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DC Universe Debuts “Young Justice: Outsiders” Series Premiere Trailer, Press Details

The DC Universe streaming service has rolled out a new trailer promoting the series premiere of Young Justice: Outsiders, the third season of the critically-acclaimed animated series. The new season debuts January 4, 2019. Young Justice: Outsiders picks up where the second season of Young Justice, titled Young Justice: Invasion left off, and finds The Team facing an intergalactic threat. View the trailer in the player below, followed by a press release highlighting DC Universe’s Young Justice plans.

THE COUNTDOWN HAS BEGUN! MUCH-ANTICIPATED DC UNIVERSE ORIGINAL SERIES YOUNG JUSTICE: OUTSIDERS ONLY WEEKS AWAY
New Young Justice: Outsiders Trailer debuts ahead of Jan. 4 Premiere on DC Universe
Trailer Released Today for New Season of Fan Favorite Series Set to Debut on January 4, 2019
Seasons 1 and 2 Enhanced Episodes Featuring Commentary from Superfans, DC Experts and Talent to be released in December
DC Universe Members get access to exclusive new Young Justice: Outsiders Prequel comic books

Few animated series have engendered the passionate following that Young Justice garnered in only two short seasons. Praised by critics and fans alike, the series makes its triumphant return on January 4 exclusively on DC Universe in the US.

Young Justice: Outsiders continues the story with our heroes still dealing with the events of season 2 while facing the new threat of metahuman teen trafficking and the intergalactic arms race for control of these super-powered youths. To get ready for the exciting new season members will have access to enhanced episodes from the first two seasons, new original prequel comic book chapters, and a behind-the-scenes documentary featuring DC Daily host and Young Justice voice talent, Whitney Moore.

Young Justice: Outsiders epitomizes the kind of fan-first series that DC Universe can deliver directly to our members. The passion that surrounded this unique serial strongly points to the reason our direct-to-consumer service is a fan win,” said Sam Ades, senior vice president and general manager, DC Digital Services. “Not only does DC Universe provide a place for our creative talent to spread their wings, it provides a home for fan-favorite DC Super Heroes stories.”

Three episodes of Young Justice: Outsiders will premiere every Friday starting on January 4, and will continue through January 18. For the mid-season finale on January 25, four new episodes will debut. The show will return to DC Universe for the second half of the season with more new episodes in June 2019.

Young Justice: Outsiders is produced by Warner Bros. Animation. Brandon Vietti (Batman: Under the Red Hood, Superman Doomsday) and Greg Weisman (Star Wars Rebels, Gargoyles) serve as producers. Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!) is executive producer.

All Young Justice episodes are now exclusively available on DC Universe and are among the most viewed series for current members since the digital subscription service launched on September 15, 2018.

Exclusive Prequel Comic
Created exclusively for DC Universe, two 10-page chapters of a Young Justice: Outsiders prequel comic book will accompany the original animated series and will be written by series producer Greg Weisman with art by Christopher Jones. The prequel chapters will be released sequentially on January 2 and January 3 leading up to the series premiere on January 4.

Seasons One and Two Enhanced Episodes
Beginning on December 4 and every Tuesday through December 25 enhanced episodes from season 1 and 2 of Young Justice will be released. Each episode will feature commentary, interviews and inside information from from a wide range of Young Justice experts – from stars of the Whelmed podcast Rich Howard, Emily Buza, and Neal Powell (the superfans who helped to bring the show back to DC Universe), to DC experts like Sam Humphries, Bernard Chang, James Tynion IV and of course Young Justice producers Greg Weisman and Brandon Vietti and art director Phil Bourassa.

“Making of” Young Justice: Outsiders Documentary Series
DC Daily host and Young Justice: Outsiders voice talent Whitney Moore hosts a rare inside look at the production of the series. A production crew followed Whitney during the making of the most recent season resulting in five, 10-minute behind-the scenes episodes which will be released following the premiere, on Tuesdays starting on January 8. DC Daily is the daily news program that airs on DC Universe. DC hosts and talent share the latest news from the world of DC. Stay tuned for more information and previews coming soon on DC Daily.

In addition to the exclusive content and comic books on DC Universe fans can dive into Young Justice fandom across the digital streaming service, from entries in the encyclopedia that provide facts and background on the storylines and characters to exclusive merchandise now available in the DC UNIVERSE shop.

