First Official Look At ‘Superman: Red Son’ Animated Movie Revealed

The first official look at the Superman: Red Son animated movie has been revealed.

Superman: Red Son is a wild reimagining of the DC Universe where instead of landing on a farm in Kansas, Superman lands in the Soviet Union. The book written by Mark Millar addresses how the Man of Steel’s attitude would change if he was raised in a different country. An animated adaptation of Superman: Red Son was announced at San Diego Comic-Con earlier this year, and now we’ve finally got our first look at the film.

The first look at Superman: Red Son was revealed by TV Insider. The site also announced the impressive voice cast that will help bring the story to life. Star Trek: Discovery actor Jason Isaacs is voicing Superman, The Gifted star Amy Acker is playing Lois Lane and Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels) is Wonder Woman. Sasha Roiz and Phil LaMarr are also joining the Red Son cast as Hal Jordan and John Stewart. Take a look at the Superman: Red Son animated movie below.

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Mark Millar’s Superman: Red Son is a three-issue comic book mini-series published under DC’s Elseworlds imprint. The acclaimed story earned an Eisner Award award nomination in 2004 and elements of the comic has been seen in various DC projects such as the Arrowvese crossover event “Crisis on Earth-X.”

Red Son is going to be one of two animated movies focused on the Man of Steel that’s currently slated for next year, along with an original film titled Superman: Man of Tomorrow. The third and final animated movie slated for 2020 is Justice League Dark: Apokolips War. This is the direct sequel to Justice League Dark, which was released in 2017.

Source: TV Insider

DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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Eammon Jacobs

Eammon Jacobs

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