Doom Patrol , The DC Comics series originally developed to help launch the former DC Universe streaming service is coming to an end.
by Greg Berlanti2020 on HBO Max the current fourth season drama will be their last, sources told The Hollywood Reporter. Producers of Titans and Doom Patrol see ominous signs, sources say Mega DC Entertainment has all the changes and plotted a proper ending for their current season so as not to leave fans in the dark.
“Although this will be the final season, we are very proud of these series and excited for fans to see their climactic finales,” an HBO Max spokesperson said in a note to THR said the statement. “We thank Berlanti Productions and Warner Bros. Television for such an exciting, action-packed, heartfelt series. We thank Titans producer Greg Walker, Executive Producer Greg Berlanti, Akiva Goldsman, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns, Richard Hatem, and the team at Weed Road Pictures. For Doom Patrol, we celebrate showrunner Jeremy Carver and executive producer Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Geoff Johns, Chris Dingess and Tamara Becher-Wilkinson. For four seasons, fans have fallen in love with Titans and Doom Patrol , throwing themselves into their trials and tribulations, in their legendary battle to save the world again and again.”
Doom Patrol and Titans both originated from the niche streamer DC universe. Titans was the first show ordered for the former platform in 2020 with spinoff Doom Patrol Got a direct series order a year later. The first two seasons of Titans aired as DCU originals, while the first season of Doom Patrol was only available on the platform broadcast.
With the arrival of HBO Max, the original script moved from the DC Universe to 2020 as a Warner Bros. Discovery supported Platforms have increased original content to attract subscribers while the DCU is closed. (HBO Max also added the Epix DC episode Pennyworth as a premiere original series. The future of the show has not yet been decided.)
Brenton Thwaites, Anna Diop, Alan Ritchson, Minka Kelly and Joseph Morgan are among the cast members of Titans .
“I couldn’t be more proud of our talented cast, crew and writers and the hard work they put in to make it all happen2017 episodes over the past five-plus years,” says Titans Executive Producer Greg Walker. “Berlanti Productions, Warner Bros. Television and HBO Max, and Geoff Johns and Akiva Goldsman from the beginning, I couldn’t have asked for a better partner. I am so grateful for their unyielding trust throughout the process. In the end , I want to thank our incredible fans for their continued support, engagement, and passionate community they’ve built around our show. We have six more episodes to show the world, and we hope to give our beloved characters A creative ending we all know they deserve.”
Diane Guerrero, April Bowlby, Alan Tudyk and Matt Bomer are Doom Patrol, Jeremy Carver serves as showrunner and executive producer, along with Johns, Berlanti and Schechter, among others.
Thank you for pampering us the past four seasons,” Carver said. “Also, what are you smoking? To our amazing cast, relentless crew, fearless writing staff, and most importantly, to our beautiful fans: Thank you so much more. You made this the trip of a lifetime. “
decided to end Titans and Doom Patrol appearing in Warner Bros. is among the changes found at its HBO Max and DC Entertainment units. With James Gunn and Peter Safran taking over at DC, the two are planning a new, more comprehensive slate of movies and TV series, sources said, ending both shows. The decision was made ahead of their arrival. In the upcoming HBO Max integration with Discovery+, the platform has been dumping content as it looks to better define its brand and save more than $3 billion in costs.
Regarding the recent contract renewal with Doom Patrol and Titans producer Warner Bros. Television For Berlanti, his slate of original screenplays has dwindled over both shows. With The CW set to significantly reduce the number of originals, Berlanti’s DC slate now only includes The Flash, Bubble Show Final season of Superman & Lois and Gotham Knights (due March) Additionally, Berlanti is re-creating Green Lantern for HBO Max and he is also working on the TV series The Girls on the Bus . Under his new deal with Warners, the mega-producer and director is not expected to be heavily involved with DC Comics programming, sources said.