Posts Tagged ‘DC Animation’

PR: Official Trailer for "Justice League: Doom" Released

by Ed Liuon October 19, 2011
Warner Home Video has released the official trailer for Justice League: Doom, an all-new entry in the popular series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies due in early 2012 on Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and for Download. Justice League: Doom finds Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Cyborg and Batman on their heels when […]

New Clip & Stills from "Batman: Year One" and Interview with Bryan Cranston, Voice of Jim Gordon

by Ed Liuon October 19, 2011
In conjunction with the release of Batman: Year One on DVD and Blu-ray, Warner Home Video has released a video clip, stills, and an interview with actor Bryan Cranston, who portrays Lt. Jim Gordon in the movie: Click on any of the screenshots below to view full-size: The full interview follows. Don’t forget to check […]

"Batman: Year One": Great Adaptation. Great Movie…?

by Ed Liuon October 19, 2011
Adaptations of books in Hollywood baffle me. They can manage to mangle A Midsummer Night’s Dream so badly that the author’s name has to become part of the title or we wouldn’t be able to tell it’s an adaptation. They can manage to miss the entire point of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Meanwhile, the comic books and […]

"Batman: Year One": The Year of Living Priggishly

by Maxie Zeuson October 19, 2011
Grim and portentous, Batman: Year One is an animated adaptation of the landmark graphic novel so in awe of the source material that it can’t have fun with its pulpy story. Most viewers, probably, will forgive and even embrace its numbly reverential tone, and the thing is certainly quite stylish. But those looking for fun […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with DC Animation Producer Bruce Timm

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2011
At the 2011 New York Comic Con, Toonzone News was able to participate in a roundtable interview session with the legendary Bruce Timm, who has been attached to the iconic animated versions of DC Comics’ superheroes since Batman the Animated Series through to Justice League and then with the direct-to-video animated feature program. His latest […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with Voice and Casting Director Andrea Romano

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2011
Of all the interviews I’ve done in my time at Toonzone News, one which I was especially elated to get and is still one of my personal favorites is my interview with casting and voice director Andrea Romano before Batman: The Brave and the Bold premiered. I do need to correct and expand on some […]

NYCC2011: A Roundtable Interview with Kevin Conroy, the Voice of Batman

by Ed Liuon October 17, 2011
For a generation of superhero animation fans, Kevin Conroy is the definitive voice of Batman. He attended the prestigious Julliard School in the early 1970’s to hone his craft as an actor, studying with John Houseman and being classmates with Robin Williams and Kelsey Grammer. Conroy had appeared in numerous stage plays, including a stint […]

NYCC2011: "Justice League: Doom" Trailer Released

by Dan Collinson October 16, 2011
IGN has posted the trailer for the upcoming DC Universe animated film Justice League: Doom. which premiered at this year’s New York Comic Con. Based on Mark Waid’s story “Tower of Babel”, Batman’s secret plans to stop members of the Justice League if they go rogue have been stolen, and the team not only have […]

NYCC2011: The "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" Panel Report; First Scene Video Released

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2011
Even Ganthet has to ask Bruce Timm things. The series skips the origin story because the recent live-action movie and Green Lantern: First Flight DTV have already covered that ground. DC Comics wanted Hal to be more of a rookie, but since this was territory also covered in First Flight, the show makes Hal a […]

NYCC2011: "Green Lantern: The Animated Series" Premiere Takes Off Like a Rocket

by Ed Liuon October 15, 2011
There has been much concern about the CGI animation for this series, but any fears that it would fail to measure up to the hand-drawn animation of past DC Animated series can be put to rest. The animation may not be as technically accomplished as other TV CGI shows like Star Wars: The Clone Wars […]