There has been news on several geek-TV projects this week, and we round it up here.

The Walking Dead Season 9 will premiere on Sunday, October 7. A lot of changes are coming with Andrew Lincoln (Rick Grimes) and Lauren Cohan (Maggie) set to exit the show this year (see “AMC's 'The Walking Dead' Story Diverging Wildly From Comics”). The trailer is below.

The DC Universe drama Stargirl has found its lead actress in Brec Bassinger, THR reports. Bassinger is best known for her starring role in Nickelodeon’s Bella and the Bulldogs.  She will play Courtney Whitmore, a high school sophomore who inspires a group of young heroes to stop villains of the past (see “There's a 'Stargirl' Waiting in DC Universe”).

Marvel’s Daredevil will launch Season 3 on October 19. The teaser trailer is ominous and atmospheric, as Matt Murdock ruminates on his own decent into darkness. The trailer can be seen below.

Veronica Mars has been picked up by Hulu, Variety reports. The series revival had been in development by Hulu (see “ 'DC Daily,' 'Veronica Mars' Could Be Back, 'Old City Blues' in Development,”), and now the agreement with Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution has been signed. Hulu secured the SVOD rights for all episodes of the original series as well as the feature film as part of the deal. The new series will have Mars investigating a series of spring break murders in Neptune, which is decimating the seaside town’s tourism.

ABC has given a production commitment to an hourlong drama focusing on Marvel’s female superheroes, Deadline reported. The series, will be written by Allan Heinberg, screenwriter on Wonder Woman. According to Deadline it will be based on lesser-known Marvel characters. The series will be executive produced by Heinberg, with Marvel Television’s Jeph Loeb also executive producing.

Oscar-winning composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross will be composing music for HBO’s upcoming Watchmen drama. Based on the DC characters, Watchmen is set in an alternate history where superheroes are treated as outlaws. While embracing the nostalgia of the original graphic novel, the new series will branch off into new territory. The series set to premiere in 2019 (see “Who Watches the Watchmen? HBO Viewers”).