"Titans" is adding a major villain for its second season, bringing in Deathstroke, who will be played by Esai Morales.
DC Universe hasn't set a date for Titans season 2, but it's likely to begin near the end of this year. Titans saw the beginnings of the iconic team that included Robin aka Dick Grayson played by Brenton Thwaites, Starfire played by Anna Diop, Raven played by Teagan Croft and Beast Boy played by Ryan Potter.
Titans' producers released an official character description for the Terminator, which is as follows: "Slade Wilson is known for being DC's deadliest assassin".
This character is very familiar to the DC Universe. The character has popped up in various media over the years; he's figured in the storylines of a multitude of DC animated films, was featured as a playable character in the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us, and has even gotten the live-action treatment a few times previously. While serving his country, Slade became an elite soldier before government testing enhanced his physiology to near superhuman levels, putting him on a path of darkness and revenge. For example, he was the main antagonist in the fan favorite Teen Titans animated series that aired on Cartoon Network. Manu Bennett also played the character in Arrow.
Titans' second season stands to get a lot more intense with the addition of the character, a ruthless killer and master tactician who also happens to boast super-strength and a regenerative healing factor.
Morales has recently been in Netflix's Ozark, Amazon Prime's Mozart In The Jungle, HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm and NBC's Chicago PD. How do you think Esai Morales will fare as Deathstroke? Share your thoughts in the comments section below! Just hit the buttons on the top of this page.