Joel McHale has been cast in the DC Universe series Stargirl as the Golden Age superhero Starman. By Charlie Ridgely I do a table read with everybody and I had met Amy Smart before and she's really nice and cool. He is best known for hosting The Soup (2004–2015) and his role as Jeff Winger on the NBC sitcom Community (2009–2015). Joel McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American actor. You get to work with Luke Wilson.' Let’s dive into some of the technicalities, provided by our own Joel Jimenez. “I was never a comic guy. Dec 12 2018 • 12:04 PM. So actually getting cast as a superhero can feel like a massive deal to any actor, no matter how well-known or established they may be. Part … STARGIRL Adds Joel McHale as DC Comics’ STARMAN. Joel McHale as Sylvester Pemberton / Starman: A member of the original JSA who used an anti-gravity Cosmic Staff invented by scientist Ted Knight that Courtney later finds. ", "Believe me, I was just honored to be asked. The actor is joining the cast of … Joel McHale (Community, Stargirl, The Soup), plays Becky’s father, Jeff, and Amanda Brugel (Kim’s Convenience) plays Jeff’s new fiancée and one of the sources of Becky’s anger. All rights reserved. Joel McHale will play Sylvester Pemberton, Starman, on the DC Universe Starman series. Hit the jump to find out more on the casting and series. So I hope to God I get to do more of it. The only survivor was Pat Dugan (Luke Wilson), the sidekick to Starman (Joel McHale). DC Universe's Stargirl has found their Starman in Community star Joel McHale, set to play Sylvester Pemberton and his alter-ego in the upcoming series. Starman (Joel McHale), is very much alive and looking for Pat. The thing is though, Pemberton and star Man are two different people. Although the role is described as "Golden Age Starman," it's worth noting Sylvester Pemberton was actually known as Skyman and the Star-Spangled Kid in the comics, while the Starman of the Golden Age was Ted … Just about everyone wants to get those parts and the competition is fierce. - May 6, 2020 03:42 pm EDT. According to a new report from Variety, the upcoming DC series has tapped Community star Joel McHale to play Sylvester Pemberton, aka Starman. EW has confirmed that Community star Joel McHale has been cast to play the superhero Starman in DC Universe’s upcoming live-action TV series Stargirl. "He's such a nice man and he's such a good actor that I always still find myself in situations where I say, 'You get to be a superhero. Joel McHale’s Starman cameo Season 1 of Stargirl opened with the death of Slyvester Pemberton, Starman and the former leader of the JSA himself. Fans will note the Starman for the DC Universe app series is different than the comics, as Sylvester Pemberton is known better as The Star-Spangled Kid and Skyman in DC Comics. I hope the series does well, all that stuff. So I would kill to do it again". It was a dream come true from Geoff Johns," McHale said. After years of playing Community lead Jeff Winger over on NBC, and popping up on shows like The X-Files and Santa Clarita Diet, McHale is getting his chance to don a superhero costume, something he's always wanted to do in his career. More casting SYFY sets cackle-worthy cast for TZGZ’s Magical Girl Friendship Squad Joel McHale, known for Community, joins the DC Universe Stargirl series as Sylvester Pemberton aka Starman.. A courageous and confident Super Hero, Starman is a member of the Justice Society of … Of course, with Joel’s role in DC’s Stargirl, we began by talking about his knowledge of comics. But in a cliffhanger scene in the finale, he turned up very much alive and in search of his old friend Pat. By Kevin Yeoman Dec 12, 2018 He is known for hosting The Soup and for portraying Jeff Winger on the NBC/Yahoo! Joel McHale has landed the role of Starman on the upcoming DC Universe series, Stargirl. Joel McHale will likely return as Starman for ‘Stargirl’ season 2. Birthdate Just ask veteran TV actor Joel McHale, who is set to play DC's Starman in the upcoming Stargirl TV series. Joel McHale has been cast as Sylvester Pemberton aka Starman on the upcoming DC Universe series “ Stargirl,” Variety has learned exclusively. He has appeared in the films Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) and Ted (2012). With his impressive jawline and notable knack for playing quip-happy characters, it almost felt inevitable that McHale would eventually snare a live-action superhero role. ... as Variety is reporting that Community star Joel McHale has … Geoff Johns and Greg Berlanti will executive produce the series, which is the sixth overall for DC Universe.. Joel McHale plays rich socialite Sylvester Pemberton, aka Starman. Joel McHale The superhero genre may be one of the hottest and most profitable in the entire entertainment industry, with TV shows and movies popping up left and right, but landing one of the coveted costumed roles is still tough for any actor or actress. 