After the release of the first trailer for Batman: The Long Halloween – Part One, Warner Bros. announced that the DC animated film will be released on Blu-ray and digital platforms on June 22, including the animated short DC Showcase The losersCheck out the cover design and details about the movie and bonus features here …
Gruesome serial murders over Gotham holidays bring the world’s greatest detective into action – confronting both organized crime and a mysterious killer – in Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One, the next installment in the hit series of the DC Universe movies .
Inspired by the iconic mid-1990s DC story of Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One, begins as a brutal Halloween murder that leads Gotham’s young vigilante, the Batman, to make a pact. close with the town’s only two uncorrupted police officers. (Police Captain James Gordan and District Attorney Harvey Dent) to take down The Roman, the head of the infamous and powerful Falcone Crime Family. But as the deaths increase on Thanksgiving and Christmas, it becomes clear that instead of just gang violence, they are also dealing with a serial killer – whose identity, with every contradictory clue, becomes more difficult to discern. Few cases have ever tested the brains of the world’s greatest detective quite like the mystery behind the holiday killer.
Hailed for his performance as Red Hood / Jason Todd in 2010’s Batman Under the Red Hood, Jensen Ackles (Supernatural, Smallville) returns to the DC Universe Movies as the title character of Batman / Bruce Wayne. The late Naya Rivera (Glee), who passed away in 2020, gives one of her last performances as Catwoman / Selina Kyle. The cast includes Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Las Vegas) as Harvey Dent, Billy Burke (Twilight, Revolution, Zoo) as James Gordon, Titus Welliver (Bosch, Deadwood, The Town) as Carmine Falcone, David Dastmalchian (The Suicide Squad, Ant-Man, Dune, The Dark Knight) as Calendar Man, Troy Baker (The Last of Us, Batman: Arkham Knight) as Joker, Amy Landecker (Your Honor, Transparent) as Barbara Gordon, Julie Nathanson (Call of Duty): Black Ops Cold War, Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay) as Gilda Dent, Jack Quaid (The Boys, The Hunger Games) as Alberto, Fred Tatasciore (American Dad !, Family Guy) as Solomon Grundy, Jim Pirri (World of Warcraft) franchise) as Sal Maroni and Alastair Duncan (The Batman, Batman Unlimited franchise) as Alfred. Additional voices provided by Frances Callier, Greg Chun and Gary Leroi Gray.
Chris Palmer (Superman: Man of Tomorrow) is directing Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One from a screenplay by Tim Sheridan (Reign of the Supermen, Superman: Man of Tomorrow). Producers are Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). Butch Lukic (Justice Society: World War II, Superman: Man of Tomorrow) is the supervising producer. Michael Uslan is executive producer. Sam Register is an executive producer.
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One – Special features
Blu-ray and digital
- DC Showcase – The Losers (New Animated Short) – The legendary rag-tag team of World War II outcasts – Captain Storm, Johnny Cloud, “Mile-a Minute” Jones, rookie Gunner and Sarge – are stranded on an unknown South Pacific island completely overrun with dinosaurs! Their potential ally on this deadly mission, the mysterious and beautiful Fan Long of the Chinese Security Agency, tells them their job is to rescue the scientists sent to study the time / space anomaly. Maybe … but what’s her mission?
- A Preview of the Next DC Universe Movie – A preview of the next animated feature in the hit DC Universe Movies collection, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two.
- From the DC Vault – Batman: The Animated Series – “Christmas With The Joker”
- From the DC Vault – Batman: The Animated Series – “It’s Never Too Late”