History of the Marvel Universe - Silver Surfer

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Doom Patrol SDCC 2019 Poster

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Captain Marvel Star Force Concept Art - Jackson Sze

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Brie Larsons Surprises Captain Marvel Screenings

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Venom Concept Art

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Deadpool - War of the Realms Variant Cover

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doom patrol trailer

DC Universe’s second live-action show, Doom Patrol, arrives today. This superhero team consists of Robotman (Brendan Fraser), Negative Man (Matt Bomer), Elasti-Girl (April Bowlby), Cyborg (Joivan Wade) and Crazy Jane (Diane Guerrero) and a farting donkey. So it’s not the Justice League. It’s not even the Suicide Squad.

During a Television Critics Assoiation panel for Doom Patrol, series creator Jeremy Carver confirmed appearances by Danny the Street, Celsius and other characters from the Grant Morrison run Doom Patrol. Flashbacks reveal more of the characters’ backstories, like how Larry Trainor was a closeted pilot before a crash made him Negative Man and Cliff Steele was an adulterous race car driver before Chief (Timothy Dalton) put his brain inside a robot.

Carver spoke with /Film after the TCA panel further about the cinematic look of the show, overlapping Cyborg characters, and more.

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doom patrol trailer

Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, and Crazy Jane, and Cyborg — all wildly different superheroes that you wouldn’t expect to see teamed up. But in Doom Patrol, they become a team of misfit heroes whose superhuman abilities are both a blessing and a curse.

The latest DC Universe original series is getting positive notices from critics for being a wacky and weird departure from the serious tone plaguing many superhero shows, but the latest Doom Patrol trailer has a pretty dark tone to it. The extended trailer goes into each member’s tragic backstory, each of which only made them “stronger” and “stranger.”

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