Doomsday has arrived!!!
Got your attention? Great! Except it's not really "doomsday"… which is a good thing.
An even better thing? DC Universe's live-action series Doom Patrol begins leaping screens in a single bound starting today, as subscribers to the streaming service can treat themselves to the first of the 15-episode season. But if everything you've seen about the series so far still isn't enough to convince you (maybe you were just lacking in "the feels" yesterday when we told you about the extended trailer ???), DC Universe is offering up the official opening credits for the series.
Think it's safe to say this is not going to be your average superhero show…
A reimagining of the superhero DC characters originally written and drawn by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney, and Bruno Premiani, DC Universe's Doom Patrol is written by series creator Jeremy Carver (Supernatural, Being Human), who executive produces alongside Greg Berlanti, Geoff Johns, and Berlanti Productions' Sarah Schechter. Warner Bros. Television produces in association with Berlanti Productions.
For a better sense of the people behind "The Patrol," here's a quick look again at DC Universe's extended trailer for Doom Patrol…
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's Doom Patrol stars April Bowlby as Rita Farr/Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Kay Challis/Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg, Brendan Fraser and Riley Shanahan as Clifford "Cliff" Steele/Robotman, Matt Bomer and Matthew Zuk as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief, and Tudyk as Eric Morden/Mr. Nobody.