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“Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave And The Bold” Trailer, Press Details

Warner Bros. Animation has provided The World’s Finest with the trailer, press details and package artwork for the upcoming Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and The Bold animated feature. Batman joins the Mystery Inc. gang to catch a gaggle of villains wreaking havoc in the all-new animated feature produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment. Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and The Bold will be distributed January 9, 2018 by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on DVD and Digital. Continue below for the trailer, press details and package artwork.

MYSTERY INC. & THE DARK KNIGHT UNITE AS
WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT
AND DC ENTERTAINMENT RELEASE

SCOOBY-DOO! & BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD

ON DVD AND DIGITAL STARTING JANUARY 9, 2018
TOGETHER AGAIN AFTER 45 YEARS IN AN ALL-NEW ANIMATED FILM


The ultimate crime-solving combination reunites when Batman joins the Mystery Inc. gang to catch a gaggle of villains wreaking havoc in Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and The Bold. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the all-new original film will be distributed January 9, 2018 by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on DVD ($19.98 SRP) and Digital.

Super sleuths Scooby-Doo, Shaggy, Fred, Daphne and Velma join forces with the world’s greatest detective, Batman, when they discover that villains from both of their respective rogues’ galleries have also combined efforts to terrorize the city. With Scooby snacks in tow, the crime-fighting teams encounter classic Batman foes (Joker, Catwoman, Riddler, Penguin, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Harley Quinn) and allies (The Question, Aquaman, Plastic Man, Martian Manhunter) along with a bevy of fiends from Scooby-Doo lore (Spooky Space Kook, Gentleman Ghost, Miner 49er, Ghost Clown). As always, you won’t know who the ultimate villain is until those “meddling kids” pull off the mask!

Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and The BoldAvid Scooby-Doo fans know this isn’t the first time the Caped Crusader has partnered with Mystery Incorporated. Forty-five years ago, Batman (and Robin) were the featured guest stars in a pair of The New Scooby-Doo Movies. Premiering in 1972, the renowned detectives worked to solve crimes together in the hour-long television movies entitled The Dynamic Scooby-Doo Affair and The Caped Crusader Caper.

Diedrich Bader, who voiced the Dark Knight in the fan-favorite Batman: The Brave and the Bold animated television series, reprises his role for this all-new film alongside the longtime Scooby-Doo voice cast of Frank Welker (Scooby-Doo & Fred), Grey Griffin (Daphne and Black Canary), Matthew Lillard (Shaggy) and Kate Micucci (Velma). The guest cast includes Jeff Bennett (Joker), Jeffrey Combs (The Question), John DiMaggio (Aquaman), Nika Futterman (Catwoman), Nicholas Guest (Martian Manhunter), John Michael Higgins (The Riddler), Tom Kenny (Penguin, Plastic Man), Kevin Michael Richardson (Detective Chimp), Tara Strong (Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy) and Fred Tatasciore (Harvey Bullock).

Jake Castorena directs the teleplay by Paul Giacoppo, based on a story by supervising producer James Tucker. Michael Jelenic is the producer. Executive Producer is Sam Register. Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan are Executive Producers.

“Scooby-Doo continues to be one of the most popular kids’ brands in the Warner Bros. canon, and we are thrilled to reunite the gang with Batman, the ultimate crime-stopper,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family and Animation Marketing. “Fans and families of all ages are in for a treat – and hopefully some Scooby snacks, too – when watching this all-new original movie on DVD and Digital.”

Digital
Scooby-Doo! & Batman: The Brave and The Bold will be available to own on Digital starting January 9, 2018. Digital allows consumers to instantly stream and download all episodes to watch anywhere and anytime on their favorite devices.  Digital is available from various digital retailers including Amazon Video, CinemaNow, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. A Digital Copy is also included with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs for redemption and cloud storage through participating retail services including CinemaNow, Vudu and Flixster Video.

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees.

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games.  Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest English-language publishers of comics in the world.

Batman and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics.  © 2017 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s TV series include Justice League Action, Teen Titans Go! and the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls and Unikitty! for Cartoon Network; Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, The Tom and Jerry Show, New Looney Tunes and Wacky Races for Boomerang; Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim; Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix; and Young Justice: Outsiders for the upcoming DC-branded digital service. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray®  and digital media. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation). 

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The World’s Finest Reviews “Batman vs. Two-Face”

The World’s Finest has published its review of the Batman vs. Two-Face, now available to own on home media. In short, the animated movie is a great film which continues the innate brilliance of the original 1960s Batman series while also playing with the formula. Adding some noir-ish trappings to the movie really creates a unique experience, and there’s just enough of it sprinkled in that it never overpowers the very deliberate zany tones of the source material. Batman vs. Two-Face is also a great showcase and send-off for Adam West. To read the complete review, click on the image below.

The World's Finest reviews Batman vs. Two-Face

For more, the Batman vs. Two-Face subsite here at The World’s Finest includes an assortment of video clips, images, content and much more. Click on the review link above to further access the dedicated additional content. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has also released a clip from the movie to promote its home media debut. Check it out in the player below.

