‘Doom Patrol’ Coming to DC Universe; Will Be Introduced in ‘Titans’ First

Doom Patrol is coming to DC Universe as an upcoming original series for the streaming service. Doom Patrol will spin out from Titans after the characters are introduced in episode 5 of the series. Bruno Bichir, April Bowlby, Jack Michaels, and Dwain Murphy have been cast as The Chief, Elasti-Girl, Robotman, and Negative Man. Greg Berlanti (Arrowverse, Titans) is developing the series for DC Universe. The first season will consist of 13 episodes.

Here’s the synopsis for the series:

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.

DC Universe also has upcoming live-action series Titans, the third season of Young Justice, the adult animated cartoon Harley Quinn, and a Swamp Thing series in the works as well.

Are you excited for Doom Patrol?