DC Universe has announced that its upcoming live-action adaptation of Stargirl has added Rectify alum Jake Austin Walker and Meg DeLacy (The Fosters). While Walker’s role is still undisclosed, DeLacy is set as Cindy Burman, an intimidating high school student looking to follow in the footsteps of her father Dragon King.
From Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schechter, Stargirl follows high school student Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger) as she bands together with the Justice Society of America to fight villains of the past and present.
In addition to his role on the SundanceTV drama, Walker’s television credits include Fear the Walking Dead, Five Points, and Lethal Weapon, whereas DeLacy has appeared on the likes of Zac and Mia, Recovery Road, and See Dad Run. They join a cast that includes Joel McHale (The Soup), Lou Ferrigno Jr. (SWAT), Anjelika Washington (Marvel’s Runaways), Yvette Monreal (Faking It), Christopher James Baker (Ozark), Joy Osmanski (Devious Maids), Luke Wilson (Enlightened), Neil Hopkins (Lost), and Nelson Lee (Sneaky Pete).
Set to premiere in August, Stargirl is part of a scripted slate for DC Universe that features Titans, Doom Patrol, Swamp Thing, Young Justice: Outsiders, and Harley Quinn.