David Ramsey is placing collectively a brand new gang of superheroes for The CW.
The actor, who performs John Diggle in Arrow in addition to a lot of different DC-related collection, is to headline Justice U, which is in growth on the youth-skewing broadcaster.
Ramsey’s Diggle is a former bodyguard and grasp sergeant within the U.S. Military in addition to co-founder of Crew Arrow.
Within the new collection, which is about within the Arrowverse, after years of preventing alongside masked heroes, Diggle embarks on a brand new mission to recruit 5 younger meta people to reside undercover as freshmen at a prestigious college. There he’ll oversee their training and practice them to grow to be the heroes of tomorrow.
Along with starring within the collection, whether it is picked as much as pilot, Ramsey, who has directed a lot of Arrowverse episodes, will helm the pilot.
It comes as Ramsey, who has additionally featured in Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Batwoman and Superman & Lois, has struck an total directing cope with Berlanti Productions and can helm a number of episodes of collection inside the Arrowverse, alongside visitor starring in others.
Primarily based on the DC Comics characters, the collection comes from Superman & Louis co-exec producer Michael Narducci, who has additionally labored on collection together with The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, and Gray’s Anatomy exec producer Zoanne Clack.
Produced by Berlanti Productions in affiliation with Warner Bros. Tv, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, David Madden and Geoff Johns exec produce alongside Narducci and Clack.
Ramsey, who has additionally starred in collection together with Dexter and Blue Bloods, is repped by APA, supervisor Nils Larsen of Integral Artists, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher.