Superman: Doomsday 2007
The first of these projects was Superman: Doomsday, which was loosely based on the popular 1992–1993 storyline "The Death of Superman" where Superman fights Doomsday in a duel to the death. It was released on September 21, 2007.
The film features the talents of Adam Baldwin as Superman, Anne Heche as Lois Lane, Adam Wylie as Jimmy Olsen, Ray Wise as Perry White, Swoosie Kurtz as Martha Kent, James Marsters as Lex Luthor, Cree Summer as Mercy Graves, John DiMaggio as Toyman, Tom Kenny as Superman's Robot, and a voice cameo by Kevin Smith as a grumpy man. The film received generally mixed-to-positive reviews.
Justice League: The New Frontier 2008
Justice League: The New Frontier was based on Darwyn Cooke's 2003–2004 comic book limited series DC: The New Frontier where the heroes of Earth unite to take
on an evil entity called the Centre. It was released on February 26, 2008.
The film features the voice talents of David Boreanaz as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, Kyle MacLachlan as Superman, Lucy Lawless as Wonder Woman, Neil Patrick Harris as Barry Allen/Flash, Jeremy Sisto as Batman, Miguel Ferrer as Martian Manhunter, Brooke Shields as Carol Ferris, Phil Morris as King Faraday, Kyra Sedgwick as Lois Lane, Vicki Lewis as Iris West, John Heard as Kyle Morgan, Alan Ritchson as Aquaman, and Keith David as The Centre. Also, Joe Alaskey briefly voices Bugs Bunny in one scene where Martian Manhunter was taking on different shapes when watching television.
Batman: Gotham Knight 2008
Tying into the release of the 2008 Batman film The Dark Knight, Batman: Gotham Knight is an anthology film that tells a series of stories that take place between 2005's Batman Begins and The Dark Knight, though it is not officially considered to be part of Christopher Nolan's Batman film series. The film was the first to feature Batman using authentic Japanese anime from four different Japanese animation studios. Notable comic talents such as Brian Azzarello, David S. Goyer, and Greg Rucka contributed stories. It was released on July 8, 2008.
Veteran Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy returned once again to play Batman with the voice talents of Jim Meskimen as Lieutenant Gordon and Deadshot, Gary Dourdan as Crispus Allen, Ana Ortiz as Anna Ramirez, David McCallum as Alfred Pennyworth, Parminder Nagra as Cassandra, Rob Paulsen as Sal Maroni, Corey Burton as Scarecrow, Kevin Michael Richardson as Lucius Fox, Jason Marsden as Thomas Wayne, Andrea Romano as Martha Wayne, and George Newbern as the Man in Black that Batman fights in the first story.
Wonder Woman 2009
The solo Wonder Woman film dealt primarily with the origin story of Diana of Themyscira and how she became the recognizable superheroine Wonder Woman. Much of the structure of the origin story was borrowed from George Pérez's post-Crisis on Infinite Earths comics 1987 relaunch entitled "Gods and Mortals". Before screenwriter Michael Jelenic was brought on board for rewrites, the original script was written by former monthly Wonder Woman scribe Gail Simone. It was released on March 3, 2009.
The film features the voice talents of Keri Russell as Wonder Woman, Nathan Fillion as Steve Trevor, Virginia Madsen as Queen Hippolyta, Alfred Molina as Ares, Oliver Platt as Hades, Vicki Lewis as Persephone, Jason C. Miller as Thrax, John DiMaggio as Deimos, Rosario Dawson as Artemis, David McCallum as Zeus, Marg Helgenberger as Hera, and Rick Overton as the President. It was also received positively.
Green Lantern: First Flight 2009
Lauren Montgomery returned from Wonder Woman to direct Green Lantern: First Flight. According to Montgomery, "It’s a cop-thriller set in outer space, with very little time spent on Earth. It’s a training day sort of story where the veteran (Sinestro) space cop meets the rookie (Hal Jordan) space cop, but because the veteran has been ‘around the block’ it may have skewed his perspective a bit." The film focuses on Hal Jordan and his relationship with veteran Green Lantern Sinestro, and their relationship as pupil and teacher, until Sinestro betrays the Green Lantern Corps. It was released on July 28, 2009.
