Henry also struggles with his newfound powers and tensions rise in the Whitemore house. Dragon King was a key part of Stars and S.T.R.I.P.E., the series that introduced the world to Courtney Whitmore and Stargirl. Washington began her career on Amazon’s The Legend of Master Legend. His breakout performance was starring opposite Beau Bridges in the film Robbie, where he played young Robbie. His breakout role came on the Peabody Award winning television series Rectify where he played Jared Talbot, the youngest member of the Holden/Talbot family. He’s also had guest starring roles on The Rookie, The Good Cop, Bull, The Blacklist and Gotham. Dragon King was the scientist who created the specialized nerve gas K887. In the comics, Dragon King was eager to have his daughter join his organization and take a place by his side, pushing her beyond her limits like a cliche stage parent projecting their dreams of … Played by Nelson Lee, Dragon King is the father of Courtney's classmate Cindy Burman and is a controversial scientist, one who hides his face and also experiments on not just himself, but … Jordan was a meticulous businessman who is the founder and CEO of The American Dream. He’s made quite an impact on the big screen as well, having worked with such acclaimed filmmakers as Robert Zemeckis on Welcome to Marwen; Oliver Stone in Alexander; Woody Allen in You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger; and with Tom Ford on Nocturnal Animals opposite Amy Adams. The unlikely group of young heroes fight to stop the villains of the past in Blue Valley with the guidance of Courtney’s stepfather, Pat Dugan. Dragon King used the ancient mystical artifacts to create a field of arcane magic that shielded the axis nations of Imperial Japan and … A few of the villains died in the process, including Icicle, Brainwave, and Dragon King (who was stabbed in the back by his daughter Cindy). Prior to DC’s STARGIRL, Meg DeLacy was seen in the television series Side Effects, Recovery Road, The Disappearing Girl, Zac and Mia and The Fosters. Ito is a Japanese scientist who experimented on himself and transformed his body into a reptilian hybrid form. THE FIRST RECRUIT -- After realizing that she needs the extra help, Courtney (Brec Bassinger) sets out to recruit new members to the Justice Society of America -- starting with Yolanda (Yvette Monreal). Hunter Sansone was born in St. Louis, Missouri. When Courtney Whitmore moves to Blue Valley and becomes Stargirl, she learns that Dragon King’s daughter is also a villain who goes by the name of Shiv. Washington recently starred in Netflix’s highly rated original film Tall Girl. Shiro Ito is a deadly and mysterious hooded doctor and a controversial scientist who has been experimenting on … A new set of promotional photos from the upcoming seventh episode of … DC's Stargirl episode ten, the JSA comes face to face with the ISA! His work left him with a reptilian visage befitting his namesake. Dr. Shiro Ito is a character in The CW and DC Universe series Stargirl. He wanted to … Fans will get to meet Dragon King in the upcoming episode entitled "Wildcat" set to debut on The CW on Tuesday, June 9th. Joy Osmanski, Neil Hopkins, and Nelson Lee are set to play Tigress, Sportsmaster and Dragon King, respectively, in DC Universe's Stargirl series. DC Universe and The CW's Stargirl is set to introduce another member of the Injustice Society next week in Dr. Ito, a.k.a. - June 1, 2020 12:00 pm EDT. Additional television roles include memorable guest star appearances on Blindspot, Sleepy Hollow, The Originals, Person of Interest, White Collar, CSI: Miami, How I Met Your Mother, Cold Case, and CSI. We recently found out that Stargirl had been delayed, but only by a week. Wilson’s television credits include co-starring with Laura Dern in Enlightened; as well as That ‘70s Show, Entourage and Comedy Central’s Drunk History. Monreal was recently seen in Rambo: Last Blood opposite Sylvester Stallone, playing the role of the virtuous and supportive Gabrielle who helps take care of Rambo on his ranch and looks up to him as a protector before she is kidnapped by a violent Mexican drug cartel. Dragon King, who is being portrayed by Nelson Lee (Blade: The Series). Who is the new villain Dragon King and what does he have planned for Blue Valley, Stargirl, and the Injustice Society of America? Most recently he played one of the leads on the Facebook Watch series Five Points. A brand new shot from DC’s Stargirl reveals the villain Dragon King, as the series continues to introduce threats in Blue Valley. Previously, Monreal starred on Robert Rodriguez’ series Matador and was also seen in Lowriders opposite Gabriel Chavarria, Demian Bichir and Theo Rossi. It's unclear what direction Stargirl will take with Dragon King (fans will have to tune in to find out), but this first look makes it pretty clear that he's not a villain to be taken lightly. The Dragon King a major Japanese occultist and scientist active during World War