DC is Looking For an Asian Male Teen to Play Beast Boy in ‘Titans’ Live-Action TV Show

DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Television are looking for a teenaged Asian actor to play the role of Beast Boy for the “Titans” live-action TV series, based on DC Comics’ “Teen Titans”.

The casting call for the role, posted on casting site Cast It Talent, stated that the production is in search of a 13-15-year-old Asian male.

While the actual post names the character Jax, previous descriptions identified the role as Beast Boy, according to Bleeding Cool.

Earlier announcements, as the one posted on IMDB, called for an actor with “open Ethnicity,” also indicating “Asian preferred”, but the latest post now just mentioned Asian:

“JAX – Self Tapes –Male, 13-15-year-old, Asian. Funny, self-deprecating and charming”

To audition for the role, check out the casting call breakdown below:

PROJECT: Titans, Ep. 101
STUDIO: Warner Bros Television / DC Entertainment
DIRECTOR: Brad Anderson
CASTING DIRECTORS: David H. Rapaport CSA, Lyndsey Baldasare, CSA
LOCATION: Toronto, Canada
SUBMISSIONS DEADLINE: September 12th, 2017”

As the deadline is quite near, interested parties may check out this page for audition details.

The character Beast Boy, which made his first appearance in 1965, was created by Arnold Drake and Bob Brown for DC comics.

Asian American actor Brandon Soo Hoo portrayed the role of Beast Boy in the in the DC Comics animated direct-to-video films “Justice League vs. Teen Titans” and “Teen Titans: The Judas Contract”.

Beast Boy (left) in ‘Teen Titans: The Judas Contract’ (Photo via YouTube / CARTOON TIME)

Warner Bros. announced in April 2017 that the “Titans” live-action series would make its debut in 2018 on DC’s own direct-to-consumer digital service.

Teagan Croft, Anna Diop and Brenton Thwaites have earlier been cast as Starfire, Raven and Nightwing respectively, while Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly were later cast as the superhero duo, Hawk and Dove.

Feature Image via Instagran / DC Comics

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