DC Stargirl She faces her biggest test in season 2: herself.
The comic series follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger) and her stepfather, Pat Dugan (Luke Wilson), as they lead an unlikely group of young heroes to take on the legacy of DC’s first superhero team, the Justice Society of America. In season two, with the evil supergroup ISA seemingly demolished, Courtney and her friends face one of the most terrifying adversaries in DC mythology: the dark entity of corruption known as Eclipso.
“Your destiny isn’t just about being a Stargirl. It’s about finding a balance – getting good grades, working toward a career,” Pat tells Courtney at ET’s exclusive premiere of the new trailer.
“A race as Stargirl“Courtney interrupts, not having that with this conversation.
And Pat isn’t the only one worried that I’m taking thesuperhero to an unhealthy extreme.
“Putting on that mask is ruining everything else in your life,” warns Courtney’s mom, Barbara (Amy Smart).
The problem does not end there. Everything seems to fall apart for Courtney and her friends as they battle the dangerous Eclipso and former ISA member The Shade who returns for revenge. Meanwhile, the introduction of Green Lantern adds a layer of intrigue as the new JSA begins to take shape.
Bassinger recalled being incredibly “nervous” the first time she met Wilson during an ET interview last May.
“But I remember when Geoff [Johns], our showrunner, told me that no one else had been cast at the time, and that he was thinking for Pat was Luke Wilson, “he shared.” And he said, ‘Imagine a guy from Luke Wilson. I don’t know if we can get it because, you know, he’s like a movie actor and all that, but imagine that guy. ‘ And because I was so determined on it, I couldn’t imagine anyone else like Pat. As if he is the Perfect Pat. So when Geoff told me he signed the deal, I was like, ‘Great! Don’t let it get away! ‘”
Rounding out the cast is Yvette Monreal as Yolanda Montez / Wildcat, Anjelika Washington as Beth Chapel / Dr. Mid-Nite, Cameron Gellman as Rick Tyler / Hourman, Trae Romano as Mike Dugan, Hunter Sansone as Cameron Mahkent, Meg DeLacy as Cindy Burman / Shiv and Nick Tarabay as Eclipso.
DC Stargirl returns Tuesday, Aug. 10 at 8 p.m. ET / PT on The CW. For more information, see below.
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