The Titans spin-off Doom Patrol have officially kicked off production in Atlanta, Georgia! As we have been getting casting news over the last few weeks, the next DC Universe series has started rolling the cameras in Atlanta, and thanks to set photos, we have our first look at some of the iconic members!
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The photos feature cast members April Bowlby and Diane Guerrero as Rita Farr a.k.a. Elasti-Woman and Kay Challis a.k.a Crazy Jane, along with stand-ins for Robotman and Negative Man. While we don’t know who will voice Negative Man, Brendan Fraser will officially voice Robotman and play him in flashbacks before he became the Doom Patrol member. Based on the images, the characters have basically been pulled right from off the pages from the comics.
The one cast member who was not spotted was Joivan Wade who will be playing Vic Stone a.k.a. Cyborg. However, the actor did tease recently on his Instagram stories that he had done costume fitting for Cyborg, so hopefully, a reveal for him will come in the near future. It has also yet to be revealed who will be taking over the role of The Chief from Bruno Bichir as it appears that he will not be reprising the Titans role on the spin-off, given the fact that casting breakdowns for the lead role has gone out.
The spin-off series is officially coming in 2019, as we will see the Doom Patrol members The Chief, Elasti-Girl (before she changes her name), Negative Man, and Robotman recur as guests in Titans Season 1. It was also recently announced that Alan Tudyk has landed the role of the big bad known as Eric Morden a.k.a. Mr. Nobody, so he will most likely start filming soon in Atlanta as well.
“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.”
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Source: Just Jared