Brec Bassinger Cast as Stargirl!

It's game time people! Stargirl has found its, well, star girl! Actor Brec Bassinger has booked the title role of Stargirl AKA Courtney Whitmore for DC Universe's Stargirl show being produced but Geoff Johns and the creative team behind the Arrowverse, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter! As for a little more on our leading lady, Brec Bassinger’s love for acting led her to move from Texas to Los Angeles at the age of 14 to embark on her career. Brec started working right away on Nickelodeon where she played the eponymous series lead role of “Bella” in “Bella & the Bulldogs” for several years. For a brief reminder, the character of Courtney Whitmore is described as:

Courtney Whitmore (aka Stargirl) is smart, athletic and above all else kind. This high school teenager’s seemingly perfect life hits a major speedbump when her mother gets married and her new family moves from Los Angeles, California to Blue Valley, Nebraska. Struggling to adapt to a new school, make new friends and deal with a new step-family, Courtney discovers her step-father has a secret; he used to be the sidekick to a superhero. “Borrowing” the long-lost hero’s cosmic staff, Courtney becomes the unlikely inspiration for an entirely new generation of superheroes.

Executive Producer and writer on the show, Geoff Johns had this to say about the casting decision:

There is no other character in comic books more special to me than STARGIRL, and after searching far and wide I can say there is no other actor on the planet that embodies her more than Brec Bassinger. Brec’s warmth, strength, humor and positive energy are core to who Courtney Whitmore is. I’m so grateful she’s signed on for the role.

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. The project focuses on the character that started executive producer Geoff Johns’ career as a comic book writer when he created her in 1999, lovingly inspired by his late sister, who was killed in a 1996 plane explosion.

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#1 Perfect Casting!Digging Dugan 2018-09-20 17:44
This is perfect in my opinion! Only way it gets better if she dyes her hair blonde!

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