It was confirmed today by Deadline, that actor Ryan Potter well-known for Big Hero 6 and Nickelodeon’s Supah Ninja’s will be portraying Beast Boy also known as Garfield Logan in the Titans (2018) DC Comics live action TV series, for the new DC Comics online streaming service.
This TV series is scheduled to premiere in 2018 as part of the, inaugural slate of a new DC Entertainment branded direct-to-consumer digital online streaming service. Ryan Potter will play the series regular role of Garfield “Gar” Logan also known as Beast Boy. Beast Boy is a key member of the Teen Titans he has been in many versions in the comics, animate series and animated films this is the first time we will be seeing an official live action Beast Boy.
As a child, Potter’s Garfield “Gar” Logan contracted the lethal disease, Sakutia, while on an African expedition with his geneticist parents. Treated with an experimental drug, Gar survived but not without developing some bizarre side effects. Along with skin and hair turning permanently green, the wise cracking, fun-loving Beast Boy is able to shapeshift himself into any living or instinct animal of any size he can imagine.
Ryan Potter will join the existing cast of characters be the lead cast opposite to the following actors: Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Teagan Croft, Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly. This new TV series new live-action series Titans, from Greg Berlanti, Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Sarah Schechter and Warner Bros TV.
The series is scheduled to premiere in 2018 as part of the inaugural slate of a new DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service. Potter will play the series regular role of Garfield “Gar” Logan (aka Beast Boy).
Titans (2018) synopsis and additional info on the other cast of show
Written by Goldsman, DC Entertainment’s Johns and Gregg Berlanti, that Titans follows a group of young soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. In the action-adventure series, Dick Grayson (Thwaites) emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes that includes Starfire (Diop), Raven (Croft) and others.
In addition to the core Titans quartet, the series also cast Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly as recurring, playing superhero duo Hawk & Dove, with an option to become regulars in Season 2 and possibly headline a potential spin-off series down the road.
Date published: 18/10/17
Written by: Joseph Opoku
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