‘Babylon 5’ Animated Movie Happening Announces JMS

J. Michael Straczynski takes to Twitter to announce the big news.

J. Michael Straczynski takes to Twitter to announce the big news.

'Babylon 5' Animated Movie Happening Announces JMS

Series creator J. Michael Straczynski announces a Babylon 5 animated movie is in the works and is happening.

JMS took to Twitter to announce the big news with a tease of the script and that more news is coming next week.

“BABYLON 5 ANIMATED MOVIE coming from Warner Bros. Animation & WB Home Entertainment! Classic B5: raucous, heartfelt, nonstop, a ton of fun through time and space & a love letter to the fans. Movie title, release date and other details coming one week from today,” said Straczynski.

Straczynski added in a second tweet confirming it will get released, “And just to be clear, this brand new original animated movie is already finished and in the can. So it’s 100% real, happening, and coming out very soon.”

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Babylon 5 aired for 5 seasons and 110 episodes

Babylon 5 is a science-fiction television series that originally aired from 1993 to 1998. Created by J. Michael Straczynski, it follows the story of a space station named Babylon 5, which serves as a hub for diplomatic and commercial activity in a time of interstellar conflict and political intrigue.

The series features a diverse cast of characters from different races and cultures, including humans, aliens, and telepaths, who must navigate complex relationships and confront various challenges in order to maintain peace and stability in the galaxy.

Babylon 5 is known for its serialized storytelling, intricate world-building, and innovative use of computer-generated graphics and special effects.

The series first started off as a test pilot movie that aired on February 22, 1993, and then the show officially premiered on January 26, 1994, and ran for five 22-episode seasons featuring 110 episodes and in total, seven TV movies.

The cast includes Michael O’Hare as Commander Jeffrey Sinclair (Season 1), Bruce Boxleitner as Captain John Sheridan (Seasons 2-5), Claudia Christian as Lieutenant Commander Susan Ivanova, Jerry Doyle as Security Chief Michael Garibaldi, Mira Furlan as Ambassador Delenn, Richard Biggs as Doctor Stephen Franklin, Andrea Thompson as Talia Winters, Stephen Furst as Vir Cotto, Bill Mumy as Lennier, Peter Jurasik as Ambassador Londo Mollari, and Andreas Katsulas as Ambassador G’Kar. Other notable actors who appeared in guest roles or recurring roles throughout the series include Walter Koenig, Robert Englund, Jason Carter, and Patricia Tallman.

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