Two. Check out the artwork below along with the "Injustice" trailer, and let us know what you think. "Wildcat" debuts on DC Universe Monday, June 8th and The CW Tuesday, June 9th. This complicates matters, as Shiv is also Courtney’s classmate at the local high school. In comics, Dragon King was a brilliant scientist who was a high-ranking official in the Japanese government during World War II. This barrier prevented most Allied superhumans, such as the Spectre or (in the pre-Crisis continuity) Superman, from single-handedly winning the war. Romano’s love of acting came after a summer on the set of the Farrelly Brothers remake of The Three Stooges. Here, the Dragon King has emerged as a resident of Blue Valley, Nebraska, and has a daughter. After a few years of training as a teenager in the St. Louis area, he moved to Los Angeles where he began his professional career. Wilson went on to star in more than 50 film and television projects, including two more Wes Anderson classics, Rushmore and The Royal Tenenbaums. Last week on Stargirl, Cindy's father Dragon King sent his drones to abduct her during her skirmish with Stargirl. Episodes drop Mondays on the streaming service before airing Tuesdays at 8 pm ET on The CW. If you have an entertainment scoop or a story for us, please reach out to us on (323) 421-7515 However, his greatest power was his vast store of scientific knowledge and the mystical powers he had at his command. Wilson’s credits include Old School, with Will Ferrell and Vince Vaughn; the Legally Blonde franchise with Reese Witherspoon; the Charlie’s Angels franchise with Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore; Blades of Glory and Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, also with Ferrell; Ivan Reitman’s My Super Ex-Girlfriend, opposite Uma Thurman; Mike Judge’s satirical Idiocracy; 3:10 to Yuma; My Dog Skip; Hoot and Neil LaBute’s Death at a Funeral. Stargirl airs Tuesdays at 8/7 on The CW. He joined the Black Dragon Society when World War IIbegan, making him second only to the Emperor as regards to power in his country. The Dragon King is the alter ego of Dr. Shiro Ito, who began his experiments in World War II. Dragon King met his end against Star-Spangled Kid Courtney Whitmore, STRIPE, and Shining Knight. Jake Austin Walker was born in Mississippi and began acting at an early age. ... What's Up With Dragon King? Some of his film roles include Kangaroo Jack, Ned Kelly, The Great Raid, Nim’s Island and Purge: Election Year. She is currently recurring on Hulu’s Runaways. New to Blue Valley High, Courtney struggles to make friends until she forges unlikely friendships with Yolanda Montez, Beth Chapel and Rick Tyler, all with super-powers, just like herself. On the film side, he has appeared in the indie feature Charlie Says directed by Mary Harron and in the Golden Globe-nominated film 20th Century Women, starring Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Billy Crudup and Greta Gerwig. There are many secrets hiding beneath his hood. She’s also had guest star roles on The Rookie Santa Clarita Diet and Chicago P.D. Early television work includes memorable arcs on MTV’s Faking It and Freeform’s The Fosters. In 1996, Wilson made his film debut in the acclaimed short Bottle Rocket, directed by Wes Anderson. ... Dragon King’s minions interrupt Hourman’s plan to take on Solomon Grundy and as they are fleeing, the JSA meets in the hallway. An exceptional television and film actress, she discovered her love for the arts through theater at an early age. Following Japan's surrender in 1945, the Dragon King went into hiding and experimented with combinations of his own genetic material and that of a lizard, eventually succeeding in making himself a human-reptile hybrid before later appearing in Blue Valley where he clashed with Courtney Whitmore and S.T.R.I.P.E. DC’s STARGIRL follows high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as she inspires an unlikely group of young heroes to stop the villains of the past. Dragon King will be the latest member of the Injustice Society of America to appear in the series' upcoming fourth episode "Wildcat" and as you can see in the photo below, he's a mysterious one with his face obscured to hide not just his identity, but his chilling nature as well. Courtney Elizabeth Whitmore, known as Stargirl (often called "Stars" or "Star"), is a fictional superhero created by Geoff Johns and Lee Moder who appears in American comic books published by DC Comics.The character's name, appearance, and personality were patterned after Johns' sister Courtney, who died in the explosion of TWA Flight 800 in 1996. Now, "Brainwave" has revealed his plans for her -- and some additional information about how Dr. Ito became the villain he is today. He splits his time between Atlanta and Los Angeles. Stargirl’s season 1 finale provided plenty of thrills, but it was also rocked by three jaw-dropping deaths. Lee says that the character is a complete departure to what fans have seen thus far on Stargirl and that there are a lot of secrets hiding beneath his ominous hood. While she is the school's cheerleading captain, she is determined to follow in her father's footsteps. Getting more excited for the release! She also appeared in several roles including Warner Bros. 