Here’s What To Expect From The ‘Justice League Dark’ Animated Film

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Now is the best time to get acquainted with Justice League Dark (JLD). Warner Brothers are finally releasing an animated film about the mysterious group. Directed by Jay Oliva, Justice League Dark is a version of the Justice League that deals with the occult, paranormal phenomenon, and magic.  Think of Harry Potter with superheroes.  Oliva makes this quite clear.

Basically, I asked myself what I would do if I made a ‘Harry Potter’ movie, and that’s basically this film,”

These are the monsters, freaks, witches, and the undead. Don’t even think about trying to cross them. While the JLA and the JLD do cross paths and team up often, they are a powerful team that can stand on their own.

At the Justice Dark panel at New York Comic-Con, Jay Oliva, along with film producer James Tucker, and actors Matt Ryan and Jason O’ Mara, discussed what fans can look forward to from the film. But before you get the panel details, first you have to know the cast of characters who make up the JLD:

John Constantine, Madame Xanadu, Deadman

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Swamp Thing, Zatanna, Frankenstein 

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Before to click each name to find out their origin, powers, and latest heroic ventures.

First, expect some JLA appearances

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