Deadline is reporting that Hina Khan is the latest name to join the cast for DC Universe series Stargirl.
Stargirl was created by Geoff Johns back in 1999, known as Courtney Whitmore, who receives her powers by wielding Starman’s Cosmic staff and wears the Cosmic Converter Belt which gives her agility and enhanced reflexes. The character has appeared in animated series such as Justice League Unlimited and appeared in live-action form in the final seasons of Smallville and also during the second season of CW’s Legends of Tomorrow, portrayed by Sarah Grey. The television series version sees high school student Whitmore band together with the Justice Society of America to fight villains, past and present.
Hina Khan (whose credits include trafficked and Station 19) will be playing the role of an undisclosed DC character who is known to be a Principal.
The Stargirl series has been ordered for a thirteen-episode season, aiming for a 2019 premiere release date and will be produced by Warner Bros. TV, Geoff Johns’ Mad Ghost Productions and Berlanti Productions.
Khan will be joining a cast that includes Brec Bassinger, Yvette Monreal, Christopher James Baker, Joel McHale, Lou Ferrigno Jr, Henry Thomas, Joy Osmanski, Neil Hopkins, Nelson Lee, Luke Wilson, Anjelika Washington, Meg DeLacy, Jake Austin Walker, Cameron Gellman, Amy Smart, Neil Jackson, Hunter Sansone and Trae Romano.