Entertainment Weekly is exclusively reporting that April Bowlby is the latest name to join the cast of DC’s upcoming live-action series Titan.
The series will focus on a group of young soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. In the action adventure series, Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes that includes Starfire, Raven and others.
April Bowlby (whose credits include Drop Dead Diva and Two and a Half Men) will be playing the role of Rita Farr, a.k.a. Elasti-Girl, an actress on that is 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.
Titans is being developed by Greg Berlanti, Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Sarah Schechter and Warner Bros TV. The series is aiming to premiere in 2018 and help launch the DC digital service brand. April Bowlby will be joining a cast that includes Teagan Croft, Anna Diop, Brenton Thwaites, Alan Ritchson, Minka Kelly, Ryan Potter, Seamus Dever and Bruno Bichir.