Formerly known as Eric Morden, Tudyk’s character is transformed into a baddie after being exposed to mysterious experiments by ex-Nazis in post-war Paraguay. He emerges as the “enigmatic and totally insane” Mr. Nobody, a living shadow capable of draining the sanity from others.
Doom Patrol — which received a series order from the DC Universe streaming service in May — follows a group of people with superhuman abilities who are united to investigate the weirdest phenomena in existence and protect Earth from what they find. When they are called to a new mission by Cyborg (Jovian Wade, EastEnders), they embark on a journey that will change their lives forever.
Tudyk, whose recent TV credits include The Tick and Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, joins a cast that includes April Bowlby (Two and a Half Men) as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero (Orange Is the New Black) as Crazy Jane and Brendan Fraser as Robotman.
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As previously announced, DC Universe’s digital subscription service will launch on Saturday, Sept. 15. Doom Patrol is expected to debut in 2019, but its characters will first appear in the live-action Titans series, premiering Friday, Oct. 12.
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