The upcoming live-action DC Universe Titans drama series has officially gained a new addition to it’s cast according to an exclusive report from SuperBroMovies.
The report from SBM states that Minka Kelly’s Dawn Granger/Dove would not be the only iteration of the character to appear on the series. The CW‘s Life Sentence star Elliot Knight will be appearing in several flashbacks throughout the series as Donald “Don” Hall, the original Dove. Don Hall is the brother of Hank Hall, which will play a major role in the Hawk and Dove storyline in the series. With Don appearing only in flashbacks, there is room for speculation that he has likely been killed or retired before the events of Titans where Minka Kelly’s Dawn Granger will pick up the mantle.
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Knight’s numerous other television appearances include ABC’s Once Upon A Time, How To Get Away With Murder, and CBS’ American Gothic. His most recent role was in Life Sentence, which was recently cancelled after 13 episodes.
Created by Steve Skeates and Steve Ditko, the Don Hall version of Dove is a classic character from the DC library, who first appeared in Showcase #75 in 1968. Him and sibling Hank Hall formed the original Hawk and Dove duo until he was killed during the events of Crisis On Infinite Earths in 1986. After his passing, Dawn Granger would pick up the mantle in Hawk and Dove Vol. 2 #1 two years later.
DC’s Titans stars Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson/Robin, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, Lindsey Gort as Detective Amy Rohrbach, Alan Ritchson as Hawk, Minka Kelly as Dove, Ryan Potter as Beast Boy, Dwain Murphy as Negative Man, Jake Michaels as Cliff Steel, April Bowlby as Elasti-Girl, Bruno Bichir as Dr. Niles Caulder, and Conor Leslie as Wonder Girl, with Curran Walters set to appear as Jason Todd.
Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise. Dick Grayson and Rachel Roth, a special young girl possessed by a strange darkness, get embroiled in a conspiracy that could bring Hell on Earth. Joining them along the way are the hot-headed Starfire and lovable Beast Boy. Together they become a surrogate family and team of heroes.
Titans is set to premiere this Fall on the DC Universe streaming service.
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