February 15, 2019 at 10:29 am PST | by Mariah Cooper
Matt Bomer portrays gay superhero in DC series ‘Doom Patrol’

Matt Bomer (left) in ‘Doom Patrol.’ (Screenshot via YouTube)

Matt Bomer is one of the traumatized misfit superheroes who ban together on DC Universe’s “Doom Patrol.”

“Doom Patrol” is a spin-off from “Titans,” set soon after the events of that web series. Robotman (Brendan Fraser), Negative Man (Matt Bomer), Elasti-Woman (April Bowlby), Crazy Jane (Diane Guerrero) and Cyborg (Joivan Wade) all received their powers through a traumatic event. The Chief (Timothy Dalton) is a doctor who joins them together as the Doom Patrol to fight Mr. Nobody (Alan Tudyk), a living shadow whose power is to suck the sanity out of people.

Bomer plays Negative Man whose past life was as Larry Trainor. Larry was a married former pilot who was having a secret affair with a man. He crashes his plane into negative energy and is now wrapped head-to-toe in bandages.

“Doom Patrol” begins streaming on the DC Universe streaming platform on Feb. 15 with new episodes released every Friday.

Watch the trailer below.

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