Geoff Johns reassures fans of Stargirl ahead of move to The CW

Stargirl -- "Wildcat" -- Image Number: STG104b_0083b.jpg -- Pictured (L-R): Yolanda Montez as Wildcat and Brec Bassinger as Stargirl -- Photo: Jace Downs/The CW -- © 2020 The CW Network, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Stargirl season 1 came to a satisfying close, and fans are excited it was renewed for season 2. There is some trepidation, however, as the series is leaving DC Universe and will be shown exclusively on The CW.

The last time a DC show moved to the CW from another network was when Supergirl did it in season 2. There were some noticeable changes in quality and budget, and fans worry the same will happen to Stargirl. Executive producer and character creator Geoff Johns is assuring fans that there isn’t much to be worried about.

Speaking with TV Line, Johns said of the change, “We’re staying in Atlanta,” Johns confirmed, “because we’ve already built our giant robot!”

On more serious notes, Johns continued, “Listen, we have an amazing team, an amazing cast, amazing writers, and we’re going to deliver the best show possible. Our goal is to deliver a show that is cinematic and different than all the other shows and is of the utmost quality, and we have a lot of talented people to do that. The pacing, the tone, the world… we’ve already established that, and we have the best VFX house [in Zoic]; they’re not going anywhere.”

“Startup costs are always the most expensive, obviously,” Johns added, “the building and testing, and a lot of that we’ve already done. We have some new things to get into, which is exciting, but we wouldn’t do Season 2 if we didn’t think we could make it as good as Season 1, but different. We’re going to explore different story, different thematics, different avenues for the characters. We’re all working incredibly hard on this because we’re so proud of Season 1, and we want Season 2 to be even better. That’s our goal, nothing less.”

Only time will tell if there really are so few changes, but on the strength of season 1 we’ll be tuning in to check it out.

Stargirl will return to The CW in 2021.