Timothy Dalton joins Doom Patrol!

How’s this for some casting news, former James Bond, Timothy Dalton, has joined the cast of Doom Patrol!

The upcoming DC Universe new series will see Dalton playing a mentor to a group of abnormal heroes. Dalton will play “The Chief” aka Dr. Niles Caulder, leader of the Doom Patrol.

This will be a return to the small screen for Dalton who was previously seen in the series, “Penny Dreadful.” Doom Patrol comes from Greg Berlanti, the mastermind pretty much all of DC television.

Written by Jeremy Carver, Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcasts: Robotman (Brendan Fraser), Negative Man, Elasti-Woman (April Bowlby) and Crazy Jane (Diane Guerrero). Led by the mysterious Caulder (Dalton), they’re called into action by the ultimate hero for the digital age, Cyborg (Joivan Wade). Banding together, these rejects find themselves on a mission that will take them to the weirdest and most unexpected corners of the DC universe.

Dalton’s Dr. Caulder is a pioneer in medical science, searching the world over for those on the edge of death in need of a miracle. Brilliant but controversial, Dr. Caulder will stop at nothing to help those he believes are in need, including his collection of strange heroes known as The Doom Patrol.

Co-starring in the series is Alan Tudyk as villain Mr. Nobody.

Carver executive produces with Geoff Johns, Berlanti and Berlanti Prods’ Sarah Schechter. Berlanti Productions produces in association with Warner Bros Television.