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DC-Universe - Digital Service Greenlights Next Original Series Doom Patrol

  • 14 mai 2018

    We are pleased to announce today that the upcoming DC Universe digital service has ordered its next original series, the one-hour live-action drama Doom Patrol, from executive producers Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns, Jeremy Carver and Sarah Schechter. Live-Action Drama from Berlanti Production to Debut in 2019

    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. Doom Patrol will begin production this year for a 2019 debut on DC Universe.

    More information :
    - 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: Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns, Jeremy Carver
    - Based on DC characters originally written and drawn by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani

    (Source : press release)