DC Universe's Doom Patrol debuts tomorrow, and to celebrate, the streaming service has released a massive trailer that treats us to over four minutes of footage from the live action show. And boy, is it filled with spoilers, including condensed versions of every major character's origin story, with the exception of Niles Caulder (Timothy Dalton).
The trailer opens with Cliff Steele (Brendan Fraser) waking up as Robotman for the first time before segueing into Negative Man's (Matt Bomer) origin story. From there, we get the basics on Cliff's pre-roboti life and what led to his accident, and how Rita Farr (April Bowlby) became Elasti-Woman. Crazy Jane's (Diana Guerrero) origin isn't really revealed, though her abilities are explained, revealing that she experienced a major trauma earlier in her life, and Cyborg's origin is touched upon enough to let us know it will differentiations in some key ways from his other recent origin stories, including the one recently presented in Young Justice: Outsiders.
Even the show's main villain, MR. Nobody (Alan Tudyk), gets in on the action, rivaling that whatever happened to him involved either a scientific experiment or medical procedure gone wrong at the hands of Dr. Caulder.
In addition to the origin reveals, we see everyone's different abilities in action, including new footage of Negative Man releasing his energy form and Rita losing complete control over her body. We also see Jane manifesting not just different personalities, but a variety of superpowers and, at one point, a completely different body, complete with a miniature sun for a head.
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Premiering Friday on DC Universe, Doom Patrol stars Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele, Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor, Diana Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Alan Tudyk as Mr. Nobody, April Bowlby as Rita Farr, Jovian Wade as Vic Stone and Timothy Dalton as Niles Caulder.