DC Universe has revealed the titles and official descriptions for the first three episodes of their upcoming Stargirl TV series that will also air on The CW starting in May. Here are those descriptions, and remember to follow our @StargirlTV Twitter feed for updates on the show whenever they become available!
Episode 1: “Stargirl”
The new DC UNIVERSE drama series, STARGIRL follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (series star BREC BASSINGER) as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to take up the legacy of a long-lost superhero team – The Justice Society of America – and stop the villains of the past.
In the series premiere episode, Courtney’s seemingly perfect life in Los Angeles gets upended with a move to Blue Valley, Nebraska with her mother Barbara (series star AMY SMART), stepfather Pat Dugan (series star LUKE WILSON) and stepbrother Mike (series star TRAE ROMANO), and she finds herself struggling to adapt to her new town and high school. But when Courtney discovers that Pat is harboring a major secret about his past, she ultimately becomes the unlikely inspiration for a new generation of Super Heroes.
Guest stars in Stargirl Episode 1 include Henry Thomas as Charles McNider/Dr. Mid-Nite, Joel McHale as Sylvester Pemberton/Starman, Eric Goins as Steve Sharpe, Neil Hopkins as Lawrence ‘Crusher’ Crock, Joy Osmanski as Paula Brooks, Hina Khan as Principal Anaya Bowin, Joe Knezevich as William Zarick, Mark Ashworth as Janitor Justin, Lou Ferrigno Jr. as Rex Tyler/Hourman, and Brian Stapf as Ted Grant. Glen Winter (Supergirl) directed the episode which was written by Geoff Johns.
Episode 2: “S.T.R.I.P.E.”
After Courtney has an unexpected run-in with a member of the Injustice Society of America, Pat reveals the truth to her about their history. Meanwhile, Barbara is elated when she sees Courtney making an attempt to get along with Pat, not knowing the secret they’ve been keeping. Finally, things take a dangerous turn at Blue Valley High’s open house night when Courtney becomes the target of a dangerous foe.
Guest stars in “S.T.R.I.P.E.” include Neil Hopkins as Lawrence ‘Crusher’ Crock, Hina Khan as Principal Anaya Bowin, Eric Goins as Steve Sharpe, Joy Osmanski as Paula Brooks, and Joe Knezevich as William Zarick. Geoff Johns wrote the episode which is directed by prolific Smallville director Greg Beeman!
Episode 3: “Icicle”
After a dangerous run-in with a member of the Injustice Society of America, Pat warns Courtney to back down from her attempts to go after them. But when she encounters what she believes to be a message from one of them, she urges Pat to help her. Meanwhile, Barbara makes strides at work, which impresses her new boss Jordan Mahkent (series star NEIL JACKSON).
Guest stars in “Icicle” include Joe Knezevich as William Zarick, Eric Goins as Steve Sharpe, and Mark Ashworth as Janitor Justin. Michael Nankin directed the episode which was written by Colleen McGuinness.