"Stargirl": In "Leap of Faith", Courtney Surfs Her Cosmic Staff [TEASER]

The CW and DC Universe have teamed-up for a live-action Stargirl that has that CW Arrowverse "heart" while still maintaing a look and vibe that is distinctly unique. Over the past few weeks, the network and the streaming service have been doing a great job educating us on Courtney Whitmore's (Brec Bassinger) backtory and how it drew the cosmic staff to her.

"Stargirl": In "Leap of Faith", Courtney Surfs Her Cosmic Staff [TEASER]
Stargirl — "S.T.R.I.P.E." — Image Number: STG102_0001r.jpg — Pictured: Brec Bassinger as Courtney/Stargirl — Photo: The CW — © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Speaking of the cosmic staff… in following teaser "Leap of Faith", we listen as Courtney gives us an empowering line about taking chances and trusting your instincts – but to be honest?

We were way too busy being impressed with how she can surf the cosmic staff. It's pretty sweet…

https://youtu.be/k1jD_nHv_po

About DC Universe's "Stargirl"…

In DC Universe' Stargirl, Brec Bassinger's Courtney Whitmore finds her smooth-going high school experience derailed when her mother marries and moves the household from Los Angeles to bucolic Blue Valley in distant Nebraska. Struggling to adapt, Courtney discovers her stepfather has a secret past as a superhero sidekick. She also discovers an artifact of immense power – a long-lost hero's cosmic staff – and ends up on a journey to becoming the unlikely inspiration for an entirely new generation of superheroes.

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Stargirl — "Pilot" — Image Number: STG101_0001r.jpg — Pictured: Brec Bassinger as Courtney/Stargirl — Photo: The CW — © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

DC Universe's live-action Stargirl series stars Brec Bassinger (Courtney Whitmore aka Stargirl), Luke Wilson (Pat Dugan aka Stripesy/STRIPE), Amy Smart (Barbara Whitmore), Joel McHale (Sylvester Pemberton aka Starman), Lou Ferrigno Jr. (Rex Tyler aka Hourman), Brian Stapf (Ted Grant aka Wildcat), Henry Thomas (Dr. Charles McNider aka Dr. Mid-Nite), Joy Osmanski (Paula Brooks aka Tigress), Neil Hopkins (Lawrence "Crusher" Crock aka the Sportsmaster), Nelson Lee (Dragon King), Meg DeLacy (Cindy aka Dragon King's daughter), and Trae Romano (Courtney's step-brother)

Anjelika Washington (Young Sheldon), Yvette Monreal (The Fosters, Faking It), and Christopher James Baker (True Detective), Jake Austin Walker (Rectify), Neil Jackson (Absentia, Sleepy Hollow), Hina Khan (Hit The Floor), and newcomer Hunter Sansone are also on board, in undisclosed roles.

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Geoff Johns (Arrow, Batwoman, The Flash, Titans) executive produces Stargirl with Melissa Carter (Queen Sugar), who serves as co-showrunner, as well as Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter. Based on the characters from DC created by Johns, Stargirl is produced by Berlanti Productions and Mad Ghost Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.

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About Ray Flook

Serving as Television Editor since 2018, Ray began five years earlier as a contributing writer/photographer before being brought onto the core BC team in 2017.
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