The film features the voice talents of Christopher Meloni as Hal Jordan, Victor Garber as Sinestro, Olivia d'Abo as Carol Ferris, Kurtwood Smith as Kanjar Ro, Michael Madsen as Kilowog, Tricia Helfer as Boodikka, David Lander as Ch'p, William Schallert as Appa Ali Apsa, Larry Drake as Ganthet, Malachi Throne as Ranakar, Kath Soucie as Arisia Rrab, and John Larroquette as Tomar-Re. Like its predecessors, the animated film also had a positive reception.
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies 2009
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies is based on the first story arc, "The World's Finest", from the Superman/Batman monthly comic book title from 2003–2004 by Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness. President Lex Luthor uses the oncoming trajectory of a Kryptonite asteroid to frame Superman for the "pending destruction of the planet" and declares a $1 billion bounty on the heads of the Man of Steel and his “partner in crime,” Batman. Superheroes and super villains alike launch a relentless pursuit of Superman and Batman, who must unite to stave off the action-packed onslaught, stop the asteroid, and uncover Luthor’s devious plot. It was released on September 29, 2009.
A significant feature has Tim Daly, Kevin Conroy, Clancy Brown, and C.C.H. Pounder reprising their roles of Superman, Batman, Lex Luthor, and Amanda Waller from Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. The film also features the voice talents of Xander Berkeley as Captain Atom, LeVar Burton as Black Lightning, Allison Mack as Power Girl, Ricardo Chavira as Major Force, a credit-only Jennifer Hale as Starfire, an uncredited Michael Gough as Hawkman, Corey Burton as Captain Marvel, John C. McGinley as Metallo, and Calvin Tran as the Japanese Toyman. It was also received positively.
Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths 2010
Loosely based on Grant Morrison's 2000 comic book JLA: Earth 2, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths dealt with a heroic Lex Luthor from an alternate universe appearing to recruit the Justice League to help save his Earth from the Crime Syndicate, a gang of villainous characters who are essentially evil versions of the Justice League.
What ensues is the ultimate battle of good versus evil in a war that threatens both planets and, through a devious plan launched by Owlman, puts the balance of all existence in peril. The film was originally brought up as a possible return to the Justice League Unlimited animated series with the title Justice League: Worlds Collide. However, when that series ended, the idea was modified into Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths by mostly retaining the same plot, but removing connections to the TV series. It was released on February 23, 2010.
The film features the voice talents of Mark Harmon as Superman, William Baldwin as Batman, Vanessa Marshall as Wonder Woman, Josh Keaton as Flash, Nolan North as Green Lantern and Power Ring, Jonathan Adams as Martian Manhunter, Brian Bloom as Ultraman, Gina Torres as Superwoman, James Woods as Owlman, James Patrick Stuart as Johnny Quick, Chris Noth as the heroic Lex Luthor, and Bruce Davison as President Slade Wilson.
Batman: Under the Red Hood 2010
Batman: Under the Red Hood was written by comic book scribe Judd Winick. This was an adaptation of Winick's story "Under the Hood" from 2005 in the main Batman title, featured in issues #635-641. It was released on July 27, 2010.
The film features the voice talents of Bruce Greenwood as Batman, Jensen Ackles as Red Hood/Jason Todd, Neil Patrick Harris as Nightwing, John DiMaggio as Joker, Wade Williams as Black Mask, Jason Isaacs as Ra's al Ghul, Kelly Hu as Ms. Li, and Jim Piddock as Alfred Pennyworth.
Superman/Batman: Apocalypse 2010
Superman / Batman: Apocalypse, a sequel in the Superman / Batman series, was confirmed for 2010 after the positive sales of Superman / Batman: Public Enemies. Superman / Batman: Apocalypse is based on the second story arc, "The Supergirl from Krypton", from the Superman / Batman monthly comic book title from 2004 by Jeph Loeb and Michael Turner. It was released on September 28, 2010.
