Tying into the release of the 2008 Batman film The Dark Knight, Batman: Gotham Knight is an anthology film that tells a series of stories that take place between 2005's Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, though it is not officially considered to be part of Christopher Nolan's Batman film series. [85] and in 2010, Bruce Timm stated that Warner Bros. didn't have any intentions to revive the project. Justice League: The New Frontier was based on Darwyn Cooke's 2003–2004 comic book limited series DC: The New Frontier where the heroes of Earth unite to take on an evil entities called the Centre. The film features Kevin Conroy, Susan Eisenberg, and George Newbern reprising their roles as Batman, Wonder Woman, and Superman from Justice League and other DC productions. [4], Lauren Montgomery returned from Wonder Woman to direct Green Lantern: First Flight. [3] Much of the structure of the origin story was borrowed from George Pérez's post-Crisis on Infinite Earths comics 1987 relaunch entitled "Gods and Mortals". The canon includes animated movies that were or are being produced entirely by WDFA. Also joining them in the film are Camilla Luddington as Zatanna, Nicholas Turturro as Deadman, Ray Chase as Etrigan the Demon,[79][80][81] Roger Cross as Swamp Thing and Green Lantern / John Stewart, Coleen O'Shaugnessey as Black Orchid, JB Blanc as Merlin and Abnegazar, Jeffrey Vincent Parise as Rath, Fred Tatasciore as Ghast, Enrico Colantoni as Felix Faust, Jeremy Davies as Ritchie Simpson, and Alfred Molina as Destiny. Originally intended to be released directly on home video, the film was instead released simultaneously in theaters, on home video, and digitally on July 26, 2016, before a DVD and Blu-ray release on August 2, 2016. Like its predecessors, the animated film also had a positive reception. Based on the 1996 comic book miniseries of the same name, it will be a two-part film similar to Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, and The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen. First announced at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2018. It was released on January 12, 2021. The first Disney cartoon to be produced in the 70 mm format since The Black Cauldron (1985), this blend of ... (2000… The film features the voice talents of Bruce Greenwood as Batman, Jensen Ackles as Red Hood/Jason Todd, Neil Patrick Harris as Nightwing, John DiMaggio as Joker, Wade Williams as Black Mask, Jason Isaacs as Ra's al Ghul, Kelly Hu as Ms. Li, and Jim Piddock as Alfred Pennyworth. The film was released digitally on January 13, 2015, and physically on January 27, 2015. The first of these projects was Superman: Doomsday, which was loosely based on the popular 1992–1993 storyline saga of Superman, "The Death of Superman" where Superman fights Doomsday in a duel to the death. Before screenwriter Michael Jelenic was brought on board for rewrites, the original script was written by former monthly Wonder Woman scribe Gail Simone. [91] The film was directed by Sam Liu and was released on January 23, 2018. Also, Joe Alaskey briefly voices Bugs Bunny in one scene where Martian Manhunter is taking on different shapes when watching television. Part One adapted the first two issues of the original Dark Knight Returns comic series, and was released on September 25, 2012. 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The second part of "The Death of Superman" storyline, titled Reign of the Supermen, was released digitally on January 15, 2019, and on Blu-ray January 29. This page was last changed on 23 January 2021, at 02:29. The film also features Diane Guerrero as Jessica Cruz/Green Lantern, Daniela Bobadilla as Miss Martian, Noel Fisher as Brainiac 5 (replacing Matt Czuchry), Tara Strong as Saturn Girl (replacing Melissa Joan Hart), Kevin Michael Richardson as Mister Terrific (replacing Michael Beach), Elyes Gabel as Star Boy (replacing Chad Lowe), Peter Jessop as Tharok (replacing Tomas Arana), Tom Kenny as Bloodsport, Matthew Yang King as Persuader (replacing Kin Shriner), Sumalee Montano as the Emerald Empress (replacing Joanne Whalley), and Philip Anthony-Rodriguez as Mano. THE FATAL FIVE", "NYCC 2013: "Justice League: War" Roundtable Interviews - Jay Oliva, James Tucker, & Andrea Romano - ToonZone News", https://www.cbr.com/superman-man-of-tomorrow-new-dc-animated-universe/, "Get a Sneak Peek at Batman: Assault on Arkham in a New Featurette - ComingSoon.net", DCUonDVD.com - The Official Website for DC Universe Animated Movies, DC Universe Animated Movies @ BatmanYTB.com, Scooby-Doo! Mickey