Tuesday, June 07, 2016

"Justice League Dark"

The Reporter reports:

'Justice League Dark' Heads Towards Animation

The existence of the animated "Justice League Dark" was revealed by the British Board of Film Classification, which stated that the upcoming Batman: The Killing Joke animated home release will contain a bonus feature titled "A Sneak Peak at Justice League Dark." Such features are a regular occurrence on DC's animated releases, acting as announcement and teaser for the next release from the animation studio.

Del Toro's live-action JLD — also known as Dark Universe — was first mentioned in 2013 as a project that would team John Constantine, Swamp Thing, Zatanna and other supernatural characters in DC's portfolio against an unknown threat. Last year, the Pacific Rim director said that he may not be involved beyond scripting, however: "It all depends on the calendar, you know?" he explained.

"Justice League Dark" launched as a comic book property in 2011, featuring a number of DC's supernatural and horror characters — including the Enchantress, who appears in August's Suicide Squad movie. ...

One thing that Warner Bros. Animation knows how to do well is make super hero sagas. They have a dedicated creative staff that knows how to do good work, and they execute.

The cast of the oncoming feature can be found here.


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