Live-action ‘Doom Patrol’ series coming to DC Universe from Greg Berlanti and Geoff Johns

DOOM PATROL

Earlier this month, Warner Bros. announced Titans, Young Justice: Outsiders (animated), Harley Quinn (animated), and Swamp Thing for DC Universe, their upcoming streaming service. Today, the company announced another show.

A live-action Doom Patrol series is coming to DC Universe as well, from executive producers Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns, Jeremy Carver and Sarah Schechter. Production will begin later this year, and the show will premiere on DC Universe in 2019. Check out all of the official details from the press release below.

DOOM PATROL

  • Network: DC Universe digital service, operated by Warner Bros. Digital Networks
  • Auspices: Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television
  • Order: Direct-to-Series Order, 13 Episodes
  • Format: One-hour drama
  • Executive Producers: Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns, Jeremy Carver, Sarah Schechter
  • Written by Jeremy Carver
  • Based on DC characters originally written and drawn by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani
  • Logline: DOOM PATROL is a re-imagining of one of DC’s most beloved group of outcast Super Heroes: Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Girl and Crazy Jane, led by modern-day mad scientist Dr. Niles Caulder (The Chief). The Doom Patrol’s members each suffered horrible accidents that gave them superhuman abilities — but also left them scarred and disfigured. Traumatized and downtrodden, the team found purpose through The Chief, who brought them together to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence — and to protect Earth from what they find. Part support group, part Super Hero team, the Doom Patrol is a band of super-powered freaks who fight for a world that wants nothing to do with them. Picking up after the events of TITANS, DOOM PATROL will find these reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by none other than Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.

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