DC Universe's Stargirl Finds Its Villain


DC Universe's Stargirl has found its villain in The Fosters star Meg DeLacy.

DeLacy will play Cindy Burman, "Blue Valley High’s most popular student… and its most feared. Secretly the daughter of Dragon King (played by Nelson Lee), a longtime enemy of the Justice Society of America, Cindy is determined to follow in her father’s footsteps." In the comics, Cindy ultimately becomes a villain known as "Shiv."

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Dragon King is, of course, a member of the Injustice Society. In the comics, he worked for the Japanese government during World War II. A brilliant scientist with an interest in the occult, he conducted heinous experiments on himself and others. His experiments led him to become a human-reptile hybrid. He has faced off against the Justice Society of America, Stargirl, Shining Knight and more since his creation in 1981's All-Star Squadron #4 by by Roy Thomas, Rich Buckler and Jerry Ordway.

The series has also added Jake Austin Walker in an undisclosed role. His past credits include Fear the Walking Dead, Lethal Weapon, Rectify and more.

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According to the official series description, "Stargirl follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. This new drama reimagines Stargirl and the very first superhero team, the Justice Society of America, in an unpredictable series."

Arriving in 2019, DC Universe's Stargirl stars Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore (Stargirl), Joel McHale as Sylvester Pemberton (Starman), Brian Stapf as Ted Grant (Wildcat), Lou Ferringo Jr. as Rex Tyler (Hourman), with Anjelika Washington, Yvette Monreal and Christopher James Baker as undisclosed DC characters.

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