Live-Action Series for Streaming Service
Posted by Betsy Gomez on May 14, 2018 @ 10:35 am CT
Doom Patrol, which is based on the comics created by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney, and Bruno Premiani, will be written by Jeremy Carver (Being Human, Supernatural, Frequency). Carver, DC Entertainment CCO Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schechter will executive produce the show, which is produced by Berlanti Productions in association with Warner Bros. Television.
John Byrne Reboots the Doom Patrol”), Keith Giffen, Gerard Way (see “DC Announces Gerard Way Pop-Up Imprint”), and others. The property was once optioned for a live-action film, but it never materialized (see “Two DC Comics-Based Films Announced”). Doom Patrol will be joining DC Comics Dice Masters as a Team Pack later this year (see “'DC Comics Dice Masters: Justice Campaign Box'”).
Doom Patrol will join previously announced live-action series Swamp Thing (see “Live Action 'Swamp Thing' Planned for DC Digital Platform”), Titans (see “'The Walking Dead' Ratings Slip, Hot Trailer for 'Fahrenheit 451,' Animated 'Rocketeer' And 'Moon Girl,' 'Sabrina' and 'Titans' Casting”), and Young Justice: Outsiders (see “Live-Action 'Titans' Will Air on DC Digital Service”), as well as animated series Harley Quinn(see “Harley Quinn Gets Animated”), in the lineup of DC Universe shows.
Out-of-Print and Rare Source Materials
August 20, 2019
DC will release Watchmen Companion, collecting long-out-of-print and rarely seen material based on the comic book series, this December.