“Community” star Joel McHale will play Sylvester Pemberton, aka. Starman, in the upcoming DC Universe series “Stargirl”.
A courageous and confident superhero, Starman is a member of the Justice Society of America and wields a mysterious anti-gravity weapon called the cosmic staff. His longtime sidekick is Courtney Whitmore’s stepfather Pat Dugan.
Stargirl will follow the story of Courtney Whitmore (Brec Bessinger), an L.A. high school teen who moves to Nebraska and discovers the cosmic staff, becoming the unlikely inspiration for an entirely new generation of superheroes.
Anjelika Washington and Giancarlo Esposito also star in the series which Geoff Johns and Greg Berlanti executive produce. It is due to air in late 2019.