The second season of the hit series Titans is coming to DC Universe and DC Comics has confirmed a new member of the cast and the undersea hero he will be portraying.
According to TV Insider, actor Drew Van Acker has been cast in the role of Garth aka Aqualad in the show’s second season. He will join fellow Titans heroes Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, Raven along with Donna Troy when the series returns.
The official character description of Aqualad reads: Garth is a founding member of the Titans and was Aquaman’s eager sidekick known as Aqualad. Also born in Atlantis and a member of the royal court, young Garth was trained by Aquaman as a protector of life above and below the ocean. He would eventually step out from the shadow of his mentor to become his own hero as a Titan along with many other former sidekicks.
Nebraska born Van Acker is known for his roles on series like Tower Prep, Pretty Little Liars, Devious Maids and the television adaptation of the film Training Day. His next film will be the action comedy Spy Intervention opposite Poppy Delevingne.