Esai Morales Joins DC Universe As Deathstroke
DC's The Titans just announced "killer cast addition."
Latino Esai Morales takes on the role of Deathstroke, fan-favorite assassin and archenemy of Teen Titans leader Dick Grayson, Deadline reports.
The Titans, which is streaming on DC's subscription service, just wrapped up its first season in December. Now, it has revealed a major new cast member hitting the scene in season two: Deathstroke, "DC's deadliest assassin," a former elite soldier who was underwent government testing that gave him superhuman powers...and also made him evil apparently.
The show follows Batman's former sidekick, Robin, AKA Dick Grayson, and his superhero squad, featuring Starfire, an alien princess, Raven, a "mysterious" empath, and the shapeshifting Beast Boy.
Deathstroke will be portrayed by veteran of film and television Esai Morales. The Brooklyn native's film and TV credits include: Bad Boys, Mi Familia, The Line, and Superfly, as well shows like Ozark (Netflix), Mozart In The Jungle(Amazon Prime), Curb Your Enthusiasm (HBO), and Chicago PD (NBC).