Mouse. [73] On July 10, 2015, during the Justice League: Gods and Monsters panel at San Diego Comic-Con, the film was officially announced by Timm. The Road to El Dorado (2000) ... I’ve loved and watched The Prince of Egypt regularly since I was a kid. First revealed on the back cover of Batman: Assault on Arkham,[56] the film is based on the 2012 storyline of the same name by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis, and is a sequel to Justice League: War. Teen Titans", "I'd come back for THAT! Superman/Shazam! AFI Top 100. The premiere was at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2016. [14] The film also features the voice talents of Andre Braugher as Darkseid, Summer Glau as Supergirl,[15] Julianne Grossman as Big Barda, Rachel Quaintance as Lyla and Artemis, Andrea Romano as Stompa, Tara Strong as Lashina, and Salli Saffioti as Gilotina and Mad Harriet. In the modern film landscape, animated Disney movies are a surefire recipe for box office success. Announced during IGN's DC FanDome Superman: Man of Tomorrow panel on August 23, 2020. The film features the voice talents of Mark Harmon as Superman, William Baldwin as Batman, Vanessa Marshall as Wonder Woman, Josh Keaton as Flash/Wally West, Nolan North as Green Lantern and Power Ring, Jonathan Adams as Martian Manhunter, Brian Bloom as Ultraman, Gina Torres as Superwoman, James Woods as Owlman, James Patrick Stuart as Johnny Quick, Chris Noth as the heroic Lex Luthor, and Bruce Davison as President Slade Wilson. Spread the word! The film is set in the same continuity as Batman: Year One and several previous Batman veterans were involved. The cast includes Jon Bernthal as Trigon, Taissa Farmiga as Raven, Jake T. Austin as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo as Beast Boy, and Kari Wahlgren as Starfire with reprises of Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Sean Maher as Nightwing, Stuart Allan as Robin/Damian Wayne, Jason O'Mara as Batman, Jerry O'Connell as Superman, Rosario Dawson as Wonder Woman, Christopher Gorham as Flash, and Terrence C. Carson as Ra's al Ghul (replacing Giancarlo Esposito).[68]. 50. At the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, actress Molly Quinn confirmed that she would be voicing Supergirl in an animated adaptation of the 2008 story arc Superman: Brainiac by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, stating that the film would be released in 2013. The film features the voice talents of David Boreanaz as Hal Jordan / Green Lantern, Kyle MacLachlan as Superman, Lucy Lawless as Wonder Woman, Neil Patrick Harris as Barry Allen/Flash, Jeremy Sisto as Batman, Miguel Ferrer as Martian Manhunter, Brooke Shields as Carol Ferris, Phil Morris as King Faraday, Kyra Sedgwick as Lois Lane, Vicki Lewis as Iris West, John Heard as Kyle Morgan, Alan Ritchson as Aquaman (returning from Smallville), and Keith David as The Centre. Below is a list of animated movies from Walt Disney Pictures/The Walt Disney Company. [111] It was released digitally on February 25, 2020 and was released on Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray on March 17, 2020. "[36] First announced on July 11, 2015, Justice League vs. This film is one of Miguel Ferrer's final roles before he died on January 19, 2017 at age 61. Pounder reprising their roles of Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor, and Amanda Waller from the original DC Animated Universe. [66] The film was directed by Sam Liu and written by Alan Burnett and Bryan Q. Miller. They are also known as the Walt Disney Animated Classics. Currently, 40 feature films and nine short films have been released, with additional films slated for future releases until 2021. A film loosely based on the Elseworlds story Gotham by Gaslight. The film was directed by Michael Chang and written by Joe Kelly. Animated movies loved by those aged 3 to 100, can you remember them all? Kevin Conroy returned to voice Batman with the other voices including Troy Baker as Joker, Neal McDonough as Deadshot, Hynden Walch as Harley Quinn, Giancarlo Esposito as Black Spider, Matthew Gray Gubler as Riddler, and C. C. H. Pounder reprising her role as Amanda Waller from both Justice League Unlimited and Superman/Batman: Public Enemies. Matt Ryan, who portrayed John Constantine on NBC's Constantine as well as in the Arrowverse, returns to voice the character. comingsoon.net. The film reused the character designs and visuals of The New Batman Adventures. To honor the animated movies that deserve acclaim, we looked back at the most Oscar-worthy