‘Titans’ casts Bruno Bichir as The Chief, the leader of The Doom Patrol

THE BRIDGE - "The Acorn" - Episode 4 (Airs, Wednesday, July 30, 10:00 pm e/p) Pictured: (L-R) Demian Bichir as Marco Ruiz, Bruno Bichir as Sebastian Cerisola. CR: Byron Cohen/FX Network

Deadline is reporting that Bruno Bichir has been cast as The Chief in Titans, a new live-action series that Warner Bros. is developing for their upcoming DC streaming service.

Dr. Niles (The Chief) Caulder, is a pioneer in medical science, searching the world over for those on the edge of death in need of a miracle. Brilliant, but controversial, Dr. Caulder will stop at nothing to help those he believes are in need, including his collection of strange heroes known as The Doom Patrol.

From executive producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, Titans is an all-new live-action drama series that follows a group of young soon-to-be Super Heroes recruited from every corner of the DC Universe. In this action-packed series, Dick Grayson emerges from the shadows to become the leader of a fearless band of new heroes, including Starfire, Raven and many others. Titans is a dramatic, live-action adventure series that will explore and celebrate one of the most popular comic book teams ever.

SOURCE: Deadline