Smart will play Barbara Whitmore, mother to Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bassinger) aka Stargirl, and wife of Pat Dugan (Luke Wilson). And Romero will play Pat’s son Mike Dugan. According to Deadline, Jackson, Sansone, and Gellman’s will be playing undisclosed DC characters.
Based on the DC characters, Stargirl follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past.
Geoff Johns created the series. Johns will write the first episode and serve as show runner. Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter and Melissa Carter serve as executive producers. Berlanti Productions and Mad Ghost Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television will produce the series.