A significant feature has Tim Daly, Kevin Conroy, Susan Eisenberg, and Edward Asner reprising their roles of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Granny Goodness from Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. The film also features the voice talents of Andre Braugher as Darkseid, Summer Glau as Supergirl, Julianne Grossman as Big Barda, Rachel Quaintance as Lyla and Artemis, Andrea Romano as Stompa, Tara Strong as Lashina, and Salli Saffioti as Gilotina and Mad Harriet.
All-Star Superman 2011
All-Star Superman is an adaptation of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely's 2005–2008 comic book All-Star Superman. It was written by writer Dwayne McDuffie and directed by Sam Liu. It was released on February 22, 2011.
The film features the voice talents of James Denton as Superman, Christina Hendricks as Lois Lane, Anthony LaPaglia as Lex Luthor, Edward Asner as Perry White, Obba Babatundé as a judge, Steven Blum as Atlas, John DiMaggio as Samson, Linda Cardellini as Nasthalthia "Nasty" Luthor, Frances Conroy as Martha Kent, Alexis Denisof as Dr. Leo Quintum, Michael Gough as Parasite, Matthew Gray Gubler as Jimmy Olsen, Finola Hughes as Lilo, Kevin Michael Richardson as Steve Lombard, and Arnold Vosloo as Bar-El.
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights 2011
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, similar to Batman: Gotham Knight, is an anthology film that tells a series of stories featuring various members of the Green Lantern Corps, including Abin Sur, Sinestro, Kilowog, and Mogo It was released on June 7, 2011. While not a direct sequel to First Flight, the film uses the same character designs and includes a cameo by Ch'p, who had a speaking role in the previous film.
The film features the voice talents of Nathan Fillion as Hal Jordan, Elisabeth Moss as Arisia Rrab, Jason Isaacs as Sinestro, Kelly Hu as Laira, Henry Rollins as Kilowog, Roddy Piper as Bolphunga, Arnold Vosloo as Abin Sur, Wade Williams as Deegan, Peter Jessop as Salaak, Bruce Thomas as Atrocitus, and radio commentator Michael Jackson as Ganthet.
Batman: Year One 2011
The film is an adaptation of Frank Miller's story "Batman: Year One" from 1987 in the main Batman title, featured in issues #404–407. It is co-directed by Sam Liu and Lauren Montgomery. It was released on October 18, 2011, the same day as Batman: Arkham City.
The film features the voice talents of Benjamin McKenzie as Batman, Bryan Cranston as Lt. James Gordon, Eliza Dushku as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Jon Polito as Gillian B. Loeb, Katee Sackhoff as Detective Sarah Essen, Alex Rocco as Carmine Falcone, Fred Tatasciore as Detective Arnold Flass, Liliana Mumy as Holly Robinson, and Jeff Bennett reprising his role as Alfred Pennyworth from Young Justice.
Justice League: Doom 2012
Justice League: Doom is a loose adaptation of Mark Waid's JLA story arc, "JLA: Tower of Babel" wherein the Legion of Doom is formed to eliminate the Justice League using protocols created by Batman to take down the group should its members ever go rogue. The movie was adapted and written by Dwayne McDuffie shortly before his death in February 2011, and is directed by Lauren Montgomery. It was released on February 28, 2012. The film was dedicated in memory of McDuffie.
The film features various actors reprising their roles from Batman: The Animated Series, Superman: The Animated Series, Justice League, Justice League Unlimited and Green Lantern: Emerald Knights respectively including Kevin Conroy as Batman, Tim Daly as Superman, Susan Eisenberg as Wonder Woman, Michael Rosenbaum as the The Flash (Barry Allen instead of Wally West), Carl Lumbly as Martian Manhunter and Ma'alefa'ak, Nathan Fillion as Hal Jordan / Green Lantern, Phil Morris as Vandal Savage, Olivia d'Abo as Star Sapphire, Alexis Denisof as Mirror Master, and David Kaufman as Jimmy Olsen with the voice talents of Bumper Robinson as Cyborg, Carlos Alazraqui as Bane, Paul Blackthorne as Metallo, Claudia Black as Cheetah, Grey DeLisle as Lois Lane, and Robin Atkin Downes as Alfred Pennyworth.