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Never wanting anything more than to please her father she followed in his criminal footsteps as the deadly blade-wielding Shiv. Wilson also starred in Henry Poole Is Here, which was nominated for the Humanitas Prize at the Sundance Film Festival. He has also appeared in the films I Love You Phillip Morris, Burning Palms, The Chaperone and House of Bones as well as No Lone Lives and Butter. Dr. Shiro Ito, also known as Dragon King, is one of the villains of the first season of the 2020 DC-Show Stargirl. Played by Nelson Lee, Dragon King is the father of Courtney's classmate Cindy Burman and is a controversial scientist, one who hides his face and also experiments on not just himself, but his patients as well. Up next, Washington will star in Lena Waithe’s Girls Room, an anthology-style series exploring the pain and power of female adolescence. "He's a brilliant scientist, methodical in his obsessions, and worst of all, patient. Sansone will also be been seen in the new Disney+ feature Safety, set to release in late 2020. Deadline just broke the news of Stargirl's latest cast additions. As you can see, Dragon King's costume is fairly comic-accurate (he also had a Cobra Commander thing going on in the source material), complete with green hood and surgical tools around a bloody apron. Stargirl also changed the relationship between Shiv and Dragon King in one important respect. Cameron Gellman most recently appeared in a guest role on the critically acclaimed series, The Good Doctor, and previously recurred on the Paramount Network series Heathers. Dragon King. Rob Hardy directed the episode written by James Dale Robinson. He has performed in leading roles on series such as Make It or Break It, Upstairs Downstairs, Flash Forward and Steven Spielberg’s fantasy drama pilot Lumen. Lee's first appearance as the Dragon King will be on the upcoming fourth episode of 'Stargirl,' which airs June 8 on DC Universe, and June 9 on the CW. Spending the majority of his childhood being raised on a 123-acre farm with hundreds of animals, Sansone developed a deep passion for animal welfare and plans to use his platform in any way possible to be a powerful voice to stand up against abuse. Currently, Jackson is at work on The Kingsman film prequel. The mysterious, hooded Dragon Kin… The most recent trailer for Stargirl gave us a brief glimpse of lead villain Dragon King, but we now have a much better look at the maniacal leader of the Injustice Society of America thanks to some new concept art. While still-imprisoned Cindy fruitlessly begs to be let out and kill Stargirl herself (LOL), a fight breaks out between the teen heroes and Snap Dragon King’s minions. In 2005, Wilson wrote, starred in and co- directed (with his brother Andrew Wilson) The Wendell Baker Story, alongside Eva Mendes, Owen Wilson and Eddie Griffin. He was the father of Cameron Mahkent and the widower of Christine Mahkent. The show will now hit DC Universe on Monday, May 18th, and make its broadcast TV debut on The CW the following day, Tuesday, May 19th, at 8/7c. Also an accomplished musician, Walker’s songs “’F*ck Love,” “Rolling Stones” and “I’m Ready” can be heard on Spotify and wherever else music can be streamed. Amy Smart, Anjelika Washington, Trae Romano, Jake Austin Walker, Meg DeLacy, Neil Jackson, Christopher James Baker also star. One of his greatest creations for the Axis was combining the Holy Grail's power with that of the Spear of Destiny, which the Nazi government had lent to their allies. Yolanda is a straight A student at Blue Valley High who never does anything wrong, until she is put in a situation in which she has no control. In addition to DC’s STARGIRL, Neil Jackson is currently filming season three of the crime thriller Absentia. Behold Dragon King from the upcoming Stargirl! Dragon King In Stargirl Stargirl 's take on Dragon King is true to the Stars and STRIPE comics where the character was revived and apparently died. Bassinger also recently was seen in the film 47 Meters Down: Uncaged as the popular, self-entitled leader of a group of the mean girls. Luke Wilson has established himself as one of the most versatile actors of his generation. Yvette Monreal stars as Yolanda Montez AKA Wildcat. When he isn’t acting and doing schoolwork, Romano enjoys playing guitar, skateboarding and playing video games with friends. Jordan Mahkent was a character in The CW and DC Universe series Stargirl. Television series include Identity, ’Til Death, Bones, Fear the Walking Dead and Lethal Weapon. To check out some recent character banners, hit the "Next" button below. 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