TITANS TV Series Might Have The Best Titans Line-up

As soon as TNT’s Teen Titans series (simply called Titans) was announced fans started debating what the line-up would be. Now, thanks to Nerdist’s report on a leaked pilot script, we know. Some of them are obvious. Some are surprising. Some are the best thing ever.

First the obvious –

Dick Grayson

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Dick will start the show as Robin, having just fallen out with Batman, though he’ll likely switch to his Nightwing persona fairly quickly. He’s working as a detective in Boston.

Raven

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Long-time Titan Raven will appear at the end of the pilot. She’ll be using the Rachel Roth identity from Geoff Johns’ run.

Starfire

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Another classic member, Starfire also shows up late in the pilot. And remember, they’re introducing her, an Alien, and Raven, a demon, to the DCTV Universe, where not all that long ago the producers wouldn’t give Oliver Queen a code name.

What’s interesting is that fellow Titan-stalwarts Beast Boy/Changeling and Cyborg are nowhere to be found. That doesn’t mean they won’t join the team later on though.

Now the surprising –

Hawk and Dove

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The Hank Hall/Dawn Granger version of the duo will be the show’s official team romance.

And, finally, the best thing ever.

Barbara freaking Gordon

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She’ll be running support for them team from back at HQ, while sitting in a wheelchair. They won’t be calling her Oracle (yet), but holy crap, Oracle!

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That’s a pretty great line-up. There’s no one I don’t like. Women outnumber men two-to-one (which is refreshing), though the team is awfully white (and orange). I wouldn’t be surprised if Hawk or Dove get a race swap to fix that.

Also, paralyzed Barbara Gordon. Dick as disgruntled-Robin. The Arrow-verse has a Batman.

Skott Stotland is a thousand monkeys in a man suit. He has been writing for the internet for over a decade.

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