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The World’s Finest Reviews “The Death and Return of Superman”

The World’s Finest has published its review of DC Universe Movie’s The Death and Return of Superman, now available to own on physical and digital media. In short, The Death and Return of Superman is an enjoyable, lengthy adaptation of the classic Superman comic event that hits much, much more of the right notes then the wrong. It also feels like the preferred way to experience this animated adaptation. Watching the story unfold as it was originally presented, as two separate features, does work just fine, but this version just plays out better. To read the complete review, click on the image below.

The World's Finest reviews The Death and Return of Superman

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment describes The Death and Return of Superman as follows:

The Death and Return of Superman finds Superman in a fight to the finish when the Man of Steel becomes the only hero who can stand in the way of the monstrous creature Doomsday and his unstoppable rampage. Superman saves the planet, but not himself, leaving Earth’s citizens – and his heroic contemporaries – dealing with a world without Superman. The aftermath of Superman’s death, and the subsequent disappearance of his body, leads to a new mystery – is Superman still alive? The question is further complicated when four new super-powered individuals – Steel, Cyborg Superman, Superboy and the Eradicator – emerge to proclaim themselves as the ultimate hero. In the end, only one will be able to proclaim himself the world’s true Superman.

Check out the The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen subsites here at The World’s Finest for additional content on both features. Stay tuned for additional updates on The Death and Return of Superman right here at The World’s Finest. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, The Death and Return of Superman is available now on physical and digital media.

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The World’s Finest Reviews “Reign Of The Supermen,” New Video Clip, Images

The World’s Finest has published its review of the Reign of the Supermen animated feature, now available to own on Digital HD and coming to 4K Ultra Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD on January 29, 2019. In short, Reign of the Supermen an excellent spin on the epic Superman event comic fans know so well, one that’s surprisingly more emotional and human than one might expect. While the film stumbles once or twice, overall, it’s an unmitigated success and an excellent conclusion to the story that began in The Death of Superman. To read the complete review, click on the image below.

The World's Finest reviews Reign of the Supermen

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has also provided a new video clip from Reign of the Superman, which can be viewed in the player below. Also further below are a selection of images from the movie’s January 28 New York City premiere at the Directors Guild of America.

The event included appearances and a post-panel discussion between actors Jerry O’Connell (Superman), Rebecca Romijn (Lois Lane), Cress Williams (Steel/John Henry Irons), Patrick Fabian (Cyborg Superman & Hank Henshaw), Tony Todd (Darkseid), Charles Halford (Bibbo Bibbowski & The Eradicator), Nyambi Nyambi (Martian Manhunter), and filmmakers Executive Producer James Tucker, Producer/Director Sam Liu, Screenwriters Jim Krieg & Tim Sheridan and Character Designer Phil Bourassa. Photos by Gary Miereanu.

Check out the Reign of the Supermen subsite here at The World’s Finest for added content, including images and video. Stay tuned for additional updates on Reign of the Supermen right here at The World’s Finest. For coverage on The Death of Superman – including reviews, media and bonus content – check out The World’s Finest The Death of Superman subsite. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the feature-length animated Reign of the Supermen is now available on Digital from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, and will arrive on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 29, 2019.

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New “Reign Of The Supermen” Clip, Additional Details For West Coast Premiere

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation have provided a new clip from the forthcoming DC Universe Movie title Reign of the Supermen, the sequel to the 2018 Death of Superman animated feature. The clip spotlights the arrival of The Eradicator. Reign of the Supermen will be available on Digital starting January 15, 2019, and Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 29, 2019. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment also announced new details on the talent who will be appearing at the Los Angeles premiere of the animated movie. The clip and details are available below, along with new imagery.

All-Star Cast Set To Attend World Premiere of
Reign of the Supermen
Thursday, January 10 in Los Angeles

Sold Out Event to include Jerry O’Connell, Jason O’Mara, Patrick Fabian,
Tony Todd, Toks Olagundoye, Charles Halford and filmmakers

Jerry O’Connell, the voice of Superman, heads an impressive lineup of cast and filmmakers set to attend the World Premiere of Reign of the Supermen, the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Movies, at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills this Thursday, January 10, 2019. Filmmakers and members of the voice cast will attend the event for red carpet media interviews and a post-screening panel discussion.

O’Connell, known for his lengthy, illustrious career ranging from Stand By Me to his recent starring role in Carter and host duties on Bravo’s Play by Play, will be joined by Jason O’Mara (The Man in the High Castle, Terra Nova) , the voice of Batman; Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul), voice of Cyborg Superman and Hank Henshaw; Tony Todd (Candyman), voice of Darkseid; Charles Halford (Constantine), voice of both Bibbo Bibbowski and The Eradicator; and Toks Olagundoye (Castle), voice of Cat Grant.

