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DC Universe’s ‘Stargirl’ casts Joel McHale as Starman

Variety describes Pemberton as the ‘Golden Age Starman’.

According to Variety, Joel McHale has been cast as Starman in DC Universe’s upcoming Stargirl series. McHale played disbarred lawyer Jeff Winger in Community and hosted The Soup, a comedic rundown of the week’s events.

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In Stargirl, unlike the comics, Sylvester Pemberton is Starman, where he’s known under at least two identities: Skyman and Star-Spangled Kid. In those comics, Courtney Whitmore, before becoming Stargirl, became Star-Spangled Kid as a tribute to Pemberton.

Variety describes Pemberton as the ‘Golden Age Starman’. In Stargirl, Starman is a member of the Justice Society of America and “wields a mysterious anti-gravity weapon called the cosmic staff.” His longtime partner is Stripesy, Courtney Whitmore’s stepfather, Pat Dugan.

Stargirl is set to debut on streaming service DC Universe late 2019.

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