A representative for Warner Home Video has confirmed details for the freshly-announced Son of Batman and Batman: Assault on Arkham direct-to-video animated features, part of the 2014 DC Universe Animated Original Movie release calendar. Warner Home Video released details on these upcoming features Friday night, July 19th, 2013, at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con. A co-production of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line adapts stories from DC Comics lore mixed with new content.
The World’s Finest has received confirmation that Son of Batman, currently scheduled for a Summer 2014 release, will adapt the Grant Morrison “Batman and Son” storyline from the Batman comic title published by DC Comics. The film is currently in production. No cast and crew details are available as of yet, but are expected to be announced in late 2013/early 2014.
Additionally, it has been confirmed that Batman: Assault on Arkham animated feature will take place in the same world and continuity as the popular Batman: Arkham video game series. The feature will be based on the world established by the acclaimed video game franchise, with some talent involved with those games slated to be part of the Batman: Assault on Arkham animated feature. It has also been confirmed the game will not be made up of footage from the games, but fresh animation. The title is expected for a Fall 2014 release as an extension of the growing brand.
Additionally, The World’s Finest received confirmation that voice recording for the first title in the 2015 line-up of DC Universe Animated Original Movies titles is currently underway.
Click here to view the trailer for the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, hitting shelves July 30th, 2013 on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and for Download. The press release, including package artwork, announcing the home video release of Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox is available at The World’s Finest.
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