Superman vs. The Elite 2012
On July 22, 2011 during a Comic-Con screening of Batman: Year One, DC announced their 2012 slate of movies. Superman Versus The Elite is the second 2012 release and is based on "What's So Funny About Truth, Justice & the American Way?" The film features George Newbern reprising his role as Superman from Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, The Batman, and Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam, while David Kaufman reprises his role as Jimmy Olsen, It features the voice talents of Pauley Perrette as Lois Lane, Robin Atkin Downes as Manchester Black, Marcella Lentz-Pope as Vera Black, Fred Tatasciore as Perry White, Catero Colbert as Coldcast, Melissa Disney as Menagerie, Andrew Kishino as Hat, and Tara Strong as young Vera Black. The film was directed by Michael Chang and written by Joe Kelly.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 1 2012
On April 14, 2011, it was revealed that a two-part animated adaptation of Frank Miller's The Dark Knight Returns was in the works. Several previous Batman veterans were involved. The film featured the voice talents of Peter Weller as Batman, Ariel Winter as Carrie Kelley, Wade Williams as Two-Face, Michael McKean as Dr. Wolper, David Selby as Commissioner Gordon, and Gary Anthony Williams as The Mutant Leader. The film was directed by Man of Steel storyboarder Jay Oliva. Part 1 concentrated on Two Face and Mutant Gang arcs of the graphic novel and was released on September 25, 2012.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns - Part 2 2013
Part 2 concentrated on the Joker and Superman arcs of the graphic novel and was released on January 29, 2013. The film featured the voice talents of Peter Weller as Batman, Ariel Winter as Carrie Kelley, Michael Emerson as Joker, Mark Valley as Superman, Michael McKean as Dr. Wolper, and David Selby as Commissioner Gordon.
Superman: Unbound 2013
At the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, actress Molly Quinn confirmed that she would be voicing Supergirl in an animated adaptation of the 2008 story arc Superman: Brainiac by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, stating that the film would be released in 2013.
Matt Bomer voices Clark Kent/Superman, along with Quinn's Castle co-star Stana Katic as Lois Lane and John Noble as Brainiac. Additional voices in the cast include Frances Conroy reprising her role as Martha Kent, Alexander Gould as Jimmy Olsen, Wade Williams as Perry White, Diedrich Bader as Steve Lombard, Michael-Leon Wooley as Ron Troupe, and Stephen Root as Zor-El.
The film was released on Blu-ray on May 7, 2013. This was the first DC Universe Animated Original Movie not to be produced by Bruce Timm.
Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox 2013
On April 26, 2012, DCAU Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy let it slip that he had just recorded his lines for the animated movie version of DC Universe-changing Flashpoint. WBA confirmed the actor will be playing Bruce Wayne/Batman in the non-Flashpoint era sections of the film.
Along with Ron Perlman, Dana Delany, Vanessa Marshall, Nathan Fillion & Dee Bradley Baker reprising their roles as Deathstroke, Lois Lane, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Etrigan the Demon, the actors whose roles are announced include Justin Chambers as Barry Allen/The Flash, C. Thomas Howell as Professor Zoom, Kevin McKidd as Thomas Wayne/Batman, Michael B. Jordan as Cyborg, Cary Elwes as Aquaman, Tim Daly's son Sam Daly as Superman, Danny Huston as General Sam Lane, Steven Blum as Lex Luthor, Lex Lang as Captain Atom, Jennifer Hale as Iris West, James Patrick Stuart as Steve Trevor, and Danny Jacobs as Grifter. The film was released on July 30, 2013.
JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time 2014
JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time is a direct-to-video animated film featuring the Justice League of America. It was first released on January 21, 2014, and features Diedrich Bader, Travis Willingham and Kevin Michael Richardson, reprising their roles as Batman, Gorilla Grodd and Black Manta.
The film was first released on DVD exclusively at Target stores on January 21, 2014. The DVD, and digital download, was later available generally on May 20, 2014.
In the present day, Lex Luthor and his Legion of Doom try to use cryogenic rays from orbital satellites to expand the Earth's polar ice caps in the Arctic Ocean, causing a massive drop in sea levels and creating new islands they intend to rule. Superman and the Justice League confront the Legion, dividing their forces to fight the Legion and destroy the satellites. In the ensuing space battle, Robin purposely crashes his spacecraft into the satellite array. Refusing to accept defeat, Captain Cold overloads the remaining satellite, which falls back to Earth and entombs Luthor in an ice sheet shortly before the satellite explodes. The League is triumphant and believes Luthor to be dead.
