"Justice League Action" News & Discussion Thread, Part 5 (Spoilers)

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Welcome to the fifth installment of the Justice League Action News & Discussion Thread, here on Toon Zone! Use this thread to keep up to date with the latest news about the show and discuss them in a civilized manner!


Channel: Cartoon Network
*New episodes premiering Saturday mornings at 7:00 AM ET

Justice League Action series details:

Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman lead the DC Comics Super Heroes against their most infamous foes in adventures packed with relentless thrills, fun and action. No need to wait for the good stuff to start, each eleven-minute episode jumps in with lightning-paced action and heroics. Whether defending the Earth, facing invaders from space, or battling the bizarre forces of magic, the always-rotating team of Justice League heroes, are up to any challenge.
The series will feature a different format from previous Justice League shows, with eleven-minute episodes similar to their comedy series Teen Titans Go!. The creative team is full of DC Animation alums with Sam Register (TTG!) executive producing, and Butch Lukic (Justice League, Batman Beyond), Alan Burnett (Batman: The Animated Series), and Jim Krieg (Green Lantern: The Animated Series) also producing.
Cast and crew details - will be edited on a regular basis as more information comes out.

Jonathan Adams - Darkseid
Sean Astin - Shazam/Billy Batson
Jake T. Austin - Blue Beetle (Jaime Reyes)
Diedrich Bader - Booster Gold, Uthool, HIVE Master (Time Out)
Troy Baker - Hawkman, Jonas Glim, Kanto
Dayci Brookshire - Kid Zatanna (Trick Or Threat)
Hannibal Buress - Mr. Terrific
P.J. Byrne - Firestorm (Ronnie Raymond)
Lacey Chabert - Zatanna
Gary Cole - Black Adam
Kevin Conroy - Batman
John Cryer - Felix Faust
John de Lancie - Brainiac
Darin De Paul - Sinestro
Trevor Devall - Cain, Jonah Hex
Chris Diamantopoulos - Green Arrow, Nyorlath, HIVE Master (The Trouble With Truth)
John DiMaggio - Lobo, Mongul
Melissa Disney - Mom, Brat
Dan Donohue - Brother Night, Merlin (Speed Demon)
Michael Dorn - Atrocitus
Noel Fisher - Klarion the With Boy
Crispin Freeman - Martian Manhunter
Gilbert Gottfried - Mister Mxyzptlk
Julianne Grossman - Hippolyta
Mark Hamill - Joker, Swamp Thing, Trickster
Ely Henry - Calculator
Gillian Jacobs - Roxy Rocket
Ken Jeong - Toyman
Peter Jessop - Steppenwolf
Josh Keaton - Green Lantern (Hal Jordan)
Rachel Kimsey - Wonder Woman, Bleez, Sis
Natalie Lander - Stargirl, Timmy (Supernatural Adventures in Babysitting)
Cloris Leachman - Granny Goodness
Natasha Leggero - Poison Ivy
Thomas Lennon - Amazo
Jason J. Lewis - Superman, Desaad, Carmine Falcone, General Zod, Krypto the Super-Dog, Boss Kack, Rath, Biff, Chancellor Al-On, Red Tornado
David Lodge - Calythos
Jon Lovitz - Sid Sharp
Erica Luttrell - Kid Doctor Fate (Trick or Threat)
Piotr Michael - Kalibak, Perry White
Max Mittelman - Jimmy Olsen, Parasite
Jasika Nicole - Vixen
Jerry O'Connell - Atom
Damian O'Hare - John Constantine, Abnegazar
Patton Oswalt - Space Cabbie
Khary Payton - Cyborg, Kanjar Ro
Robert Picardo - Harvey Dent/Two-Face
Laura Post - Big Barda, Circe
Carl Reiner - The Wizard
Paula Rhodes - Kid John Constantine (Trick or Threat)
Andy Richter - Chronos
William Salyers - Virman Vundabar
Charlie Schlatter - Flash
Patrick Seitz - Etrigan, Jason Blood, Merlin (Hat Trick)
Armin Shimerman - Zilius Zox
Kevin Shinick - Dad
Christian Slater - Deadshot
Roger Craig Smith - Mister Miracle
Dana Snyder - Plastic Man, Penguin, HIVE Master (Justice 1,2,3, Go! webisode)
David Sobolov - Gorilla Grodd
Brent Spiner - Riddler
Joanne Spracklen - Supergirl
Peter Stormare - Mister Freeze
Tara Strong - Harley Quinn, Ember, Kid Batman (Trick or Threat), Lois Lane
Mena Suvari - Killer Frost
Fred Tatasciore - Solomon Grundy, Brainiac Robots
Stephen Tobolowsky - Professor Martin Stein
Oliver Vaquer - Mister Mind
Jessica Walter - Athena
Jim Ward - The Brain
Travis Willingham - Bizarro
Fryda Wolff - Faora
James Woods - Lex Luthor


Alan Burnett - Producer
Jim Krieg - Producer
Butch Lukic - Producer
Sam Register - Executive Producer

