‘Titans’ Team Talks Taking Criticism with ‘A Grain of Salt’

Variety | 10/3/2018 | Elizabeth Taylor
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As first look images and footage began to emerge for DC Universe’s “Titans,” there was some criticism from long-time comic book fans concerned about the darkness of the show and the changes to certain characters. But just weeks ahead of the show’s digital debut, at the world premiere event at New York Comic-Con, the cast and producers were no longer concerned about any backlash.

“I understand that fans can react to certain things that they feel are strange,” series star Brenton Thwaites said. “As an artist…it is part of your heart that goes in to making these shows — you want to show the guys and the girls something they have not seen before. I feel we really should stay true to our own vibe and our own style. I take [the criticism] with a grain of salt, but I do take it.”

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Thwaites plays Dick Grayson aka Robin, who delivers one of the more memorably surprising lines in early “Titans” footage when he says “F— Batman” during a fight scene.

“I think it is fun, and I think it says everything about where Robin is,” executive producer Geoff Johns said.

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Where Robin is, according to Thwaites, is “trying to find a new identity.” Through that he will meet the Titans, made up of characters played by...
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