One of the most beloved characters from the Arrowverse John Diggle played by actor David Ramsey is coming back in a spinoff series aptly titled Justice U.
According to Deadline, in the new series, which is set in the Arrowverse, after years of fighting alongside masked heroes, Diggle embarks on a new mission to recruit five young metahumans to live undercover as freshmen at a prestigious university. There he will oversee their education and train them to become the heroes of tomorrow.
Ramsey is also slated to direct the pilot. The actor previously directed episodes in the Arrowverse before at the CW network.
It has been further reported by the trade publication that it comes as Ramsey, who has also featured in Supergirl, Legends of Tomorrow, The Flash, Batwoman, and Superman & Lois, has struck an overall directing deal with Berlanti Productions and will helm multiple episodes of series within the Arrowverse, alongside guest starring in others.
Based on the DC Comics characters, the series comes from Superman & Louis co-exec producer Michael Narducci, who has also worked on series including The Vampire Diaries and The Originals, and Grey’s Anatomy exec producer Zoanne Clack.
We look forward to seeing a familiar face back in the Arrowverse.