The Doom Patrol just got a little bit more interesting in this casting. Brendan Fraser is coming on board to the upcoming series on the DC Universe streaming site in the role of Cliff Steele aka Robotman.
Cliff Steele is a former race car driver who was in a horrific accident that left his body uninhabitable. Cliff’s brain was saved by the mysterious Dr. Caulder and he lives on in a powerful robotic body.
Fraser will provide the voiceover for Robotman and will appear in flashback scenes as Cliff Steele. Riley Shanahan has also been cast in the role of Robotman. He will provide the physical performance of the character on stage in full body costume.
The announcement of Fraser is just another notch up into the amazing cast that has already been revealed. This includes Joivan Wade as Cyborg, who brings the team together and Elasti-Woman (April Bowlby) and Crazy Jane (Guerrero). Along with Negative Man they are led by the mysterious Dr. Niles Caulder.