Batman vs. Two-Face is now available for purchase through online and traditional retail outlets, both in digital formats and on Blu-ray and DVD. Stay tuned for further reviews and updates in the weeks to come right here at The World’s Finest.

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“Teen Titans Go To The Movies!” Casting Details, Poster Released

Warner Bros. Pictures announced that the forthcoming Teen Titans Go! theatrical animated movie will be titled Teen Titans Go to the Movies! and will include Will Arnett and Kristen Bell in undisclosed roles for the big-screen version of the acclaimed, top-rated animated series. The studio also released the film’s first one-sheet. Click on the thumbnail below for a closer look.

Teen Titans Go to the Movies! The animated feature will feature the voice cast of from the animated series returning, including Greg Cipes as Beast Boy, Scott Menville as Robin, Khary Payton as Cyborg, Tara Strong as Raven, and Hynden Walch as Starfire. Teen Titans Go to the Movies! will be directed by Aaron Horvath and Peter Rida Michail, from a screenplay by Michael Jelenic and Horvath, based on characters from DC. Michail, Will Arnett and Peggy Regan are producing, with Sam Register, Jelenic and Horvath serving as executive producers. Warner Bros. Pictures has not revealed any plot details for the movie itself.

Teen Titans Go to the Movies! has been set for a July 27, 2018, release.

Teen Titans Go!, currently in its fourth season on Cartoon Network, follows the adventures of Robin, Beast Boy, Raven, Cyborg, and Starfire in a series of fun, frantic comedic adventures. The quarter-hour animated series airs multiple times during the week, with new episodes debuting Fridays at 6pm (ET/PT). Stay tuned for select further coverage of Teen Titans Go! in the coming months right here at The World’s Finest.

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“Batman Ninja” Announced, Slated For 2018 From Warner Bros. Animation

Announced during New York Comic-Con 2017, Warner Bros. Japan and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment revealed both studios will partner on Batman Ninja, an all-new anime film coming in 2018. The animated film will be directed by Jumpei Mizusaki, and feature work from character designer Takashi Okazaki, screenwriter Kazuki Nakashima and English-language screenwriters Leo Chu & Eric Garcia. According to the creators of the film, Batman Ninja will show Batman through the eyes of the Japanese. A poster promoting the forthcoming title, featuring Batman, was made available and can be seen by clicking the thumbnail below.

The footage screened at New York Comic-Con featured footage of Batman fighting the Joker, Nightwing tussling with the Penguin, Robin and Poison Ivy brandishing swords, along with shots of Catwoman, Harley Quinn, Two-Face and Gorilla Grodd. The film will be rated PG-13 and will feature a host of Batman and DC Comics characters, though will leave room for appearances of other characters in possible sequels. Future Batman Ninja sequels and related projects will be dependent on the sales of the first release in the possible ongoing movie series.

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment said that, when Batman Ninja arrives on home media next year, it will include both the subtitled original Japanese version as well as an English dubbed version.

Further details on this project will be released in early 2018. Stay tuned for more updates on Batman Ninja right here at The World’s Finest.

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“Teen Titans Go!” Animated Theatrical Feature Set For July 2018

The hit Cartoon Network animated series Teen Titans Go! is getting a big-screen theatrical release, with the movie set debut on July 27, 2018. Plot details for the animated feature, spinning out of the successful comedy series, are not known as of yet.

The movie is expected to include the same cast and creative team from the Cartoon Network series. More details will be released in the coming months, including a first look at the movie in late 2017/early 2018. Production on the Teen Titans Go! animated series, currently in its fourth season, is not expected to be hampered by the movie.

Cartoon Network describes Teen Titans Go! as follows:

Teen Titans Go! features Robin, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and Cyborg in all-new, comedic adventures. The character-driven comedy series focuses on the funny that happens in between saving the world and living together as teenagers without adult supervision. The comedic mayhem of the animated series is punctuated by pranks and the occasional need to fight crime, but it will also deal with the everyday issues of adolescence. With epic staring contests to decide who does the laundry, a series of quests and battles to construct the perfect sandwich or fighting crime in Jump City , one thing is for sure, these Titans will always be ready for an adventure inside the house and out.

The principal voice cast for Teen Titans Go! consists of Scott Menville as the voice of Robin, the slightly power-mad perfectionist and leader of the Teen Titans. Then, Hynden Walch voices Starfire, an alien struggling to fit in; Tara Strong voices Raven, the sardonic, deadpan demon girl; Greg Cipes returns as the slightly dim but always loveable loafer, Beast Boy; and Khary Payton provides the voice of Cyborg, a laidback kid who is half teen, half robot.

Teen Titans Go! airs on Cartoon Network multiple times during the week, but with new episodes debuting Fridays at 6pm (ET/PT). Stay tuned for select further coverage of Teen Titans Go! in the coming months right here at The World’s Finest.

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