Also in attendance will be Producer/Director Sam Liu (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract), screenwriters Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) and Tim Sheridan (Scooby-Doo and the Gourmet Ghost), executive producer James Tucker (Justice League Dark) and character designer Phil Bourassa (Young Justice/Young Justice Outsiders).

Additional talent participating at the premieres will be announced as confirmed.

All free fan tickets have been distributed.

Reign of the Supermen finds Earth’s citizens – and the Man of Steel’s heroic contemporaries – dealing with a world without Superman. But the aftermath of Superman’s death, and the subsequent disappearance of his body, leads to a new mystery – is Superman still alive? The question is further complicated when four new super-powered individuals – Steel, Cyborg Superman, Superboy and the Eradicator – emerge to proclaim themselves as the ultimate hero. In the end, only one will be able to proclaim himself the world’s true Superman.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the feature-length animated Reign of the Supermen arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting January 15, 2019, and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 29, 2019.

In addition, fans wishing to get an advance look at Superman’s greatest adventure – his death and rebirth – can take advantage of a special two-day exclusive theatrical event as Warner Bros. and DC join forces with Fathom Events for a double feature presentation of the previously released The Death of Superman and the first in-theater screening of the all-new Reign of the Supermen nationwide on January 13 and 14, 2019 in more than 500 select movie theaters. Tickets for The Death of Superman / Reign of the Supermen Double Feature can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.

Check out the Reign of the Supermen subsite here at The World’s Finest, for additional content. Stay tuned for additional updates on Reign of the Supermen right here at The World’s Finest. For coverage on The Death of Superman – including reviews, media and bonus content – check out The World’s Finest The Death of Superman subsite. Click here for more details on the home media release of Reign of the Supermen.

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Preview Image From Upcoming “Justice League vs. The Fatal Five” Animated Movie

A preview image from the upcoming Justice League vs The Fatal Five animated movie is featured on the iTunes Extras page for the Reign of the Supermen animated feature. Justice League vs The Fatal Five, arriving early 2019, features the World’s Greatest Super-Heroes facing off against a threat from the future. No official details for Justice League vs The Fatal Five have been released as of yet, but expect that to change in January 2019.

Reign of the Supermen will be available on Digital starting January 15, 2019, and Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 29, 2019. Both digital and physical releases will include a preview of Justice League vs The Fatal Five. Until then, continue below for a first look at the upcoming DC Universe Movie title. Click on the images for a closer look.

Reign of the Supermen

Reign of the Supermen and Justice League vs The Fatal Five

Justice League vs The Fatal Five

Please note the above images were taken by The World’s Finest and not released officially by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

More details are forthcoming, so stay right here at The World’s Finest for more on both Reign of the Superman and Justice League vs The Fatal Five in the coming weeks. Reign of the Supermen will be available on Digital starting January 15, 2019, and Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 29, 2019. Both digital and physical releases of Reign of the Supermen will feature a preview of Justice League vs The Fatal Five.

Click here for more details on the home media release of Reign of the Supermen. Justice League vs The Fatal Five is arriving early 2019 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.

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Trailer, Press Details For “The Death of Superman”/”Reign Of The Supermen” Fathom Events Screening

Fathom Events and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment have provided press details for an upcoming The Death of Superman/Reign of the Supermen theatrical screening event. Both DC Universe movie titles together faithfully adapt the landmark 1990s The Death of Superman comic event. The special double feature of the previously released The Death of Superman and the first in-theater screening of the all-new Reign of the Supermen nationwide is set for January 13 and 14, 2019. Continue below for the press details and the trailer for the special presentation.

The Man of Steel’s 80th Anniversary Culminates With a Big Screen Double Feature
of The Death of Superman and the National Cinematic Debut of Reign of the Supermen
in a Special Event This January 13 and 14

Superman’s greatest adventure – his death and rebirth – will be unveiled in a special two-day exclusive theatrical event as Warner Bros. and DC join forces with Fathom Events for a double feature presentation of the previously released The Death of Superman and the first in-theater screening of the all-new Reign of the Supermen nationwide on January 13 and 14, 2019.

As the second half of the double feature, Reign of the Supermen will be seen nationally in theaters ahead of its Warner Bros. Home Entertainment release on Digital starting January 15, 2019, and on Ultra HD™ Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack on January 29, 2019.