In the utopian future of the 31st century, teenage superheroes-in-training Dawnstar and Karate Kid are visiting a museum dedicated to the exploits of the Justice League. They find that Luthor has been in suspended animation for nearly a millennium after being discovered and excavated in the 29th century and placed on display. Karate Kid accidentally releases Luthor from the ice. Luthor awakes nearly 1,000 years into the future; he explores the museum, discovers Superman's secret identity and locates an ancient item called the Eternity Glass, which allows its user to manipulate the fabric of time and space. Taking Captain Cold's weapon, he freezes Dawnstar and Karate Kid. He then uses the Eternity Glass to unleash Time Trapper as his servant, allowing him to travel to the point when he last fought the League. Vengeful, Luthor plans to return and destroy Superman. The young heroes break free and follow.
Justice League: War 2014
War was released on February 4, 2014. The film is based on Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's "Origin" storyline. It features the voice talents of Jason O'Mara as Batman, Michelle Monaghan as Wonder Woman, Christopher Gorham as Flash, Alan Tudyk as Superman, Justin Kirk as Green Lantern, Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Sean Astin as Captain Marvel, Steven Blum as Darkseid, and Rocky Carroll as Dr. Silas Stone.
This will be the first animated movie from the DC Universe based on the current continuity, "The New 52". A mid credits scene at the end of the movie alludes to a follow up movie involving Atlantis.
Son of Batman 2014
On July 20, 2013, as part of the San Diego Comic-Con, DC Comics announced on Twitter a new animated feature Son of Batman. The film is based on Grant Morrison's "Batman and Son" storyline.
While Jason O'Mara reprises his role of Batman from Justice League: War and David McCallum reprises his role of Alfred Pennyworth from Batman: Gotham Knight, the rest of the voice cast consists of Stuart Allan as Damian Wayne, Sean Maher as Nightwing, Morena Baccarin as Talia al Ghul, Giancarlo Esposito as Ra's al Ghul, Xander Berkeley as Kirk Langstrom, and Thomas Gibson as Deathstroke. The film was released on May 6, 2014.
Batman: Assault on Arkham 2014
On July 20, 2013, as part of the San Diego Comic-Con, DC Comics announced on Twitter a new animated feature, Batman: Assault on Arkham. The film takes place in the same universe as the Batman: Arkham video game franchise.
Kevin Conroy returned to voice Batman with the other voices including Troy Baker as Joker, Neal McDonough as Deadshot, Hynden Walch as Harley Quinn, Giancarlo Esposito as Black Spider, and Matthew Gray Gubler as Riddler. Jay Oliva and Ethan Spalding directed a script by Heath Carson, writer of Justice League: War. The film was made available for digital download on July 29, 2014, and given a physical release on August 12, 2014.
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis 2015
The back cover of Batman: Assault on Arkham revealed the next animated feature to be Justice League: Throne of Atlantis. The film is based on the 2012 storyline of the same name by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis. It is a sequel to Justice League: War.
Jason O'Mara, Christopher Gorham, Sean Astin, Shemar Moore and Steven Blum will reprise their roles as Batman, The Flash, Shazam, Cyborg, and Cyborg's Computer Armor respectively while Nathan Fillion reprises his role as Green Lantern from previous DC Animated Original Movies. New cast members include Jerry O'Connell as Superman, Rosario Dawson as Wonder Woman, Matt Lanter as Aquaman, Sumalee Montano as Mera, Harry Lennix as Black Manta, and Sam Witwer as Ocean Master. The film was released digitally on January 13, 2015, and physically on January 27, 2015.
Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts 2015
Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts is a direct-to-video animated superhero film. It was released on May 12, 2015 on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD.
Gotham is plagued by crime committed by an animal-themed villain squad composed of Penguin, Silverback, Cheetah, Killer Croc, and Man-Bat. The Batman, Red Robin, Nightwing, Green Arrow, and Flash must band together to stop them.
