Titans Casts Elasti-Girl; Doom Patrol Confirmed
The live-action Titans series continues casting as April Bowlby as been cast as Elasti-Girl, a member of Doom Patrol.
April Bowlby, known for Drop Dead Diva, is playing Elasti-Girl who is described as (via EW): An actress on the rise, Rita Farr was exposed to a toxic gas that altered her cellular structure — which, in the comics, allows her to expand or shrink her body at will. Longing for the days of old, Rita finds a place for herself among The Doom Patrol.
"Beyond excited and honored to be a part of this!!! I MEAN!!!! #dreamjob #DCcomics #elastigirl #pinchme,"April Bowlby posted on Instagram.
Bruno Bichir has also been cast as Doom Patrol's Dr. Niles Caulder, a.k.a. The Chief.
Titans is set to debut on the new DC digital streaming network and also stars Brenton Thwaites As Robin, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, Teagan Croft as Raven, Anna Diop as Starfire, Alan Ritchson as Hawk and Minka Kelly as Dove, with Seamus Dever in an unknown role.
Titans follows a group of young soon-to-be super heroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. In this action-packed series, Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes, including Starfire, Raven and many others. Titans is a dramatic, live-action adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book teams ever.
Titans is written by Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johnsand Greg Berlanti. Goldsman, Johns, Berlanti and Sarah Schechter are executive producers of the series from Weed Road Pictures and Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.