Press Release

Primetime television stars Nathan Fillion and Tim Daly, the reigning voices of Green Lantern and Superman, respectively, join an exciting group of actors reprising their famed cartoon roles in Justice League: Doom, an all-new entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies due in early 2012 from Warner Home Video.

Justice League: Doom finds Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Cyborg and Batman on their heels when a team of super villains discover and implement the Dark Knight’s “contingency plans” for stopping any rogue Justice League member. The story is inspired by Mark Waid’s much-heralded “JLA: Tower of Babel.”

Fillion, the star of ABC’s hit TV drama Castle, made his debut as Green Lantern/Hal Jordan in the recent Green Lantern: Emerald Knights. Fillion made his initial DCU bow as the voice of Steve Trevor in the 2008 hit Wonder Woman.

Currently headlining the cast of ABC’s popular Private Practice, Daly originated the title character’s voice in the landmark cartoon, Superman: The Animated Series. He has reprised the role in two DCU films: the 2009 extravaganza Superman/Batman: Public Enemies and the 2010 thriller Superman/Batman: Apocalypse.

In addition to current primetime stars Fillion and Daly, the cast is a grand reunion of the original group of actors who provided the voices of the Justice League for the cartoon of the same name and its follow-up, Justice League Unlimited. Reprising their roles are Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series) as Batman, Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville, Breaking In) as Flash, Susan Eisenberg (Superman/Batman: Apocalypse) as Wonder Woman and Carl Lumbly (Alias) as J’onn J’onzz/Martian Manhunter. Bumper Robinson (A Different World, Transformers: Animated) joins the cast as Cyborg.

The Justice League faces two sets of villainous teams in the film – The Royal Flush Gang and a sextet of notable evildoers. The latter group includes three voice acting alumni of the Justice League animated series: Phil Morris (Smallville, Seinfeld) as Vandal Savage, Olivia d’Abo (The Wonder Years) as Star Sapphire, and Alexis Denisof (Angel) as Mirror Master. Also opposing our heroes are Carlos Alazraqui (Reno 911) as Bane, Paul Blackthorne (The Dresden Files) as Metallo, and Claudia Black (Farscape, Stargate SG-1) as Cheetah.

David Kaufman (Danny Phantom) also reprises his Justice League role of Jimmy Olsen.

The film is executive produced by Bruce Timm (Batman: Year One), and directed by Lauren Montgomery (Batman: Year One), who is also credited as producer alongside Alan Burnett (Batman: The Animated Series). Justice League: Doom is the final script from the late Dwayne McDuffie (All-Star Superman, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths). Casting and dialogue direction is once again in the capable hands of Andrea Romano (Batman: Year One, SpongeBob SquarePants).

Warner Home Video will premiere the Justice League: Doom trailer during its presentation at New York Comic Con on Friday, October 14 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. in the IGN Theater. Also premiering during that session will be the Catwoman animated short that is attached to Batman: Year One, the next DC Universe Animated Movie (streeting October 18).

via Warner Home Video

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4 Comments

  1. Belmont
    September 27, 2011 at 7:04 pm — Reply

    Interesting, very interesting, but I won’t be at the convention for the trailer have to wait for Major Spoilers with the breaking news………

  2. Xian
    September 27, 2011 at 10:38 pm — Reply

    Superman v. Metallo, Batman v. Bane, Wonder Woman v. Cheetah, Flash v. Mirror Master, Green Lantern v. Star Sapphire, and I suppose, Cyborg v. Vandal Savage (by way of the Titans? Though he’s more of a villain for Wally or GL). That leaves Martian Manhunter as the odd man out despite his all-inclusive suite of powers (assuming Batman isn’t largely out of the picture to free up a dance partner), unless he gets the Royal Flush Gang to himself.

    Vandal Savage will probably be the instigator… he gets the same immortality, secret cabal, desire for world domination, etc. background as R’as without being as complex or having that ecological terrorist slant which sort of contradicted the original Babel storyline (thermonuclear war is not particularly good for the environment)… but he won’t have the Lazarus Pit angle to play on Batman’s parents. This story will be about the contingency plans and if implemented by proper super-powered super villains, they should be a lot more interesting than the ones cooked up in Babel.

  3. Allen
    September 28, 2011 at 10:23 pm — Reply

    Too bad John Stewart GL got canned. That stinks. Otherwise, I’m thrilled. The JLU talent, for my buck, is the best at this.

  4. Supergirl and the Legion Lass
    September 29, 2011 at 10:14 pm — Reply

    Oh boy, I am so exited about this. I’m glad they got as many members from the JL Animated as they could. Plus Mal is coming back to play Hal again, so everything is good in my book. Can’t wait to see what its going to be like.

    Maybe eventually they will have a Legion of Supergirl cartoon movie. Maybe the Great Darkness Saga or something.

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