Jake Castorena - Director
Curt Geda - Director
Doug Murphy - Director
Shaunt Nigoghossian - Director

Jeremy Adams - Writer
Ernie Altbacker - Writer
Stan Berkowitz - Writer
Alan Burnett - Writer
Jonathan Callan - Writer
Josie Campbell - Writer
Duane Capizzi - Writer
Heath Corson - Writer
Shannon Denton - Writer
Paul Dini - Writer
Rebecca Kaminski - Writer
Jennifer Muro - Writer
Patrick Rieger - Writer
Mairghread Scott - Writer
John Semper Jr. - Writer
Brian Ford Sullivan - Writer
Ray Utarnachitt - Writer
Matt Wayne - Writer

Jay Baker - Storyboard
Jay Bastian
Matthew Bordenave - Storyboard Revisionist
Michael Borkowski
Wes Gleason - Casting & Voice Direction
Shane Glines - Lead Character Design
Elas Goragarza - Storyboard
Tanner Johnson - Storyboard
Rebecca Palatnik - Line Producer
Chris Palmer - Storyboard
Kevin Riepl - Composer
Allison Smith - Storyboard Artist
William Ruzicka - Storyboard Artist
Emi Yonemore - Storyboard Revisionist

Robert Haverland - Background Painter
John Paik - Background Painter
Thomas Yamaoka - Background Painter

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Previous Discussion Threads:

"Justice League Action" News & Discussion Thread, Part 1 (Spoilers)
"Justice League Action" News & Discussion Thread, Part 2 (Spoilers)
"Justice League Action" News & Discussion Thread, Part 3 (Spoilers)
"Justice League Action" News & Discussion Thread, Part 4 (Spoilers)

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Continuing from last thread
Krieg revealed
the genesis of the "Watchtower Tour" episode was inspired by a tour by Burbank Studio he got from Alan Burnett back when he was just a page.
 

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Barehanded: Aya making an appearance kind of hurts since, how the Green Lantern series ended way too soon. Lobo getting revenge on Hal by telling Batman that Hal lost his ring was simply hilarious. One criticism, You'd think someone like Lobo would be able to handle the "Gs" like Hal, since spacecrafts would be a lot faster than jets?
 

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November 17th:
Cartoon Network Poland will air the last 13 episodes in December, including Barehanded, Keeping Up with the Kryptonians, Unleashed and Party Animal.

The last 3 episode titles are unknown so far. (AFAIK)
We have all the titles for the season, since they were uploaded on the Cartoon Network site last month. You can find descriptions for them in the previous thread (if you don't mind spoilers)

November 22nd: Episodes set to air in December, according to Zap2It:

Party Animal 12/02/2017
Watchtower Tours 12/09/2017
Barehanded 12/16/2017
Captain Bamboozle 12/23/2017
 

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Honestly, I wasn't expecting them to take any kind of hiatus for the show. Considering it premiered on Christmas Eve last year (technically they were re-runs for the first 4 weeks, but still) Looking back they only took a break from airing a new episode once this past year, on April 1st, but they fixed that by airing 2 episodes on June 3rd. Now they're taking a break this weekend to make room for that Teen Titans Go! marathon, and presumably December 30th won't have a new episode either.

I wonder if the show will have any re-runs after the season finishes its run.
 

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12/1: "Party Animal" was written by Paul Dini and Tim Sheridan. Dini confirms it's adapted from Alan Burnett's JLA comic (which was the same name "Party Animal", found in the 2008 "DC Universe Holiday Special"). Sheridan replied and said he just polished a couple jokes after Dini got busy. Also, fyi, Sheridan has written a couple of the webisodes.

12/5: zap2it's upcoming times is messed up but on each individual page, there's the loglines for the next three

Watchtower Tours
When Booster Gold starts to secretly give tours of the Watchtower to make some extra cash, he inadvertently brings in a super villain disguised as a tourist.
Barehanded
When Green Lantern leaves his ring in an intergalactic restroom after washing his hands, leading him on a wild chase for the aliens who might have taken it.
Captain Bamboozle
Mr. Mxyzptlk creates mischief by endowing Shazam's well-meaning uncle Dudley with superpowers bigger than anyone in the league.
 

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Oh wow, I was wondering what a JLA Batgirl would look like! Great job by Mr. Glines :D.

I don't think Batgirl is any of the upcoming content for Justice League Action, so I guess Mr. Glines just did this for fun or Batgirl was one of the designs he did in case they did want to use her.

It would've been cool to see her and Supergirl team-up :cool:.

Now I wonder if there's a design for Robin laying around...maybe Catwoman too ;)?
 

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Batgirl looks pretty cute. Now the question is, should she appear, who will voice her? Tara Strong? Mae Whitman? Ashlyn Selich? Danielle Judovits? Or a new actress?
I think there would probably be a small chance that they'd have a past Batgirl VA reprise the role, if she were to appear that is, though I also think there's probably a good chance they would get someone new as they have with 60% of the cast of JLA.

With Tara Strong already voicing Harley, I think that would kind of throw her out of the running.