Comedian Joel McHale, known for The Soup, Community, The Joel McHale Show and more is now making his way into the superhero fold. He has been casted as Sylvester Pemberton (aka Starman) in a recurring role on the DC Universes Stargirl .
Stargirl stars Brec Bassinger as high school sophomore Courteney Whitmore who rallies a motley crew of young heroes to help her battle villains from the past. A member of the Justice Society of America, Starman charges into battle with a “mysterious anti-gravity weapon called the cosmic staff.” He also comes equipped with his own sidekick, Courtney’s stepfather Pat Dugan (aka Stripesy).
There is no official premiere date set for Stargirl.