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Brenton Thwaites cast as Robin in DC comics series Titans

He's the Cairns-born hunk who went from Summer Bay to the big lights of Tinseltown. 

And now, Brenton Thwaites will take on the iconic role of the Robin, also known as Dick Grayson, the sidekick and protégé .

The 28-year-old was cast in the lead for the upcoming live action drama, Titans, which is will be released on a DC brand direct-to-audience streaming service.

'It wasn't easy to find him, but we have!' Australian actor Brenton Thwaites has landed the role of Robin in upcoming DC Comics series Titans

'It wasn't easy to find him, but we have!' Australian actor Brenton Thwaites has landed the role of Robin in upcoming DC Comics series Titans

'Dick Grayson is one of the most important and iconic heroes in the DC Universe, and it wasn't easy to find him, but we have,' executive producer Geoff Johns said in a statement on Just Jared.

'Brenton has the emotional depth, heart, danger and physical presence of 's former protege and the Titans' future leader.' 

'We're extremely lucky he's chosen to bring his talents to this project and this character,' he added about the Australian heartthrob.

Role of a lifetime: The 28-year-old will play Dick Grayson, who is known as Batman's side kick, in the series

Role of a lifetime: The 28-year-old will play Dick Grayson, who is known as 's side kick, in the series

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