I probably missed the boat on this one but just in case you haven’t seen it, the trailer for the upcoming DC Universe series Titans came out recently and it’s pretty nuts. How nuts? Well for one, the trailer is age-restricted on YouTube. And for two, here’s the official description:
“Titans follows young heroes from across the DC Universe as they come of age and find belonging in a gritty take on the classic Teen Titans franchise.”
“Gritty” being the operative word here. Judging from the trailer, Titans looks a lot like Zack Snyder’s film version of Watchmen, right down to the costume designs and the graphic, bone-crunching violence.
Of course, the most striking thing about the Titans trailer is definitely a certain line of dialogue spoken by Dick Grayson aka Robin aka Nightwing that you’ve probably already been spoiled on, but just in case you haven’t, here’s the trailer: