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Welcome to the thread dedicated to discussing the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line and any other animated features starring DC Comics characters! Keep up-to-date with the latest news, trailers, interviews, images, reviews, and so much more!

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To check out the newest information, look for the newest post in this thread for any updates.

For more news and the latest information on what DC Animation is coming, check out the links below:

-The World's Finest News Page

Archived Threads:
-DC Comics Animation - General Animated Feature News & Discussion Thread, Part 9 (Spoilers)
-DC Comics Animation - General Animated Feature News & Discussion Thread, Part 8 (Spoilers)
-"DC Universe" Animated Feature News & Discussion Thread, Part 7 (Spoilers)
-"DC Comics Premiere Movie" Animated Features News & Discussion Thread, Part 6
-The Official DC Animated DTV News & Speculation Thread, Part 5
-The Official DC Animated DTV News & Speculation Thread, Part 4
-The Official DC Animated DTV News & Speculation Thread, Part 3
-The Official DC Animated DTV News & Speculation Thread, Part 2
-The Official DC Animated DTV News & Speculation Thread, Part 1

Release History:
  1. September 18, 2007 - Superman Doomsday
  2. February 26, 2008 - Justice League: The New Frontier
  3. July 8, 2008 - Batman: Gotham Knight
  4. March 3, 2009 - Wonder Woman
  5. July 28, 2009 - Green Lantern: First Flight
  6. September 29, 2009 - Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
  7. February 23, 2010 - Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
  8. July 27, 2010 - Batman: Under the Red Hood
  9. September 28, 2010 - Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
  10. February 22, 2011 - All-Star Superman
  11. June 7, 2011 - Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
  12. October 18, 2011 - Batman: Year One
  13. February 28, 2012 - Justice League: Doom
  14. June 12, 2012 - Superman vs. The Elite (as part of DC Comics Premiere Movie line)
  15. September 25, 2012 - Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part One
  16. January 29, 2013 - Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part Two
  17. May 7, 2013 - Superman: Unbound
  18. July 30, 2013 - Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
  19. January 21/February 4, 2014 - Justice League: War
  20. April 22/May 6, 2014 - Son of Batman
  21. July 29/August 12, 2014 - Batman: Assault on Arkham
  22. January 13/27, 2015 - Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
  23. April 7/14, 2015 - Batman vs. Robin
  24. July 14/28, 2015 - Justice League: Gods and Monsters
  25. January 19/February 2, 2016 - Batman: Bad Blood
  26. March 29/April 12, 2016 - Justice League vs. Teen Titans
  27. July 26/August 2, 2016 - Batman: The Killing Joke
  28. January 24/February 7, 2017 - Justice League Dark
  29. April 4/April 18, 2017 - Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
  30. August 15/August 29, 2017 - Batman and Harley Quinn
  31. January 23/February 6, 2018 - Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
  32. March 27/April 10, 2018 - Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
  33. July 24/August 7, 2018 - Death of Superman
  34. January 15/January 29, 2019 - Reign of the Supermen
  35. March 30/April 16, 2019 - Justice League vs. The Fatal Five
  36. July 20/August 6/August 13, 2019 - Batman: Hush
  37. October 5/October 22, 2019 - Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
  38. February 25/March 17, 2020 - Superman: Red Son
  39. May 5/May 19, 2020 - Justice League Dark: Apokolips War
  40. Superman: Man of Tomorrow
Writer, Director, Character Designer, Animation Studio List
DC UNIVERSE
Superman Doomsday
*Writers: Bruce Timm (Story) and Duane Capizzi
*Directors: Bruce Timm, Lauren Montgomery, Brandon Vietti
*Character Designer(s): Glenn Wong
*Animation Studio(s): Lotto Animation
*Country: South Korea

Justice League: The New Frontier
*Writers: Stan Berkowitz and Darwyn Cooke
*Directors: Dave Bullock
*Character Designer(s): Darwyn Coke, J. Bone, Andy Chiang, Art Lee, Glen Murakami, Tommy Tejada, Glenn Wai Lim Wong
*Animation Studio(s): Dongwoo Co., LTD.
*Country: South Korea

Batman: Gotham Knight
*Writers: Jordan Goldberg, Josh Olson, Greg Rucka, David Goyer, Brian Azzarello, Alan Burnett
*Directors: Shojiro Nishimi, Futoshi Higashide, Hiroshi Morioka, Yasuhiro Aoki, Toshiyuki Kubooka, Jong-Sik Nam
*Character Designer(s):
**Crossfire
*Conceptual Character Designer(s): Koichi Arai, Narihito Sekikawa
*Character Designer(s): Shinobu Tagashira
**In Darkness Dwells
***Character Designer(s): Kaoru Inoda
**Working Through Pain
***Character Designer(s): Naoyuki Onda
*Animation Studio(s): Studio 4C, Production I.G., Bee Train, Madhouse
*Country: Japan

Wonder Woman
*Writers: Gail Simone (Story) and Michael Jelenic
*Directors: Lauren Montgomery
*Character Designer(s): Lynell Hakim Forestall, Lauren Montgomery
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Green Lantern: First Flight
*Writers: Alan Burnett
*Directors: Lauren Montgomery
*Character Designer(s): Jose Lopez, Walter Gatus, Lauren Montgomery, Thomas Perkins
*Animation Studio(s): Telecom Animation Film Co., LTD.
*Country: Japan

Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
*Writers: Stan Berkowitz
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Character Designer(s): Lesean Thomas, Jeff Johnson, Jose Lopez, Thomas Perkins
*Animation Studio(s): Lotto Animation
*Country: South Korea

Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
*Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
*Directors: Sam Liu and Lauren Montgomery
*Character Designer(s): Phil Bourassa, Dusty Abell, Jerome Moore, Jon Suzuki
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Batman: Under the Red Hood
*Writers: Judd Winick
*Directors: Brandon Vietti
*Lead Character Designer: Jon Suzuki
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): The Answerstudio
*Country: Japan

Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
*Writers: Tab Murphy
*Directors: Lauren Montgomery
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Jeff Johnson, Sam Liu, Joshua Middleton
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

All-Star Superman
*Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Joshua Middleton, Jon Suzuki
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
*Writers: Alan Burnett, Geoff Johns, Todd Casey, Michael Green, Marc Guggenheim, Peter J. Tomasi, Eddie Berganza, Dave Gibbons
*Directors: Lauren Montgomery, Christopher Berkeley, Jay Oliva
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Jose Lopez, Joshua Middleton, Jerome Moore, Jay Oliva, Junpei Takayama
*Animation Studio(s): Studio4C
*Country: Japan

Batman: Year One
*Writers: Tab Murphy
*Directors: Sam Liu and Lauren Montgomery
*Character Designer(s): Jon Suzuki, Junpei Takayama
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Justice League: Doom
*Writers: Dwayne McDuffie
*Directors: Lauren Montgomery
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Brendan Clogher, Jon Suzuki, Junpei Takayama
*Animation Studio(s): Telecom Animation Film Co., LTD.
*Country: Japan

Superman vs. The Elite
*Writers: Joe Kelly
*Directors: Michael Chang
*Lead Character Designer: Jon Suzuki
*Character Designer(s): Coran Stone
*Animation Studio(s): Telecom Animation Film Co., LTD.
*Country: Japan

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part One
*Writers: Bob Goodman
*Directors: Jay Oliva
*Lead Character Designer: Jon Suzuki
*Character Designer(s): Lynell Forestall, Stephen Jones, Danny Kimanyen, Coran Stone, Junpei Takayama, Brian Uchida, Melchior Zwyer
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part Two
*Writers: Bob Goodman
*Directors: Jay Oliva
*Lead Character Designer: Jon Suzuki
*Character Designer(s): Lynell Forestall, Matthew Humphries, Stephen Jones, Danny Kimanyen, Coran Stone, Junpei Takayama, Brian Uchida, Melchior Zwyer
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Superman: Unbound
*Writers: Bob Goodman
*Directors: James Tucker
*Lead Character Designer: James Tucker
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Andy Chiang, Lynell Forestall
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox
*Writers: Jim Krieg
*Directors: Jay Oliva
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Jon Suzuki
*Animation Studio(s): Studio 4C
*Country: Japan

Justice League: War
*Writers: Heath Corson
*Directors: Jay Oliva
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Son of Batman
*Writers: James Robinson (Story), Joe R. Lansdale
*Directors: Ethan Spaulding
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Brendan Clogher
*Animation Studio(s): The Answerstudio
*Country: Japan

Batman: Assault on Arkham
*Writers: Heath Corson
*Directors: Jay Oliva and Ethan Spaulding
*Lead Character Designer: Jon Suzuki
*Character Designer(s): Steve Jones
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
*Writers: Heath Corson
*Directors: Ethan Spaulding
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Jerome Moore
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Batman vs. Robin
*Writers: J.M. DeMatteis
*Directors: Jay Oliva
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Shaun O'Neil
*Animation Studio(s): The Answerstudio
*Country: Japan

Justice League: Gods and Monsters
*Writers: Bruce Timm (Story) and Alan Burnett
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Character Designer(s): Shane Glines, Bruce Timm, James Tucker, Glenn Wong
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Batman: Bad Blood
*Writers: J.M. DeMatteis
*Directors: Jay Oliva
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): The Answerstudio
*Country: Japan

Justice League vs. Teen Titans
*Writers: Bryan Q. Miller and Alan Burnett
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Batman: The Killing Joke
*Writers: Brian Azzarello
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Character Designesr: William Nichols and Jon Suzuki
*Animation Studio(s): The Answerstudio
*Country: Japan

Justice League Dark
*Writers: J.M. DeMatteis (Story) and Ernie Altbacker (Story and Teleplay)
*Directors: Jay Oliva
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): DR Movie
*Country: South Korea

Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
*Writers: Ernie Altbacker
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): The Answerstudio
*Country: Japan

Batman and Harley Quinn
*Writers: Bruce Timm (Story) and Jim Krieg
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Character Designer(s): Steven Choi and Will Nichols
*Animation Studio(s): DR Movie
*Country: South Korea

Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
*Writers: Jim Krieg
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Lead Character Designer: Steven Choi
*Character Designer(s): Will Nichols
*Animation Studio(s): The Answerstudio
*Country: Japan

Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
*Writers: Alan Burnett
*Directors: Sam Liu
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): DR Movie
*Country: South Korea

The Death of Superman
*Writer: Peter J Tomasi
*Directors: Sam Liu, Jake Castorena
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): Studio MIR
*Country: South Korea

Reign of the Supermen
*Writers: Jim Krieg and Tim Sheridan
*Director: Sam Liu
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): Maven Image Platform
*Country: South Korea

Justice League vs. the Fatal Five
*Writers: Eric Carrasco, Jim Krieg, Alan Burnett
*Director: Sam Liu
*Character Designer(s): Steven Choi and Will Nichols
*Animation Studio(s): DR Movie
*Country: South Korea

Batman: Hush
*Writer: Ernie Altbacker
*Director: Justin Copeland
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell
*Animation Studio(s): NE4U Inc.
*Country: South Korea

Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
*Writer: Mairghread Scott
*Director: Sam Liu and Justin Copeland
*Character Designer(s): Steven Choi and Bryce Collins
*Animation Studio(s): Digital emation
*Country: South Korea

Superman: Red Son
*Writer: J.M. DeMatteis
*Director: Sam Liu
*Character Designer(s): Aluir Amancio, Steven Choi, Irineo Maramba, and William Nichols
*Animation Studio(s): Digital emation
*Country: South Korea

Justice League Dark: Apokolips War
*Writer: Mairghread Scott (Story) and Ernie Altbacker
*Director: Matt Peters and Christina Sotta
*Lead Character Designer: Phil Bourassa
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell and Dou Hong
*Animation Studio(s): Tiger Animation
*Country: South Korea

Superman: Man of Tomorrow
*Writer: Tim Sheridan
*Director: Chris Palmer
*Character Designer(s):
*Animation Studio(s):
*Country:

DC SHOWCASE

The Spectre
*Writers: Steve Niles
*Directors: Joaquim Dos Santos
*Character Designer(s): Phil Bourassa, Dusty Abell, Jerome Moore, Joaquim Dos Santos
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Jonah Hex
*Writers: Joe R. Lansdale
*Directors: Joaquim Dos Santos
*Character Designer(s): Dusty Abell, Phil Bourassa, Jerome Moore, Joaquim Dos Santos
*Animation Studio(s): JM Animation
*Country: South Korea

Green Arrow
*Writers: Greg Weisman
*Directors: Joaquim Dos Santos
*Character Designer(s): Phil Bourassa, Jerome Moore, Joaquim Dos Santos
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Superman/Shazam: Return of Black Adam
*Writers: Michael Jelenic
*Directors: Joaquim Dos Santos
*Character Designer(s): Phil Bourassa, Jerome Moore, Joaquim Dos Santos
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Catwoman
*Writers: Paul Dini
*Directors: Lauren Montgomery
*Character Designer(s): Junpei Takayama
*Animation Studio(s): Moi Animation
*Country: South Korea

Sgt. Rock
*Writer: Louise Simonson & Walter Simonson and Tim Sheridan
*Director: Bruce Timm
*Character Designer: Kevin Nowlan, Choi Ji Hyeon, Choi Hee Jun, Moon Sang Ung
*Animation Studio(s): Studio Mir
*Country: South Korea

Death
*Writer: J.M. DeMatteis
*Director: Sam Liu
*Character Designer: Choi Ji Hyeon, Choi Hee Jun, and Moon Sang Ung
*Animation Studio(s): Studio Mir
*Country: South Korea

Phantom Stranger
*Writer: Ernie Altbacker
*Director: Bruce Timm
*Character Designer: Shane Glines, Minyung Kim, and Bruce Timm
*Animation Studio(s): Digital emation (uncredited)
*Country: South Korea

Adam Strange
*Writer: J.M. DeMatteis and Butch Lukic (story)
*Director: Butch Lukic
*Character Designer: In Jung, Minyung Kim, and Andy Kuhn
*Animation Studios: Digital emation
*Country: South Korea

By Animation Studio
Lotto Animation (South Korea)
*Superman Doomsday
*Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

Dongwoo Co., LTD. (South Korea)
*Justice League: The New Frontier

Studio 4C (Japan)
*Batman: Gotham Knight (Have I Got a Story For You, Working Through Pain)
*Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
*Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

Production I.G. (Japan)
*Batman: Gotham Knight (Crossfire)

Bee Train (Japan)
*Batman: Gotham Knight (Field Test)

Madhouse (Japan)
*Batman: Gotham Knight (In Darkness Dwells, Deadshot)

Moi Animation (South Korea)
*Wonder Woman
*Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths
*Superman/Batman: Apocalypse
*All-Star Superman
*Batman: Year One
*Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part One
*Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part Two
*Superman: Unbound
*Justice League: War
*Batman: Assault on Arkham
*Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
*Justice League: Gods and Monsters
*Justice League vs. Teen Titans
*Batman: Gotham by Gaslight

*Spectre
*Green Arrow
*Superman/Shazam
*Catwoman

Telecom Animation Film Co., LTD. (Japan)
*Green Lantern: First Flight
*Justice League: Doom
*Superman vs. The Elite

The Answerstudio (Japan)
*Batman: Under the Red Hood
*Son of Batman
*Batman vs. Robin
*Batman: Bad Blood
*Batman: The Killing Joke
*Teen Titans: The Judas Contract

DR Movie (South Korea)
*Justice League Dark
*Batman and Harley Quinn
*Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
*Justice League vs. the Fatal Five

Studio MIR (South Korea)
*The Death of Superman

*Sgt. Rock
*Death

Maven Image Platform (South Korea)
*Reign of the Supermen

NE4U Inc. (South Korea)
*Batman: Hush

Digital eMation, Inc. (South Korea)
*Wonder Woman: Bloodlines
*Superman: Red Son

*Phantom Stranger
*Adam Strange

Tiger Animation (South Korea)
*Justice League Dark: Apokolips War

JM Animation (South Korea)
*Jonah Hex
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And I doubt he knows what the current Robin is like, unless he saw footage of Robin throwing exploding Batarangs at civilians in JLvsTT, so he would probably want to be Damian until he actually met him :p.
Fair enough but still, I just... wow do I not like that idea. Call me a purist or whatever, but the animosity between Tim and Damian in the comics stemmed from Damian thinking Tim inferior and Tim angry that he would completely try to disregard his place in the family. If Damian came first as is the case in these movies, I hate saying this but that kind of criticism directed at Tim would be justified. Tim WOULD have no place there, because he received no training like Damian or even Dick had. And yeah, to Damian, if Tim became Robin it could feel like Bruce was replacing him in the family, and we don't even know if Tim will be an orphan in the DCAMU. Granted, such a mindset is unhealthy, but knowing Damian... Anyway, that's enough of me defending Damian. lol
I'm kind of surprised we haven't heard about any new Lego movies for this year...
Do they announce those kinds of movies at SDCC? I could see that happening here.
 

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Fair enough but still, I just... wow do I not like that idea. Call me a purist or whatever, but the animosity between Tim and Damian in the comics stemmed from Damian thinking Tim inferior and Tim angry that he would completely try to disregard his place in the family. If Damian came first as is the case in these movies, I hate saying this but that kind of criticism directed at Tim would be justified. Tim WOULD have no place there, because he received no training like Damian or even Dick had. And yeah, to Damian, if Tim became Robin it could feel like Bruce was replacing him in the family, and we don't even know if Tim will be an orphan in the DCAMU. Granted, such a mindset is unhealthy, but knowing Damian... Anyway, that's enough of me defending Damian. lol
They've kind of hashed enough of that between Dick and Damian so I'm a little intrigued what they might have planned for Tim.

Do they announce those kinds of movies at SDCC? I could see that happening here.
Rage of Atlantis was announced May 7th last year so... the next one could be announced within the next 2 weeks.
 

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Kind of a minor point but Revenge of the Fans says a "Deathstroke" animated movie is in the works. If true, I imagine it might only be the newly announced CW Seed series in movie format, like they did before with Vixen, The Ray or Constantine.
Seems like CW Seed is continuing that weird lie where they pretend the series comes first but it was always originally a DTV movie that they're chopping up into a faux streaming series.
 

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Next year's titles include Superman: Red Son, Justice League Dark: Apokolips War and Superman: Man of Tomorrow.
It’s a maxim known to comics and superhero fans worldwide. Superman fights for “truth, justice and the American way.” But what if baby Kal-El’s ship left Krypton just a little bit earlier than it did, and rather than crashing down in Kansas, Kal landed in the middle of 1950s-era Russia?
Such is the intriguing idea behind Superman: Red Son, the seminal graphic novel by Mark Millar, Dave Johnson and Killian Plunkett that serves as the inspiration behind 2020’s first DC Universe Movie. Announced this evening at San Diego Comic-Con during the Batman: Hush World Premiere panel, Superman: Red Son will kick off next year’s three-movie lineup, which also includes an original Superman tale and a sequel to one of DC’s 2017 animated films.
The DC Universe Movies are a long-running, critically acclaimed series of animated films featuring the heroes and villains of DC that generally target more sophisticated and mature superhero fans. Boasting a mix of comic book adaptations and original stories, they’ve proven to be an enduring success with DC readers, who year-after-year attend the movies’ World Premiere screenings at conventions like Comic-Con and WonderCon and engage in watchalongs of earlier movies on the DC Universe digital service.
Superman: Red Son will likely continue the success of recent DC Universe Movies, while also exposing newer fans to one of the Man of Steel’s most memorable storylines. Originally released in 2003, Superman: Red Son is considered one of the defining Elseworlds storylines—DC’s line of comics set outside regular continuity which place familiar heroes like Superman, Batman and Green Lantern in new, drastically different settings and scenarios. Set in the thick of the Cold War, Red Son introduces us to a Superman who landed in the USSR during the 1950s and grows up to become a Soviet symbol that fights for the preservation of Stalin’s brand of communism. Other popular Superman characters play key roles, notably Lex Luthor, who from an American perspective can be seen as the hero of the story.
This will be the first Superman: Red Son movie, though Millar’s storyline did get a loose adaptation this season on The CW’s Supergirl, when a Supergirl clone was revealed to have been found and trained in Kaznia under the influence of Lex Luthor. While the details of the animated take on the comic are still to be revealed, it’s likely to adhere much closer to the source material than the Supergirl storyline.
Spring will see the release of Justice League Dark: Apokolips War, a follow-up to 2017’s successful Justice League Dark. One of DC’s few R-rated animated movies, Justice League Dark saw Batman helping to assemble a team of occult and magic-based heroes to combat a series of supernatural attacks. Featuring the likes of John Constantine (who was voiced by Matt Ryan), Zatanna, Swamp Thing, Deadman, Etrigan and Black Orchid, the 2017 movie blended heroics with horror, bringing some of the darker corners of the DC Universe to a broader audience.
While it’s unsure which heroes will be returning for Apokolips War, the title suggests we might be seeing some of Jack Kirby’s New Gods, meaning it likely has some pretty big stakes for the ongoing DC Universe continuity.
The 2020 DC Universe Movie slate will then wrap up with a standalone film called Superman: Man of Tomorrow, making this the first time two Superman-centered DC Universe Movies will be released in the same year. Unlike Red Son, Man of Tomorrow will be a fully original story featuring a young Superman early in his career. We’ll have to wait for additional details on what we can expect from this one, including who the villain or villains of the movie may be and what other characters may appear alongside the Man of Steel.
Finally, it’s worth noting that along with the three full-length animated movies, 2020 will also bring us several animated “DC Showcase” shorts, which will be included with the films as bonus content. Announced earlier this year, the shorts feature Sgt. Rock, Adam Strange, Death, The Phantom Stranger and an adaptation of Batman: Death in the Family (which will hopefully help soothe any Batman fans who are bummed that the Dark Knight isn’t getting a movie next year).
Separate news & discussion threads for these titles will be posted shortly on this very forum.
 
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Next year's titles include Superman: Red Son, Justice League: Apokolips War and Superman: Man of Tomorrow.










Separate news & discussion threads for these titles will be posted shortly on this very forum.
Nice to get confirmation about Red Son. Looks to be yet another Superman-oriented year for animated films :).

The League taking on Apokolips isn't really surprising, but I wasn't expecting it to be a Justice League Dark sequel as well. Kind of wonder where they're going with this :confused:.

(And Apokolips War instead of Darkseid War? I guess it denotes that they're taking the fight to Apokolips instead of just Darkseid).

"Man of Tomorrow" is probably the most surprising one. An original tale set with a young Superman? Will it be an original Supes, or a younger version of Jerry O'Connel's Superman (who's already kind of young)? Really curious about this one ;).
 

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"Man of Tomorrow" is probably the most surprising one. An original tale set with a young Superman? Will it be an original Supes, or a younger version of Jerry O'Connel's Superman (who's already kind of young)? Really curious about this one ;).
It says that it's a standalone film on the website (yet another reason to be excited :p). Here's a question. Will this be like Superman's first appearance in Metropolis, or Superman in Smallville? Probably the former since Clark would go by Superboy when he was growing up in Smallville, but you know, I'd actually be more interested in a Smallville setting.
 

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It says that it's a standalone film on the website (yet another reason to be excited :p). Here's a question. Will this be like Superman's first appearance in Metropolis, or Superman in Smallville? Probably the former since Clark would go by Superboy when he was growing up in Smallville, but you know, I'd actually be more interested in a Smallville setting.
"Standalone" could still mean in-continuity. I think they've described in-continuity films as standalone before. It would fit with the two in-continuity movies per year trend.

I'm not saying that it means it's absolutely going to be one, just that there's a chance.

I assume it will be Superman in Metropolis since Metropolis is the "City of Tomorrow."
 

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Red Son was rumored a couple of times over the years, so it's nice to finally have it confirmed. It's cool they're doing more "Elseworlds" stories, after Gotham by Gaslight.

I kind of have mixed feeling about Justice League Dark: Apokolips War. On one had, it's cool we're getting at least one in-continuity movie and I usually enjoy the Fourth World stuff, but Dark was probably my least favorite movie from the recent titles. I'll still check it out, though I was hoping for a traditional Justice League story, as hinted towards the end of Reign of the Supermen.

Man of Tomorrow is an interesting idea, I wasn't expecting Superman to get a stand-alone movie to be honest. (Wonder Woman's movie this year appears to be in-continuity). I am curious to see how it will play out.

I also like how they mention the lack of any Batman movies might upset some fans. :p Looking forward to the new DC Showcase shorts, too!
 

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"Standalone" could still mean in-continuity. I think they've described in-continuity films as standalone before. It would fit with the two in-continuity movies per year trend.

I'm not saying that it means it's absolutely going to be one, just that there's a chance.
I'll just cross my fingers and hope and pray it is separate. I don't think many people would want a Superman movie featuring the Superman in Justice League: War. lol
 

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I also like how they mention the lack of any Batman movies might upset some fans. :p
Well, Justice League Dark was kind of his team :p.
I'll just cross my fingers and hope and pray it is separate. I don't think many people would want a Superman movie featuring the Superman in Justice League: War. lol
I assume he'd probably be more in-line with his portrayal in Death/Reign.
 

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