The film's name and character designs are taken from Mattel's toy line.
It will be followed by a sequel, Monster Mayhem, which is to be released on August 18, 2015, and 22 short cartoons. A mobile application will be released as well.
Batman vs. Robin 2015
In July 2014, as part of the San Diego Comic-Con, DC Comics announced Batman vs. Robin for a 2015 release. Although the Court of Owls is set to appear, Batman vs. Robin is not an adaptation of the Court of Owls storyline from the comics. On January 16, 2015, it was announced that while Jason O'Mara, Stuart Allan, Sean Maher, and David McCallum would be reprising their roles as Batman, Robin, Nightwing and Alfred Pennyworth, the rest of the cast would consist of Jeremy Sisto as Talon, Grey DeLisle-Griffin as Samantha, "Weird Al" Yankovic as Dollmaker, Robin Atkin Downes as the Court of Owls Grandmaster, Peter Onorati as Draco, and Kevin Conroy as Thomas Wayne.
Justice League: Gods and Monsters 2015
In July 2014, as part of the San Diego Comic-Con, DC Comics announced Justice League: Gods and Monsters for a 2015 release. The movie, featuring an original plot, was written by Alan Burnett and directed by Sam Liu and executive produced by Bruce Timm and Sam Register. Along with the film, a three-part animated series entitled Justice League: Gods and Monsters Chronicles was released before the film on Machinima with Timm as an executive producer in 2015.
In April 2015, story and character details were released for the film along with images as a featurette on the Batman vs. Robin Blu-ray release. The film's voice cast includes Michael C. Hall as Batman, Benjamin Bratt as Superman, Tamara Taylor as Wonder Woman, Jason Isaacs as Lex Luthor, Paget Brewster as Lois Lane, and C. Thomas Howell as Dr. Will Magnus. The film was released on July 28, 2015.
Batman: Bad Blood 2016
On July 10, 2015, as part of the San Diego Comic-Con, DC Comics announced Batman: Bad Blood for a 2016 release. The story is original and not based on any comic book story. It was also revealed that the film will feature Batwoman, as well as Batwing.
On July 15, voice actors for the film were revealed that includes Jason O'Mara as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Stuart Allan as Damian Wayne/Robin, Sean Maher as Dick Grayson/Nightwing, Yvonne Strahovski as Katherine Kane / Batwoman, Gaius Charles as Luke Fox/Batwing, Morena Baccarin as Talia al Ghul, Travis Willingham as the Heretic, and Ernie Hudson as Lucius Fox.
The film was released digitally on January 20, 2016 and on physical media on February 2, 2016. The film was directed by Jay Oliva.
Justice League vs. Teen Titans 2016
On July 11, 2015, it was announced that the film was in development and slated for release in 2016. It would feature the Justice League and the Teen Titans.
On January 18, 2016, the voice cast was announced to include Jon Bernthal as Trigon, Taissa Farmiga as Raven, Jake T. Austin as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo as Beast Boy, and Kari Wahlgren as Starfire with reprisals of Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Sean Maher as Nightwing, Stuart Allan as Robin/Damian Wayne, Jason O’Mara as Batman, Jerry O’Connell as Superman, Rosario Dawson as Wonder Woman, and Christopher Gorham as Flash.
The film was directed by Sam Liu and written by Alan Burnett and Bryan Q. Miller. It was released on March 29, 2016.
Batman: The Killing Joke 2016
Batman: The Killing Joke is a 2016 American animated superhero film produced by Warner Bros. Animation and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Featuring the DC Comics character Batman, the film is the twenty-sixth film in the DC Universe Animated Original Movies series and an adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland. The film is directed by Sam Liu, written by Brian Azzarello and stars the voices of Kevin Conroy, Mark Hamill, Tara Strong and Ray Wise.
The film premiered at the San Diego Comic-Con on July 22, 2016. Originally intended to be released directly on home video, the film was instead released simultaneously in theaters and on home video and was released digitally on July 26, 2016, before a DVD and Blu-ray release on August 2, 2016.