Fans who join DC UNniverse by December 17 will have the chance to win a one-of-a-kind Young Justice: Outsiders experience in which the winner will visit Warner Bros. Animation, the studio responsible for bringing these characters to life. Winners will have the opportunity to meet and chat with the artists and behind-the-scenes talent and walk away with an unbelievable prize package. No purchase necessary to enter or win. Void where prohibited. Starts: 11-16-18 / Ends: 12-17-18. Open to US legal residents 18+ of 48 contiguous states only. Official Rules at www.dcuniverse.com/youngjusticeoutsidersSweeps.

Launched on Batman Day, September 15, 2018, DC Universe is a first-of-its-kind digital subscription service giving fans access to exclusive content and experiences not available anywhere else. At $7.99 per month or $74.99 annually (plus taxes, where applicable), membership includes all-new original live-action and animated series, classic TV series and films, epic original animated movies, a curated selection of digital comic books, breaking news, an expansive DC-centric encyclopedia, access to exclusive merchandise, and much more. DC UNIVERSE is available in the U.S. on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Android TV and the Roku platform, as well as the web and mobile web. To learn more and purchase today, visit dcuniverse.com and follow DC Universe on social networks including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.

Stay tuned for further details on Young Justice: Outsiders, including episodes details and more, right here at The World’s Finest. Also available above is a new promotional spot for the returning series. For more Young Justice videos, images, reviews and content, check out The World’s Finest Young Justice subsite!

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“Teen Titans: The Complete Series” DVD Package Art, Menu System

The World’s Finest has a look at the package art and menu system for the recent Teen Titans: The Complete Series seven-disc DVD release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. The title is billed as repackage content by the studio, meaning no new content is added and includes the same video and audio transfer quality as previous home video releases. Teen Titans: The Complete Series, which hit shelves on October 9, 2018, collects all the episodes and bonus content from the individual season releases and spreads it all out over seven DVD discs. Click on the thumbnails below for a closer look at the set, which also includes screengrabs from the select episodes.

Package Art

Disc One

Disc Two

Disc Three

Disc Four

Disc Five

Disc Six

Disc Seven

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment describes the set as follows:

Fighting for truth, justice and the last slice of pizza, these five superheroes are living proof that you’re never too young to save the planet. Using martial arts and cutting-edge gadgetry, the teens battle villains, giant monsters and alien invaders. As the hip teens try to find their place in the world, they must also cope with the tribulations of adolescence

Teen Titans: The Complete Series, which collects all the episodes and bonus content from previous DVD releases – including audio and video transfer quality – in one seven-disc DVD set, is now available through traditional and digital retail outlets. Stay tuned for further updates on Teen Titans, and much more, right here at The World’s Finest.

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Also of note, Warner Archive released the first season of Teen Titans to Blu-ray in January 2018. To check out The World’s Finest review of Teen Titans: The Complete First Season, click here.

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“Young Justice: Outsiders” Prequel Comic Coming To DC Universe

During the 2018 New York Comic-Con, DC Comics announced it will publish a Young Justice: Outsiders prequel comic through its DC Universe streaming app. The comic, currently slated to be a single issue, will be written by Greg Weisman with art by Christopher Jones, both of whom worked on the original Young Justice animated spin-off comic series. Weisman also serves as a producer and writer for the Young Justice animated series.

The Young Justice: Outsiders prequel comic series will debut in 2019. DC Comics has yet to confirm if the comic will also be available in print or through other digital comics outlets. More details are expected to be announced in the near future.

Young Justice: Outsiders is described by Warner Bros. Animation as follows:

Young JusticeYoung Justice: Outsiders features the return of the fan favorite animated series with a huge cast of DC’s most iconic young superheroes – plus brand-new characters, many of whom are just discovering their unique meta-powers and special abilities. Set against the backdrop of a rich, deep world that touches all corners of the DC Universe, the season focuses on meta–trafficking, and an intergalactic arms race for control of these super–powered youths.

Young Justice: Outsiders premieres in January 2019 on the DC Universe streaming service, with new episodes spread out in two separate chunks during the year. Three episodes will debut each week. The first batch of episodes will debut in January 2019, with the second batch airing in June 2019. Additional details on the platform, including content and pricing, can be found here.