The Man of Steel meets his ultimate match when the monstrous, unstoppable creature Doomsday comes to Earth – hell bent on destroying everything and everyone in his path, including the Justice League – in the action-packed The Death of Superman. In the second half of this two-part landmark tale, Reign of the Supermen finds Earth’s citizens – and the Man of Steel’s heroic contemporaries – dealing with a world without Superman. But the aftermath of Superman’s death, and the subsequent disappearance of his body, leads to a new mystery – is Superman still alive? The question is further complicated when four new super-powered individuals – Steel, Cyborg Superman, Superboy and the Eradicator – emerge to claim themselves as the ultimate hero. In the end, will any of them prove to be the real Man of Steel?

Tickets for The Death of Superman / Reign of the Supermen Double Feature can be purchased at www.FathomEvents.com and participating theater box offices.

Fathom Events, Warner Bros. and DC present The Death of Superman / Reign of the Supermen Double Feature in more than 500 select movie theaters on Sunday, January 13 at 12:55 p.m. and Monday, January 14 at 8:00 p.m. (all local times), through Fathom’s Digital Broadcast Network (DBN). For a complete list of theater locations, visit the Fathom Events website (theaters and participants are subject to change).

The two-part film is an animated adaptation of “The Death Of Superman,” DC’s landmark 1992-93 comic phenomenon, and features an all-star voice cast led by Jerry O’Connell (Carter, Bravo’s Play by Play, Stand By Me), Rebecca Romijn (X-Men, The Librarians) and Rainn Wilson (The Office, The Meg) as the voices of Superman, Lois Lane and Lex Luthor, respectively. The trio is joined by Jason O’Mara (The Man in the High Castle, Terra Nova) as Batman, Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Rent, Daredevil) as Wonder Woman, Shemar Moore (S.W.A.T., Criminal Minds) as Cyborg, Nathan Fillion (Castle, The Rookie) as Green Lantern/Hal Jordan, Matt Lanter (Timeless, 90210) as Aquaman, Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs, Insatiable) as The Flash, and Nyambi Nyambi (Mike & Molly, The Good Fight) as Martian Manhunter, as well as Cress Williams (Black Lightning) as Steel, Cameron Monaghan (Gotham) as Superboy, Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul) as Hank Henshaw & Cyborg Superman, Charles Halford (Constantine) as Bibbo Bibbowski and The Eradicator, and Tony Todd (Candyman) as Darkseid.

“Superman is one of the most iconic Super Heroes of all time, and this double feature event will give fans an opportunity to come together to celebrate the franchise,” Fathom Events VP of Studio Relations Tom Lucas said. “We are excited to partner with Warner Bros. again to bring back The Death of Superman and introduce fans to Reign of the Supermen.”

“Warner Bros. is proud to join forces with Fathom Events to culminate the year-long celebration of Superman’s 80th anniversary with a double-feature big screen presentation of The Man of Steel’s most heralded adventure,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing. “’The Death of Superman’ was a monumental moment in comics history, and these films – expertly produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC – capture the enormity of that story in terms of both action and emotion. Seeing both films, on the big screen, gives the fans another vehicle to unite and celebrate this beloved Super Hero and this landmark tale.”

About Fathom Events
Fathom Events is the leading event cinema distributor with theater locations in all top 100 DMAs® (Designated Market Areas) and ranks as one of the largest overall theater content distributors. Owned by AMC Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: AMC), Cinemark Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: CNK) and Regal Entertainment Group (NYSE: RGC), Fathom Events offers a variety of unique entertainment events in movie theaters such as live performances of the Metropolitan Opera, top Broadway stage productions, major sporting events, epic concerts, the yearlong TCM Big Screen Classics series, inspirational events and popular anime franchises. Fathom Events takes audiences behind the scenes for unique extras including audience Q&As, backstage footage and interviews with cast and crew, creating the ultimate VIP experience. Fathom Events’ live Digital Broadcast Network (“DBN”) is the largest cinema broadcast network in North America, bringing live and pre-recorded events to 941 locations and 1,496 screens in 181 DMAs. The company also provides corporations a compelling national footprint for hosting employee meetings, customer rewards events and new product launches. For more information, visit www.FathomEvents.com.

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), DC Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and WarnerMedia. 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.

SUPERMAN and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © DC Comics. © 2018 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. Theatrically, WBA’s full-length film, Teen Titans GO! to the Movies, released on July 27, 2018. WBA’s TV series include Teen Titans Go!, Unikitty! and the upcoming DC Super Hero Girls and ThunderCats Roar for Cartoon Network; Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Bunnicula, Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, The Tom and Jerry Show, New Looney Tunes, Wacky Races and the upcoming Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who? and Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs for Boomerang; Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim; Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix; Harley Quinn and Young Justice: Outsiders for DC Universe; Animaniacs for Hulu; and the upcoming Looney Tunes Cartoons content initiative. 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 Animated 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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