Someone Has to Carry the Torch in New Stargirl Trailer

The official CW media channels have debuted a new trailer for the upcoming Stargirl series. In the footage, a dying Starman says to Pat Dugan that someone has to will carry on the Justice Society and the torch. Pat bravely accepts the heavy burden before finding out that the chosen one is definitely not him. The right choice is a young girl who will lead the wave of a new generation of justice.

You can watch the new Stargirl trailer in the player below.

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Stargirl will follow the story of Courtney Whitmore (Bassinger) who is a smart, athletic and above all else kind girl. 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.

The series’ cast includes also Amy Smart, Trae Romano, Anjelika Washington, Giancarlo Esposito (The Mandalorian), Joel McHale as Starman, Lou Ferrigno Jr. as Rex Tyler/Hourman, Brian Stapf as Wildcat, Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan, Henry Thomas as Dr. Mid-Nite, Joy Osmanski as Tigress, as well as Neil Hopkins as Sportsmaster, and Nelson Lee as Dragon King.

Character creator Geoff Johns will write and produce the series through his Mad Ghost Productions banner together with Greg Berlanti and Berlanti Productions.

DC Universe will premiere Stargirl on Monday, May 11. The CW will follow, reshowing the premiere on Tuesday, May 12. What do you think about the new Stargirl trailer? Let us know in the comment section below!