Though there were rumours of Nightwing making an appearance in Arrow or Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, it has now been revealed that the character will be getting his own television series as the leader of a group of young superheroes known to comic book fans as the Teen Titans.

It hasn’t been given the green light just yet, but “Titans” is expected to move ahead on American cable network TNT, with Oscar winning writer Akiva Goldsman (I Am Legend) teaming up with producer turned writer Marc Haimes (The Last Word) to pen the pilot episode of the DC Comics series.

According to various sites, “Titans revolves around the eponymous group of young Super Heroes-to-be from the DC Universe. The action series centres on Dick Grayson (probably best known for his alter ego as Robin), who emerges from the shadow of Batman to become Nightwing, the leader of a fearless band of new Super Heroes including Starfire, Raven and many others. The show is described as a dramatic adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book titles ever.”

With Arrow and The Flash on The CW, Batman prequel Gotham on Fox and Constantine on NBC, Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are establishing a real foothold on television when it comes to shows based on their vast library of characters. Supergirl is also in the early stages of development.

A Teen Titans series with the focus on Nightwing has a lot of potential, especially if they explore the former Robin’s desire to distance himself from Batman. There are lots of great young heroes who could be included in the roster too, with everyone from Superboy to Aqualad and Kid-Flash.