Usually when you hear about a band of superheroes
you immediately assume X-Men or the Fantastic Four. Warner
Bros is hoping to add another group of the strangest superheroes to the
list with Doom Patrol.
Warner Bros to Adapt Doom Patrol
According to Variety,
Warner Bros. Pictures and Akiva Goldsman are working to create a big-screen
adaptation of the DC Comic Doom Patrol under Akiva's Weed Road Pictures.
Scribe Adam Turner has also been picked up to pen the screenplay.
News is sure to set off buzz at Comic-Con. Debuting in 1963, Doom Patrol
was often compared to Marvel's X-Men. Both comics follow the exploits
of a band of super-powered social misfits ostracized by the rest of the
As with X-Men, the Doom Patrol is guided by a wheelchair-bound mentor in
fighting evil. Characters include Elasti-Girl, Negative Man and Robotman.
"These are some of the most original, offbeat
comicbook characters we have ever come across, and Adam Turner's unique
sensibility makes him a perfect fit for the material," Goldsman told
The only question that remains is the fans response on the return of the
"World's Strangest Heroes."