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Superhero fans are getting a brand-new series when DC Comics show Stargirl is released. The show has already aired in the America on The CW. Express.co.uk has everything you need to know about the new series.
How many episodes are in Stargirl?
Stargirl will be premiering on British screens on Friday, August 21.
All episodes of the drama will be available in one go for viewers to binge.
Amazon Prime Video doesn’t have a set time for the release of its TV shows, so Stargirl could potentially be on the platform from midnight on the day of release.
Season one of Stargirl originally aired in May 2020 on US network The CW with the show broadcast in weekly instalments.
Here is a list of episodes from Stargirl season 1:
- Episode 1. Pilot
- Episode 2. S.T.R.I.P.E
- Episode 3. Icicle
- Episode 4. Wildcat
- Episode 5. Hourman and Dr. Mid-Nit
- Episode 6. The Justice Society
- Episode 7. Shiv Part 1
- Episode 8. Shiv Part 2
- Episode 9. Brainwave
- Episode 10. Brainwave Jr.
- Episode 11. Shining Knight
- Episode 12. Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E. Part 1
- Episode 13. Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E. Part 2
Stargirl is based on the DC Comics superhero Courtney Whitmore created by Johns and Lee Moder.
High school student Courtney Whitmore (played by Brec Bassinger) discovers a Cosmic Staff of Starman and with it brings powers.
She quickly forms a new generation of superheroes the Justice Society of America.
Along with Bassinger, the show has a young cast including Yvette Monreal as Yolanda Montez / Wildcat II, Anjelika Washington as Beth Chapel / Doctor Mid-Nite II and Cameron Gellman as Rick Tyler / Hourman II.
Further cast members include Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan / S.T.R.I.P.E., Amy Smart as Barbara Whitmore and Christopher James Baker as Henry King Sr. / Brainwave.
Following the success of Stargirl in America, season two has already been given the greenlight by The CW but it could be a while before the show airs in the UK.
Season two is most likely to come to Amazon Prime Video after American broadcast was wrapped up.
Depending on the coronavirus pandemic, which has stunted the film and television industry, filming on season two of Stargirl could be affected.
This will have a knock-on effect on US release and the subsequent British release.
There’s no word yet on the episode count for season two, however, it could be longer than the first outing given its success.
Stargirl was recommissioned after season one saw strong viewing figures with an average of 1.55 million viewers, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The show’s creator has already promised fans they can expect an even stronger follow-up.
Stargirl season 1 will be released on Amazon Prime Video on August 21
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