Details around DC Universe SVOD platform emerge with new series, news, daily shows and digital comics planned

Details around a new SVOD platform dedicated to the DC Universe are starting to come into view.

The service will officially launch on September 15th – or, Batman Day – in the US and is billed as a destination for new scripted originals (live action and animated), library content (films and classic TV series), a selection of digital comics and breaking news in the DC world.

The first scripted original to launch on DC Universe – a $7.99 a month SVOD platform – will be Titans, a 12 week episodic series. Other programmes include DC Daily, a show covering news about all things DC such as new series, comics and more. It will be hosted by Kevin Smith.

Doom Patrol will be a live action series based on th DC Comics title of the same name. It will bow on the platform in 2019 and revolve around Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman and Crazy Jane. This will be followed by Swamp Thing, Young Justice: Outsiders, Harley Quinn, Stargirl and Metropolis.

Library titles that will be featured on DCU include the original Wonder WOman, the Batman animated series, Superfriends, Birds of Prey, Teen Titans, Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Constantine, Batman Beyond and Justice League.

Digital comics will also be available through the DC Universe. 

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