High school sophomore Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger) earns her stars, stripes and cosmic staff in the first trailer for DC’s Stargirl.
The spot, developed by Studio City, Calif.-based agency The Shop, chronicles the origin story of the titular teenage superhero. After her mother remarries, Courtney uncovers her stepfather’s (Luke Wilson) secret past as superhero sidekick to Starman, the original bearer of the cosmic staff.
But when the “extremely temperamental” staff chooses Courtney as its new owner, the teenager transforms into Stargirl and is tasked with keeping Justice Society of America alive.
The CW will air episodes one day after they premiere on DC Universe in spring 2020. However, prior to that, Bassinger is set to make an appearance in the CW’s superhero crossover event, Crisis on Infinite Earths, which premiered its first three episodes earlier this week.
Stargirl is executive produced by Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Melissa Carter and original comic book creator Geoff Johns.
Agency: The Shop