Live-Action Series for Streaming Service
Posted by Betsy Gomez on May 14, 2018 @ 4:35 pm 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.
Eight 'Decades' Volumes
August 15, 2018
Marvel Entertainment will publish eight trade paperback volumes celebrating the company’s 80th anniversary in 2019.