DC has ordered thirteen episodes of Stargirl debuting in 2019. This will be the sixth streaming service DC will offer in addition to Titans, Doom Patrol, Swamp Thing, Harley Quinn and Young Justice:Outsiders.
Stargirl, Courtney Whitmore, will be written by Geoff Johns who created her by in 1999. Stargirl’s name and personality is similar to Geoff’s sister who passed away in airplane explosion in 1996.
Yesterday, Brec Bassinger was tapped to play the role of Courtney Whitmore. Brec is famous for her role in Nickelodeon‘s Bella and Bulldogs. Photo above is courtesy from celebmafia.com
Stargirl first appeared in Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. #0 (July 1999) published by DC Comics written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Lee Moder. Coutney goes by Stargirl and Star-Spangled Kid. Her stepfather wears S.T.R.I.P.E, a robotic suit who accompanies her to protect her.
Stargirl has appeared in several seasons of Smallville and second season of The Legends of Tomorrow.
Back in July Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E. #0 (July 1999) can be found on ebay for $30-$50. Now with the news out about this show, it flooded the market. Now you can purchase a copy for around $20-$25 plus shipping.