The cast of the next DC animated movie has been revealed including Jensen Ackles as Batman in Justice League: Warworld from Warner Bros. Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment.
Jensen Ackles is of course known for Supernatural and has always been a fan-favorite choice to play Batman and has voiced DC’s Dark Knight in Legion of Super-Heroes, The Long Halloween, and also voiced Jason Todd in Under the Red Hood.
The cast includes Jensen Ackles as Batman/Officer Wayne, Darren Criss as Superman/Agent Kent, and Stana Katic as Wonder Woman/Diana Prince.
The cast also includes Ike Amadi as Martian Manhunter/J’onn J’onzz, Troy Baker as Jonah Hex, Matt Bomer as Old Man, Roger C. Cross as Machiste, Brett Dalton as Bat Lash, Trevor Devall as Drifter, John DiMaggio as Lobo, Robin Atkin Downes as Mongul, with Frank Grillo as Agent Faraday, Rachel Kimsey as Mariah Romanova, David Lodge as Sheriff, Damian O’Hare as Deimos, and Teddy Sears as Warlord.
Update: Watch the first teaser and the movie has been given an R rating.
What is Justice League: Warworld about?
The official synopsis describes the film as:
Until now, the Justice League has been a loose association of superpowered individuals. But when they are swept away to Warworld, a place of unending brutal gladiatorial combat, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and the others must somehow unite to form an unbeatable resistance able to lead an entire planet to freedom.”
The executive producers of the animated film include Butch Lukic (Batman: The Long Halloween) and Sam Register, along with longtime Batman franchise executive producer Michael Uslan.
Jeff Wamester (Legion of Super-Heroes) is the director from a script written by Jeremy Adams (Supernatural), Ernie Altbacker (Justice League Dark: Apocalypse War), and Josie Campbell (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power).
The producers of Justice League: Warworld include Jim Krieg (The Death and Return of Superman) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham).
The film is expected to be released laster this year.