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First Look Video Clip For Upcoming “Harley Quinn” Animated Series

Warner Bros. Television released a video teaser for the upcoming Harley Quinn animated series, coming to the DC Universe streaming service in 2019. The teaser – which features Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy and Batman – was released during the 2018 New York Comic-Con. Check out the teaser in the player below.

Voice cast details were also released for the upcoming Warner Bros. Animation project. Harley Quinn herself will be voiced by The Big Bang Theory‘s Kaley Cuoco. Cuoco will be joined by Lake Bell (Childrens Hospital), Alan Tudyk (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story), Ron Funches (Powerless), J.B. Smoove (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jason Alexander (Seinfeld), Wanda Sykes (Black-ish), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Natalie Morales (Bojack Horseman), Jim Rash (Mike Tyson Mysteries), Diedrich Bader (Veep), Tony Hale (Arrested Development) and Chris Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit).

Harley Quinn

The animated series follows Harley as she breaks things off with the Joker and attempts to make it on her own as the criminal “queenpin” of Gotham City. Sam Register, president of Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series, will be one of the executive producers. Executive producers on the series also include Cuoco, along with Jennifer Coyle, Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker and Dean Lorey. The first season of Harley Quinn will feature 26 episodes and is expected to debut in October 2019, though a specific premiere date has not yet been announced.

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Warner Bros. Announces “Batman: The Animated Series,” “Reign of the Supermen,” “Constantine: City Of Demons,” More, New York Comic-Con 2018 Plans

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has provided details for select panels at New York Comic-Con, being held from October 4 – 7, 2018. Panels include a first look at Reign of the Supermen; the World Premiere and a separate panel for Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie; a celebration of Batman: The Animated Series and its upcoming remastered release on Blu-ray; and the highly-anticipated Lego DC Super-Villains videogame. Continue below for further details.

WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRATES
BATMAN: THE ANIMATED SERIES on BLU-RAY,
REIGN OF THE SUPERMEN
AT NEW YORK COMIC CON 2018

CONSTANTINE: CITY OF DEMONS – THE MOVIE
IN NYCC SPOTLIGHT WITH PANEL AT JAVITS CENTER &
WORLD PREMIERE AT AMC EMPIRE 25;
FREE TICKETS AVAILABLE

WARNER BROS. INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT
OPENS NYCC 2018 WITH LEGO DC SUPER-VILLAINS

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment (WBIE) bring four action-packed panels to New York Comic Con (October 4 – 7, 2018), including an NYCC-exclusive first look at the latest DC Universe Movie, Reign of the Supermen; the World Premiere and a separate panel for Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie; a star-studded celebration of Batman: The Animated Series and its upcoming remastered release on Blu-ray; and the highly-anticipated LEGO DC Super-Villains videogame.

Presentations will spotlight never-before-seen footage, discussions with film/game talent, and exclusive prizes for inquisitive fans. All four of the WBHE and WBIE panels will be held on NYCC’s Main Stage at the Javits Convention.

In addition, WBHE will host the World Premiere of Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie in a special screening on Thursday, October 4 at 7:00pm at the AMC Empire 25 (234 West 42nd Street, New York). The 90-minute film is rated R – no one under the age of 18 will be admitted without an accompanying parent or guardian.

Fans wishing to receive free tickets to the special screening of Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie must RSVP via email to ConstantineNYCC@gmail.com. Ticket requests will be fulfilled on a “first come, first served” basis, and fans will be notified via email by Monday, October 1.

The body of all fan RSVP emails MUST include the name of the entrant, number of tickets being requested (limit four per entry), and valid email address (written in the body of the email). Please enter only once, and do not enter if you can not attend. This is an example of exactly how the body of the RSVP email should appear:

John Constantine
2 tickets
Hellblazer@gmail.com

Here’s a breakdown of the panels – and confirmed talent to date – appearing at New York Comic Con:

Thursday, October 4
12:45-1:45pm – LEGO DC Super-Villains: An Inside Look at the Villain-Centric Adventure Game – Join the team behind the LEGO DC Super-Villains videogame, including Arthur Parsons (Head of Design, TT Games), Ames Kirshen (Vice President, Interactive Animation, DC Entertainment), Nyambi Nyambi (voice of Green Lantern), Grey Griffin (voice of Catwoman & Lashina) and Dee Bradley Baker (voice of Clock King & Desaad) for an inside look at the first LEGO game to put players at the center of a villain-centric adventure packed with favorite locations and characters from across the DC Universe. Moderated by Victor Lucas (founder and host of EPN.tv), this celebration of villainy will provide fans with a look at the story, customization options and character reveals. Players have the ability to create and play as a Super-Villain throughout LEGO DC Super-Villains, unleashing mischievous antics and wreaking havoc in an action-packed, hilarious story written in collaboration with DC Comics. Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and The LEGO Group will release LEGO DC Super-Villains on October 16, 2018. Javits Main Stage

Thursday, October 4
2:30-3:30pm – Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie – The Hellblazer is back in an all-new twisted tale of mystery, intrigue and the occult with Constantine: City of Demons, a full-length, R-rated feature film based on the acclaimed DC animated series from CW Seed. A decade after a tragic mistake, family man Chas and occult detective John Constantine set out to cure Chas’s daughter Trish from a mysterious supernatural coma. With the help of the mysterious Nightmare Nurse, the influential Queen of Angels, and brutal Aztec God Mictlantecuhtli, the pair just might have a chance at outsmarting the demon Beroul to save Trish’s soul. In a world of shadows and dark magic, not everything is what it seems, and there’s always a price to pay. The path to redemption is never easy, and if Constantine is to succeed, he must navigate through the dark urban underbelly of Los Angeles, outwit the most cunning spawns of hell, and come face to face with arch-nemesis Nergal – all while battling his own inner demons! Join producer Butch Lukic, screenwriter J.M. DeMatteis, lead character designer Phil Bourassa, actors Damian O’Hare (voice of Chas Chandler) and Rachel Kimsey (voice of Angela) and moderator Peter Girardi (Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Warner Bros. Animation & Blue Ribbon Content) for an entertaining advance look at the riveting 90-minute film, complete with never-before-seen footage and some inside tales on the making of the latest Hellblazer film. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Blue Ribbon Content and DC Entertainment, the action-packed Constantine: City of Demons – The Movie will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment starting October 9, 2018 on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and Digital. Javits Main Stage

Friday, October 5
11:00am-12:00pm Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition Blu-ray Box Set – As the most acclaimed super hero animated television series in history, Batman: The Animated Series has captured the imaginations of generations with its innovative designs, perfect voices and landmark approach to characters and stories. In late 2018, fans will finally be able to enjoy a remastered Blu-ray release from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Join many of the key forces behind Batman: The Animated Series for a celebration of the series, an extended look at the newly-remastered footage, and additional details about this monumental Blu-ray box set. Join many of the key individuals behind the creation of this beloved series – including Kevin Conroy, the fan-favorite voice of Batman; Tara Strong, voice of Barbara Gordon/Batgirl; Loren Lester, voice of Robin; Diane Pershing, voice of Poison Ivy; and producers Bruce Timm and Eric Radomski – for a revealing panel discussion … and maybe a few unique prizes. Batman: The Complete Animated Series Deluxe Limited Edition will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on October 30, 2018. Javits Main Stage

Saturday, October 6
6:00-7:00pm – Exclusive NYCC First Look: Reign of the Supermen – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment extends its annual tradition of offering New York Comic Con fans the exclusive “first look” at the next DC Universe Movie. The critically acclaimed The Death of Superman took summer by storm, and the second half of the treasured DC Comics tale – Reign of the Supermen – completes the heroic package with its examination of a world first without Superman … and then with several vying for the ultimate title. Come enjoy an hour-long mix of never-before-seen animated clips and lively discussion amongst executive producer James Tucker, producer/director Sam Liu, screenwriters Jim Krieg & Tim Sheridan, character designer Phil Bourassa, and actors Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul), voice of Hank Henshaw, Toks Olagundoye (Castle), voice of Cat Grant, Nyambi Nyambi (The Good Fight, Mike & Molly), voice of Martian Manhunter, and some potential surprise guests. Reign of the Supermen arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in Early 2019. Javits Main Stage

WBHE panels will be live-streamed for fans unable to make the trek to New York. Please check the NYCC website (www.newyorkcomiccon.com) for streaming details.

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