origins of the ultimate intergalactic police force are revealed across six interlocking tales of the
legendary Green Lantern Corps in the all-new Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, the Summer 2011 entry
in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies. Building up to the release of
the highly anticipated live action film, Green Lantern, Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
is available on Blu-Ray™, DVD, On Demand and for Download from Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and
Warner Bros. Animation. The full-length animated Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is
distributed by Warner Home Video as a Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack and DVD. The film is also be available
On Demand and for Download.
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights weaves six legendary
stories of the Green Lantern Corps’ rich mythology around preparations for an attack by an ancient
enemy. As the battle approaches, Hal Jordan mentors new recruit Arisia in the history of the Green
Lantern Corps, telling tales of Avra (the first Green Lantern) and several of Hal’s comrades –
including Abin Sur, Kilowog, Laira and Mogo. In the end, Arisia must rise to the occasion to help Hal,
Sinestro and the entire Green Lantern Corps save the universe from the destructive forces of Krona.
Primetime television stars Nathan Fillion (Castle) and Elisabeth Moss (Mad Men)
lead a diverse array of performers as the voices behind the Green Lantern Corps.
provides the voice of the animated film’s central character, Hal Jordan, the human Green Lantern assigned
to Sector 2814 (which includes Earth). Fillion has starred in several primetime television series
including his current hit Castle as well as Desperate Housewives, Two Guys, a Girl
and a Pizza Place and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He has also developed a popular cult following
as a pair of Joss Whedon’s heroic captains: Capt. Mal Reynolds in the space-western series Firefly
and follow-up film, Serenity; and Captain Hammer in Whedon’s internet sensation Dr. Horrible’s
Sing-Along Blog. Fillion returns to the DC Universe after his successful turn as Steve Trevor in
the animated film Wonder Woman, and has performed voice work on the animated series Justice
League, Robot Chicken, The Venture Bros., and several Halo video games.
Moss gives voice to Arisia, a young recruit forced into her first mission on just her third day as a
Green Lantern. Prior to starring as the ever-evolving Peggy Olson in AMC’s ground-breaking series
Mad Men, Moss was featured on The West Wing, Invasion and Picket Fences.
Moss has been active in voiceovers for animation with previous roles in Steven Spielberg Presents
Animaniacs, Freakazoid! and It’s Spring Training, Charlie Brown!.
The voice cast for Green Lantern: Emerald Knights also features actor/spoken word artist
Henry Rollins (Sons of Anarchy, The Henry Rollins Show) as Kilowog, Jason Isaacs
(the Harry Potter films) as Sinestro, legendary professional wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper
(They Live) as Bolphunga, Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy) as Abin Sur, Kelly Hu
(The Vampire Diaries) as Laira and Wade Williams (Prison Break) as Deegan.
Radio Hall of Fame commentator/talk show host Michael Jackson voices the esteemed Guardian,
Bruce Timm is executive producer of Green Lantern: Emerald Knights.
Directors are Lauren Montgomery, Jay Oliva and Christopher Berkeley. The six interlocking tales
are penned by comic book luminaries Geoff Johns, Dave Gibbons, Peter J. Tomasi, Eddie Berganza,
Alan Burnett, Todd Casey and Michael Green & Marc Guggenheim.
“Green Lantern: Emerald Knights is filled with wonderful backstory and exposition on the
Green Lantern Corps going far beyond Hal Jordan, making this film a perfect complement to the
live-action major motion picture, Green Lantern,” said Hersin Magante, WHV Marketing
Director, Family & Animation.