Titans Casts 24's Anna Diop as Starfire

TItans Starfire Anna Diop Cast Season 1

Titans‘ latest casting is (Star)fire.

24: Legacy‘s Anna Diop will play alien princess Starfire in the upcoming DC Comics adaptation, TVLine has learned.

Titans Starfire Anna Diop Cast Season 1The character, also known as Koriand’r (photo at right), hails from a warrior planet and seeks asylum on earth. That’s how she’ll come into contact with the Titans. Per the official character description, Starfire is “no-nonsense” and “take-no-prisoners.” She also can fly and shoot energy bolts.

Executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter will bring the up-and-coming superheroes to life in 2018, in a series that will stream exclusively on a DC-branded direct-to-consumer digital service. Written by Goldsman, Berlanti and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Johns, Titans will follow Dick Grayson as he emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of young, soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe.

The live-action series was in development at TNT until January 2016; the move to DC’s digital service took place this past April. In August, Australian actress Tegan Croft was cast as Raven, a powerful empath and daughter of a demon.

Diop’s TV work also includes QuanticoGreenleafThe Messengers and Everybody Hates Chris.

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