going “on a mission to bring back the legacy of the Justice Society!” The show debuts in 2019 and will have 13 episodes in its first season.

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This project is of deeply personal significance to Johns, who based the comic version of Stargirl on his own sister Courtney, who died in a plane explosion in the 1990s. The character will be a high school student who teams up with the Justice Society to take down villains both past and present. The character has appeared in...
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