DC Universe Teaser

The superhero subscription streamer DC Universe, which will launch this fall, has released a trailer for its series, Titans.

The 13-episode first season of Titans takes place in a pre-Batman-and-Robin world consisting of Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Rachel Roth/Raven (Teagan Croft), Starfire (Anna Diop) and Beast Boy (Ryan Potter). In fact, in the trailer below, upstart Robin derides the mention of the Caped Crusader’s name with a four-letter expletive:

DC Universe has also announced the addition of three more classic TV series – Batman Beyond (1999-2001), Justice League the Animated Series (2001-04) and Batman: The Brave and the Bold (2008-11).

The DC Universe Library

The DC Universe Library will also include four Superman films starring Christopher Reeve; Wonder Woman in both her TV (Lynda Carter) and animated movie versions;  the first two seasons of Batman: The Animated Series; and the animated movies Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox and Green Lantern: First Flight.

In 2019, two live-action series will debut: Doom Patrol and Swamp Thing, previously a 1982 movie starring Adrienne Barbeau and then an early ‘90s TV series. Two original animated shows are also scheduled for 2019, including Harley Quinn, a comedy about the Joker’s ex-girlfriend; and Young Justice: Outsiders, in which the show’s young superheroes will focus on an intergalactic arms race.

DC Universe will also offer a fan community, as well as a curated selection of comic books and exclusive merchandise.

Pre-Order DC Universe for $74.99

Last, but certainly not least, DC Universe has announced a price. You can pre-order an annual subscription for $74.99 (plus tax, if applicable in your state) at DCUniverse.com. As an inducement, fans who subscribe before the streamer’s fall launch will receive three extra months free. And, if you pre-order between Thursday, July 19 (12:30 pm ET), and Sunday, July 22 (8 pm ET), you will automatically be entered for a chance to win two tickets to the December 2018 US premiere of the theatrical film Aquaman.

To pre-order, visit dcuniverse.com/register.

A $7.99 monthly plan will also be available upon launch.

DC Universe will be available at DCUniverse.com, and on iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.

 

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