Month: October 2010

Animated “All-Star Superman” Trailer, New York Comic-Con Panel Events

Below is the official trailer for the upcoming All-Star Superman direct-to-video animated feature from the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The animated All-Star Superman animated feature is based on the acclaimed best-selling All-Star Superman graphic novel from Grant Morrison. Please click on the image below to view the trailer, which was previously an exclusive to another media outlet, available in the Quicktime format.


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A co-production of Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video All-Star Superman animated feature debuts Spring 2011 on Blu-ray and DVD from Warner Home Video.

In continuing news, Warner Home Video has provided the following press release concerning the studio’s planned appearances for the upcoming 2010 New York Comic-Con. Press release details, including an image from All-Star Superman, is available below.

New York ComicCon spotlights Warner Home Video presentations of
All-Star Superman, Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam,
Corey Feldman & Lost Boys: The Thirst, and Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics

Warner Home Video comes to New York Comic-Con October 8-10 spotlighting four exciting upcoming releases: the highly-anticipated All-Star Superman; the all-new 24-minute animated short Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam; a chat with Corey Feldman about the latest installment in the ongoing franchise, Lost Boys: The Thirst; and a pre-release screening of the acclaimed documentary, Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics.

The schedule for these panels and their associated media interview sessions:

Friday, October 8
5:30-6:30 pm
First Look! Upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Films & Shorts Be the first to see footage from two high-profile upcoming animated productions: All-Star Superman, the 10th entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original PG-13 Movies, and Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam, the anchoring piece of the DC Showcase Animated Shorts Collection. Executive producer Bruce Timm, writer Michael Jelenic and a few special guests lead a panel discussion and the first exhibition of clips from these two highly anticipated productions. Warner Home Video releases the DC Showcase Animated Shorts Collection on November 9, 2010, and All-Star Superman in Spring 2011. IGN Theatre

Saturday, October 9
10:45-11:45 am
Corey Feldman offers a glimpse of Lost Boys: The Thirst Everybodys favorite Frog Brother, Corey Feldman, presents a sneak peak of Lost Boys: The Thirst, the latest high-energy, action-packed adventure in the ongoing franchise. Join Corey for some choice words and select clips regarding the cult classics third film, in which the lost boys and girls of San Cazador prepare to party under the Blood Moon while an alpha vampire conspires to turn these unsuspecting ravers into an army of undead. Expect some serious blood-sucker butt kicking in the film that streets on October 12, 2010 from Warner Home Video.
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Saturday, October 9
4:00-5:30 pm
Advance Screening! Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics Behind the amazing tales of Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman is the equally impressive story of the challenges, creativity and triumphs of the company that brought those characters to life. Join Warner Home Video and DC Entertainment for a pre-release screening of the all-new documentary, Secret Origin: The Story of DC Comics, a compelling insiders tale and a 75th anniversary celebration filled with interviews, archival footage and a dazzling parade of riveting, splashy DC covers. Secret Origin is narrated by Ryan Reynolds, and will be distributed by Warner Home Video on November 9, 2010. Room 1E02

Click here to view the press release for the upcoming Secret Origins: The Story of DC Comics home video release, with the back cover art for the title available here. Additionally, click here to view press details for the upcoming DC Showcase Animated Original Shorts home video release. Stay tuned for further updates on current and upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie and DC Showcase Animated Short projects in the coming weeks here at The World’s Finest.

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In additional news, confirmed through sources and other media outlets, Warner Bros. Pictures has officially announced Zack Synder will direct the next installment of the Superman live-action theatrical franchise. Click here for more.

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Details For Upcoming “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Animated Episodes

The World’s Finest has confirmed Cartoon Network will air five new episodes of the acclaimed Batman: The Brave and The Bold animated series this month, October 2010. Batman: The Brave and The Bold airs Fridays at 7:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network. Schedule details are subject to change without notice at Cartoon Network’s own discretion. The following includes schedule and creative team details.

Friday, October 1st, 2010 at 7:00pm (ET)
Batman: The Brave and The Bold – “Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster!”
Written by: Greg Weisman
Directed by: Michael Chang

Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 7:00pm (ET)
Batman: The Brave and The Bold – “The Last Patrol!”
Written by: J.M. DeMatteis
Directed by Ben Jones

Friday, October 15th, 2010 at 7:00pm (ET)
Batman: The Brave and The Bold – “The Mask of Matches Malone!”
Written by: Gail Simone
Directed by: Michael Chang

Friday, October 22nd, 2010 at 7:00pm (ET)
Batman: The Brave and The Bold – “Menace of the Madniks!”
Written by: Jim Krieg
Directed by: Michael Goguen

Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 7:00pm (ET)
Batman: The Brave and The Bold – “Emperor Joker!”
Written by: Steven Melching
Directed by: Ben Jones

Cartoon Network is expected to release further details on each of the above episodes, including the new episode set to debut tonight, very soon. The all-new Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Requiem for a Scarlet Speedster!” is schedule to debut tonight at 7:00pm (ET) on Cartoon Network, which can be discussed here.

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