Justice League Dark
An adaption of Justice League Dark where the titular group will unite to deal with magical threats that the Justice League wouldn't often handle. The Justice League will also have new members with them. Matt Ryan, who portrayed John Constantine on NBC's Constantine as well as The CW's Arrow, will return to voice the character. Jason O'Mara will also reprise Batman. Also joining them in the film are Camilla Luddington as Zatanna, Nicholas Turturro as Deadman, and Ray Chase as Etrigan the Demon.
Teen Titans: The Judas Contract
Based on the comic book story arc The Judas Contract. At the San Diego Comic-Con International in 2006, a Judas Contract animated movie was announced. Marv Wolfman and George Pérez, creators of The New Teen Titans, were assigned to work on the direct-to-DVD movie. The film was cancelled due to a lack of a "broad fanbase appeal". In 2010, Bruce Timm stated that Warner Bros didn't have intentions in revive the project. However, in 2016, it was announced that the film will be made and will be release during the 2017 spring. It may be a sequel to Justice League vs. Teen Titans.
Batman & Harley Quinn
A new original story by Bruce Timm set to be released in summer 2017. Kevin Conroy and Melissa Rauch will voice the titular roles, while Loren Lester reprises his role of Dick Grayson/Nightwing from Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures, and Paget Brewster will voice Poison Ivy. The film's visual style will be similar to that of The New Batman Adventures. The film will be released on digital on August 15, 2017 before releasing on DVD and Blu-ray on August 29.
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay (2018)
The first Suicide Squad movie set within the DC Universe Original Movies. It will feature an original story and what’s promised to be an amazing voice cast.
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight
A film based off the Elseworlds story Gotham by Gaslight is currently in production.
Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay
Coming in spring 2018, the film will be the first Suicide Squad story in the DC Animated Movie Universe continuity.
Death of Superman & Reign of the Supermen
In late 2018, the first part of an adaptation of The Death of Superman storyline will be released. The second part, titled Reign of the Supermen will be released in early 2019. The storyline was previously adapted in highly condensed and altered form in Superman: Doomsday.
DC Showcase: The Spectre
DC Showcase: The Spectre, featuring the Spectre, is included with Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths. The short features the voice talents of Gary Cole in the leading role of the Spectre/Jim Corrigan and supporting cast members Alyssa Milano, Jeff Bennett, Rob Paulsen, and Jon Polito.
DC Showcase: Jonah Hex
DC Showcase: Jonah Hex, featuring Jonah Hex, is included with Batman: Under the Red Hood. The short features the voice talents of Thomas Jane in the leading role of Jonah Hex and supporting cast members Linda Hamilton, Jason Marsden, Michael Rooker, and Michelle Trachtenberg.
DC Showcase: Green Arrow
DC Showcase: Green Arrow, featuring Green Arrow, is included with Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. The short features the voice talents of Neal McDonough in the leading role of Green Arrow and supporting cast members Malcolm McDowell as Merlyn, Steven Blum as Count Vertigo, Grey DeLisle reprising her role as Black Canary from Batman: The Brave and the Bold, John DiMaggio, and Ariel Winter.
Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam
Superman/Shazam!: The Return of Black Adam, featuring Superman and Captain Marvel, is included with the DC Showcase Original Shorts Collection. A significant feature has George Newbern and Jerry O'Connell reprising their roles of Superman and Captain Marvel from Justice League Unlimited. The short also features the voice talents of Zach Callison as Billy Batson, James Garner as Shazam, Kevin Michael Richardson as Mister Tawky Tawny, Arnold Vosloo as Black Adam, Josh Keaton, and Danica McKellar. The short is twenty-two minutes, giving it the longest run-time of any short in the series.
DC Showcase: Catwoman
DC Showcase: Catwoman, featuring Catwoman, is included with Batman: Year One. The short features the voice talents of Eliza Dushku reprising her role as Catwoman, Liliana Mumy as Holly Robinson, and John DiMaggio as Rough Cut. The film also stars Kevin Michael Richardson, Cree Summer, and Tara Strong. The short was directed by Lauren Montgomery and written by Paul Dini. A special feature presentation was shown at the New York Comic Con.
