The DC Universe has just confirmed that Ozark (Netflix) and Mozart In The Jungle (Amazon Prime) ,Esai Morales, will be joining The Titans TV show as Deathstroke.
“Slade Wilson is known for being DC’s deadliest assassin. While serving his country, Slade became an elite soldier before government testing enhanced his physiology to near superhuman levels, putting him on a path of darkness and revenge. To his family, Slade is a father and husband, but to the rest of the world, he is feared by many as the infamous Deathstroke; selling his services to the highest bidder as the ruthless assassin that never gives up and never misses.”
Created by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, the character was first introduced as “Deathstroke the Terminator” in The New Teen Titans #2 in December 1980. Slade is a mercenary and assassin who serves as the archenemy of the Teen Titans, specifically Dick Grayson.
The TV show is executive produced by Johns, Goldsman, Berlanti and Sarah Schechter (Arrow, DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Supergirl). The series is based on the fictional character version of the mid-90’s when Dick Grayson worked at the Bludhaven Police Department. The Titans are described as “a group of young soon-to-be superheroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe”. The Titans stars Robin, aka Dick Grayson Brenton Thwaites as Dick Grayson(Robin, Nightwing), Anna Diop) as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy.