Trick or treat, Bats...
...Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released a trailer for director Chris Palmer's (Superman: Man of Tomorrow) new animated Batman film, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One, and, predictably, it looks fantastic!
In Batman: The Long Halloween, with a script by Tim Sheridan (Reign of the Supermen, Superman: Man of Tomorrow):
"Inspired by the iconic mid-1990s DC story from Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, 'Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One' begins as a brutal murder on Halloween prompts Gotham's young vigilante, the Batman, to form a pact with the city's only two uncorrupt lawmen (Police Captain James Gordan and District Attorney Harvey Dent) in order to take down The Roman, head of the notorious and powerful Falcone Crime Family. But when more deaths occur on Thanksgiving and Christmas, it becomes clear that, instead of ordinary gang violence, they're also dealing with a serial killer - the identity of whom, with each conflicting clue, grows harder to discern. Few cases have ever tested the wits of the World's Greatest Detective like the mystery behind the Holiday Killer."
The voice cast includes Supernatural's Jensen Ackles as Batman/Bruce Wayne, The late Naya Rivera (Glee), who passed away in 2020, gives one of her final performances as Catwoman/Selina Kyle, Josh Duhamel (Transformers) as Harvey Dent, Billy Burke (Twilight) as James Gordon, Titus Welliver (Deadwood) as Carmine Falcone, David Dastmalchian (The Dark Knight) as Calendar Man, Troy Baker (The Last of Us) as Joker, Amy Landecker (Your Honor) as Barbara Gordon, Julie Nathanson (Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay) as Gilda Dent, Jack Quaid (The Boys) as Alberto, Fred Tatasciore (Family Guy) as Solomon Grundy and Alastair Duncan (Batman Unlimited franchise) as Alfred. Additional voices provided by Frances Callier, Greg Chun, Gary Leroi Gray and Jim Pirri.
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One releases this summer from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, with part two set to release later in the Fall.
By Matt Konopka