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When Stargirl arrives on the DC Universe streaming service, she won't be alone -- she'll also be joined by Sylvester Pemberton/Starman, played by Joel McHale. Starman wields a mysterious anti-gravity weapon called the Cosmic Staff. Joel McHale has nabbed a superhero role: he will play Starman in Stargirl, a new show that’s destined to live on the relatively new DC Universe streaming service. Brec Bassinger and Joel McHale will be leading an all-star cast in a new sci-fi podcast, giving us the Stargirl and Starman reunion we didn’t know we needed. [20] McHale also portrays a man who appears at the end of "Stars & S.T.R.I.P.E. Stargirl stars Brec Bassinger as Courtney Whitmore (Stargirl), Luke Wilson as Pat Dugan (S.T.R.I.P.E. The upcoming DC Universe series has cast Joel McHale as Starman, one of the members of the Justice Society of America. Copyright 2020 ComicBook.com. During a recent interview with ComicBook.com, McHale opened up about his work on Stargirl, which he calls "a dream come true. Joel McHale has had an interesting career after hosting The Soup and starring in Community. "I was thrilled because I've always wanted to play a superhero. sitcom Community. He also starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The … It really was. The backstory is that the heroic Justice Society of America was wiped out by the evil Injustice Society. Actor & comedian Joel McHale has joined the cast of DC Universes Stargirl as Starman. Every actor probably says, 'It was great working with all these people,' and you're like, 'Yeah, yeah, yeah.' And for most of the season, Starman, aka Sylvester Penbrook was believed to be dead. Joel McHale made a few brief cameos as Starman in Season 1 of Stargirl. He portrays Sylvester Pemberton/Starman in a recurring role on Stargirl.[1]. In the comics, the classic JSA Starman is Ted Knight, while Pemberton was The Star-Spangled Kid. Joel McHale stars in 'Stargil' The CW Sylvester Pemberton/Starman - Joel McHale. Stargirl (TV Series 2020– ) Joel McHale as Sylvester Pemberton, Starman He has appeared in the films Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2011) and Ted (2012). Sylvester Pemberton/Starman Joel McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American actor. Starman, basically he came out at the same time that Captain America did in the '40s and I guess he just didn't have as good of a PR team. There's been a lot of different versions of him and after reading a bunch of stuff about him, it's really fun to play. Just ask veteran TV actor Joel McHale, who is set to play DC's Starman in the upcoming Stargirl TV series. by Eric Diaz. And a post-credit sequence revealed that presumed-dead Sylvester Pemberton, a.k.a. He portrays Sylvester Pemberton/Starman in a recurring role on Stargirl. McHale will appear in Stargirl alongside Brec Bassinger, Luke Wilson, and Amy Smart when the show premieres on May 18th. The … McHale’s Starman will apparently pass the staff on to Stargirl during this series, and he previously told us that the accessory is a bit … Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Sylvester Pemberton/Starman You can catch on both DC Universe and The CW. DC Universe's Stargirl TV Show Casts Joel McHale As Starman The DC Universe streaming service continues to pad out its original content lineup by casting Joel McHale as Starman in the upcoming Stargirl series. After years of flexing his comedic muscles on Community and beyond, Joel McHale is headed to DC Universe to flex his actual muscles. While McHale's Starman is a vital part of the mythology of Stargirl, he only appears in flashbacks alongside his sidekick Pat Dugan, played by Luke Wilson. Joel McHaleplays rich socialite Sylvester Pemberton, aka Starman. November 20, 1971 And then I read the scripts and they were great. Joel Edward McHale (born November 20, 1971) is an American actor, comedian, writer, producer, and television host. https://stargirl.fandom.com/wiki/Joel_McHale?oldid=4204. Actor McHale will star alongside lead … I knew [Brec Bassinger] playing Stargirl, that actor is terrific and she's a star.". So I kind of did one meeting, but then everything else was with Luke, but all really cool people. Joel McHale Joel McHale (Comunity) has joined DC Universe’s upcoming Stargirl series as Sylvester Pemberton, a.k.a Starman, Variety has confirmed. Joel McHale has joined the cast of DC Universe’s upcoming series ‘Stargirl’ as DC Comics character Sylvester Pemberton. He also starred in the short-lived CBS sitcom The Great Indoors and in 2019, began hosting a reboot of Card Sharks. Occupation It was previously announced that McHale would play Starman and be known as Sylvester Pemberton. Is The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Going to Show Us Captain America's Funeral. 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