Marvel Animated Features (MAF)
Ultimate Avengers: The Movie
Ultimate Avengers: The Movie, is the first film in the Marvel Animated Features based loosely on the first six issues of the Ultimates by Mark Millar and Bryan Hitch. The film was produced by Dong Wu Studios. The movie focuses on Captain America, a super soldier, after stopping a Nazi/extraterrestrial plot in 1945, was frozen in ice for about 60 years. The Captain is assigned to lead a team of heroes found by General Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D, to fight the alien threat.
Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther
Ultimate Avengers 2: Rise of the Panther, is the second film in the series and a sequel to Ultimate Avengers: The Movie, produced by Dong Wu Studios. In the film, The Black Panther teams up with the Ultimate Avengers to continue their fight against the aliens when they invade Africa.
Hawkeye, Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch were not in the initial Ultimate Avengers movie and were originally planned to be in the second movie. Using Hawkeye as an example, VP of Marvel Studios' Animation Development Craig Kyle did not want him to be a background character but "he's going to matter" if he appears.
The Invincible Iron Man
The Invincible Iron Man is the third film in the series and is based on the classic Marvel Universe version by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. The film was produced by Starburst Entertainment and was released on January 23, 2007. Marc Worden repeats as Tony Stark/Iron Man from the Ultimate Avengers. In The Invincible Iron Man, Tony Stark, billionaire manufacturer, finds a lost Chinese city where he accidentally unleashes an evil powerful force. Stark creates his armor to become Iron Man to defeat the evil.
Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme
Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme (with the on-screen title of Doctor Strange) is the fourth film in the series and is based on the character of the same name by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko, separate from the Ultimate Avengers universe. The movie was nominated for "Best Home Entertainment Production" of 2007 for the 35th Annual Annie Awards. Doctor Strange: The Sorcerer Supreme tells the story of Dr. Steven Strange, an unhappy neurosurgeon who falls victim to a car crash that injures his hands, making them tremble uncontrollably - too much so to perform surgery. Looking for a cure, he instead finds a different and higher pursuit as the new Sorcerer Supreme, the top master of the mystical arts.
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow
Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow, tenatively titled Teen Avengers then Avengers Reborn, is the fifth movie in the Marvel Animated Features. Preliminary work had begun on "Teen Avengers" before January 18, 2007. By the release of its first look preview in August 2007, the title had changed to "Avengers Reborn". Fred Tatasciore repeats as the Hulk from the Ultimate Avengers movies. With the loss of their Avengers parents at the hands of Ultron and raised by billionaire bachelor Tony Stark, four orphaned teens must live up to their parent's legacy and defeat the foe that defeated them. Additional allies are recruited including The Incredible Hulk and Hawkeye II, the son of the original Hawkeye.
Hulk Versus is a double feature film and the sixth in the series. The two features are "Hulk Vs. Wolverine" and "Hulk Vs. Thor". Hulk vs. Wolverine is based on The Incredible Hulk #181 by Roy Thomas, Len Wein and John Romita, Sr.. Hulk Vs. was selected over a proposed “Ultimate War/Thor” dual film DVD. The film was produced by Madhouse. The DVD was originally called "Hulk Smash" with an expected released date of October 2008. The double feature was released on DVD, Two-Disc Special Edition DVD, and Blu-ray.
Planet Hulk is the seventh film in the series. The movie was released on February 2, 2010 as a Two-Disc Special Edition DVD, Special Edition Blu-ray, Standard DVD, and Digital Download. It was the second film produced by Madhouse. The movie is based on the Planet Hulk storyline in the comic book published in 2006–2007 by Greg Pak and Carlo Pagulayan. The Hulk was sent to a harsh planet where he is enslaved as he was weakened because of the travel through space. As a slave he becomes a gladiator in a society ruled by the despotic Red King. After relying on his savage instincts, he becomes the leader of a gladiator group.
Thor: Tales of Asgard
Thor: Tales of Asgard is the eighth and final film in the series and is based on the character of the same name by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby. This animated feature was released on May 17, 2011, 11 days after the Thor film. Thor: Tales of Asgard takes place in Thor's early years before the hammer. He goes on a quest for Lost Sword of Surtur with Loki, his adopted brother, and the Warriors Three. Shifting from a treasure hunt to life or death and Asgard in the balance, Thor must show himself worthy of his destiny.