The DC Universe streaming platform is loading up on its original programming by adding some more star power. Stargirl starring Brec Bassinger has added Old School, Legally Blonde and The Royal Tenebaums star Luke Wilson to the cast. Wilson will be portraying the mechanic-turned-superhero Pat Dugan, who pilots Stripe, a hulking 15-foot robot of his own invention.
A breakdown of Wilson’s Dugan: “Pat Dugan once went by the less-than-inspired superhero name of Stripesy, sidekick to a young hero known as the Star-Spangled-Kid and later Starman of the legendary Justice Society of America. Today, Pat has left his sidekick life behind him. But when his new step-daughter, Courtney Whitmore, discovers Pat’s secret past and takes on Starman’s legacy to become Stargirl, Pat is forced to come out of retirement and once again become a sidekick — to his step-daughter — this time piloting a 15-foot robot called Stripe.”
Wilson joins a pretty already loaded cast that includes Joel McHale as Slyvester Pemberton/Starman ,Lou Ferrigno Jr. as Rex Tyler/Hourman, Brian Stapf as Ted Grant/Wildcat, Henry Thomas as Charles McNider/Dr Mid-Nite and Anjelika Washington in an undisclosed role.
No premiere date has been announced yet for the superhero show.