animated films stretching back to 1990, when "The Little Mermaid" won a pair of Oscars and marked a renaissance period in Disney's animation studio. [82], A spin-off series, Constantine: City of Demons, focusing on the title character, was released on CW Seed between March 24, 2018[83] and January 19, 2019. At 67 minutes, it was the shortest film of the DCAMU line, until it was dethroned in 2011 by Batman: Year One. [126] The first three shorts were collected in a compilation titled DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection which was released on November 9, 2010 along with a 22-minute short titled Superman/Shazam! Along with Ron Perlman, Dana Delany, Vanessa Marshall, Nathan Fillion & Dee Bradley Baker reprising their roles as Deathstroke, Lois Lane, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Etrigan the Demon, the cast includes Justin Chambers as Barry Allen/The Flash, C. Thomas Howell as Professor Zoom, Kevin McKidd as Thomas Wayne/Batman, Michael B. Jordan as Cyborg, Cary Elwes as Aquaman, Tim Daly's son Sam Daly as Superman, Danny Huston as General Sam Lane, Steve Blum as Lex Luthor, Lex Lang as Captain Atom, Jennifer Hale as Iris West, James Patrick Stuart as Steve Trevor, and Danny Jacobs as Grifter. The art styles for the films are also generally more realistically proportionate. The film had its world premiere at Anaheim's WonderCon on March 31, 2017. 181. [101][102], First announced at San Diego Comic-Con on July 20, 2018. Animation Announces Superman: Red Son Adaptation And More", Warner Bros. [61], First announced in July 2014, as part of the San Diego Comic-Con, Justice League: Gods and Monsters features an original plot written by Alan Burnett, directed by Sam Liu and executive produced by Bruce Timm and Sam Register. The films are usually stand-alone projects that are either adaptations of popular works or original stories. The movie was adapted and written by Dwayne McDuffie shortly before his death in February 2011 and directed by Lauren Montgomery. In other years, the Oscars totally ignored animated movies, so you'll see some gaps on this list. The film is an adaptation of Frank Miller's story "Batman: Year One" from 1987 in the main Batman title, featured in issues #404–407. The DC Universe Animated Original Movies (also known as DC Universe Original Movies or DC Universe Movies) are a series of American direct-to-video superhero animated films based on the DC Comics characters and stories produced primarily by Warner Bros. 265. Other cast members include Jerry O'Connell as Superman (replacing Alan Tudyk), Rosario Dawson as Wonder Woman (replacing Michelle Monaghan), Matt Lanter as Aquaman, Sumalee Montano as Mera, Harry Lennix as Black Manta, and Sam Witwer as Ocean Master (replacing Steve Blum from War's post-credit scene). Part 1 will be released in summer 2021 and Part 2 is set for release in fall 2021. [142], At Comic-Con, Timm also had expressed interest in an animated adaptation of the Batman R.I.P. ", "Exclusive: Mark Hamill to Voice The Joker for BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Animated Film", "Kevin Conroy Would Love To Do The Killing Joke With Mark Hamill", "EXCLUSIVE: Kevin Conroy & Mark Hamill Star In Animated "Batman: The Killing Joke, "Justice League Dark Featurette Reveals Matt Ryan Returns as Constantine! [148][149] This partially came into play with the film Justice League: Gods and Monsters, visually and aesthetically invoking the DCAU, confirmed to be in an alternate timeline to it. In 2011, during Comic-Con, actor Mark Hamill expressed interest to voice the Joker for an adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke, encouraging fans to campaign for the adaptation,[69][70] most notably in a tweet made on October 24, 2011. [194], This continuity is based on JLA storylines published in 2000. Plans for sequels to the films Wonder Woman and Green Lantern: First Flight were shelved, as well as a planned film based on the 2003 miniseries Batgirl: Year One. They are usually made for an older audience compared to the DC animated universe and other projects, and also featuring DCAU alumni such as Bruce Timm, who mainly served as executive producer or as producer until Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, before returning since Justice League: Gods and Monsters. [10][11][12] Superman/Batman: Apocalypse is based on the second storyline saga, "The Supergirl from Krypton", from the Superman/Batman monthly comic book title from 2004 by Jeph Loeb and Michael Turner. 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