PICTURED: First look at Brenton Thwaites as Robin in DC's upcoming superhero series Titans

He may have spent years in the shadows as Batman's sidekick.

But Robin is ready to step into the limelight as the leader of the Teen Titans in DC's newest superhero series, titled Titans.

Warner Bros released the first image of Brenton Thwaites as the Boy Wonder on Friday.

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First look: Warner Bros released the first image of Brenton Thwaites as Titan's Robin on Friday

First look: Warner Bros released the first image of Brenton Thwaites as Titan's Robin on Friday

Incorporating the iconic yellow, green and red that have followed that character since his inception in 1940, the modern take on the costume was designed by renowned designer Laura Jean Shannon, whose credits include Black Lightning, Iron Man and The Jungle Book.

Titans will follow Dick Grayson as he takes charge of one of the DC universe's most dynamic - and youthful - teams.

They include the likes of alien princess Starfire (Anna Diop), mystical Raven (Teagan Croft), shape-shifting Beast Boy (Ryan Potter) and Hawk and Dove (Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly).

Leading man: Thwaites was snapped at a Tokyo premiere this past summer?

Leading man: Thwaites was snapped at a Tokyo premiere this past summer?

Beauty: Actress Anna Diop, snapped in Atlanta this past February, plays?Starfire in the series?

Beauty: Actress Anna Diop, snapped in Atlanta this past February, plays?Starfire in the series?

Dynamic duo:?Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly provide the voices of?Hawk and Dove, respectively
Dynamic duo:?Alan Ritchson and Minka Kelly provide the voices of?Hawk and Dove, respectively

Dynamic duo:?Alan Ritchson (L) and Minka Kelly (R) provide the voices of?Hawk and Dove, respectively?

The show - with Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schechter serving as executive producers - is a live-action series that will begin airing next year on both the WB and DC Entertainment's digital streaming.?

It's past been broadcast as the animated series Teen Titans, from 2003-2007, and Teen Titans Go!, from 2013 until the present.?

The character of Robin has past been portrayed by Burt Ward in the 60s movie and TV show; and Chris O'Donnell in 1995's Batman Forever and 1997's Batman & Robin.?

Standout: Ryan Potter will play the role of Beast Boy on the upcoming show?

Standout: Ryan Potter will play the role of Beast Boy on the upcoming show?

Stunning:?Lindsey Gort, snapped last year in Las Vegas, plays Amy Rohrbach in the series?

Stunning:?Lindsey Gort, snapped last year in Las Vegas, plays Amy Rohrbach in the series?

Evolution: Burt Ward and?Chris O'Donnell have played prominent previous incarnations of Robin
Evolution: Burt Ward and?Chris O'Donnell have played prominent previous incarnations of Robin

Evolution: Burt Ward (L) and?Chris O'Donnell (R) have played prominent previous incarnations of Robin?

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