Joivan Wade: Doom Patrol (Warner Brothers)

Date - 10 August, 2018, All News Television
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Doom Patrol has found its Cyborg. Joivan Wade (The First Purge) is set to play Victor Stone aka Cyborg in the DC Universe’s live-action series Doom Patrol, the follow-up to Titans, from Greg Berlanti and Warner Bros TV.

Wade’s Vic Stone is the charming and sarcastic half-human, half-machine superhero known as Cyborg. Vic may be connected to every computer on the world, but he struggles to maintain the connections that make him human. Desperate to gain acceptance from the outside world, Vic harnesses the curse of his cybernetic body and uses his powers as the ultimate hero for the digital age.

Robotman, Negative Man, Elasti-Woman, Crazy Jane and modern-day mad scientist Dr. Niles Caulder are called into action by the ultimate hero for the digital age, Cyborg (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.

Supernatural veteran Jeremy Carver, is writing and exec producing the series. Originally written and drawn by Arnold Drake, Bob Haney and Bruno Premiani, the series will be released in 2019.

Overview

Joivan Wade is Vic Stone/ Cyborg in DC Universes newest TV series Doom Patrol.

Joivan stars as Isaiah in the 4th instalment of Hollywood franchise The First Purge for Universal and Blumhouse pictures.

He trained at Brit School, and was a member of The National Youth Theatre and rose to prominence in the comedy trio Mandem on the Wall, playing a series regular role in the hit E4 show Youngers.

He has worked alongside comedy legends David Walliams, Catherine Tate and Matt Lucas on BBC series Big School, Walliams and Friend and Pompidou. Joivan also worked with longstanding comedian Sir Lenny Henry in his TV adaption and theatre performance of Rudy’s Rare Records.

Other television credits include BBC crime drama The Interceptor, playing fan favourite Rigsy across two series of Doctor Who and series regular Jordan Johnson in Eastenders.

Film credits include lead roles in The Weekend Movie for Netflix Worldwide, VS. for BBC and Silvertown Films.

Joivan is also co writer and founder of the online platform The Wall of Comedy Since its launch in 2015 the platform has spanned over 3.2 billion views, reaching over 107,000,000 people per week.

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