Warner Bros. Pictures bought the rights to the DC Comics cult favorite comic, Doom Patrol, alongside Weed Road Pictures.

The comic, created by Bob Haney, Arnold Drake and Bruno Premiani, is about a band of superheroes with freakish powers, guided by a wheelchair-bound mentor who fights evil. Variety adds the characters include Elasti-Girl, Negative Man and Robotman.

Adam Turner has been hired to write the screenplay for Doom Patrol; no director is set.