First Look At “Justice League Action,” Official Announcement From Cartoon Network

Cartoon Network has confirmed what The World’s Finest first reported back in October 2015 – that an all-new Justice League-based animated series is coming! Justice League Action is slated to air on Cartoon Network as a companion series to the network’s current #1 animated series, Teen Titans Go!. Further details, officially released by Cartoon Network, are available below. Click on the image included for a closer look.

CARTOON NETWORK ANNOUNCES NEW SERIES JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION,
FROM WARNER BROS. ANIMATION AND BASED ON CHARACTERS FROM DC ENTERTAINMENT

Kevin Conroy, the Iconic Voice of Batman (Batman: The Animated Series), Returns to Television
in New Animated Series Coming to Cartoon Network

The world’s greatest Super Heroes return to television in Justice League Action, an all-new quarter-hour animated series from Warner Bros. Animation coming soon to Cartoon Network.

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 new series is the first DC Comics-based franchise to launch on Cartoon Network since the highly-successful Teen Titan Go!, which in 2015 ranked as a Top 5 animated series among Kids 2-11, 6-11 and all key Boys. Teen Titans Go! also ranks as Cartoon Network’s #1 property for cross-platform video plays and on VOD.

Justice League Action marks the return of Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series), beloved by fans worldwide as one of the most iconic voices of Batman, to a weekly-animated television series. The series will also deliver an all-star lineup of regular and guest cast voices, including Mark Hamill as Joker, James Woods as Lex Luthor, Diedrich Bader as Booster Gold and many more portraying your favorite DC Comics Super Heroes and Super-Villains. Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!) serves as executive producer with Butch Lukic (Justice League, Batman Beyond), Alan Burnett (Batman: The Animated Series) and Jim Krieg (Green Lantern: The Animated Series) serving as producers.

About Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com) is Turner’s #1 ad-supported cable network with Kids 6- 11 in the U.S., with a global offering of the best in award-winning animated entertainment for kids and families across multiple platforms. Available in 192 countries and over 370 million homes, Cartoon Network takes its responsibilities to its audience seriously by embracing key social issues affecting families with initiatives such as Stop Bullying: Speak Up. Turner, a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

About Warner Bros. Animation
Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s TV series include Be Cool Scooby-Doo!, Teen Titans Go!, The Tom and Jerry Show and Wabbit – A Looney Tunes Production for Cartoon Network, the upcoming Bunnicula for Boomerang, Mike Tyson Mysteries for Adult Swim and the forthcoming Green Eggs and Ham for Netflix. As the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna- Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films – including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies – for DVD. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards(R), 35 Emmy(R) Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

About DC Entertainment
DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating its content across Warner Bros. Entertainment and Time Warner. DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment and interactive games. Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is one of the largest Englishlanguage publishers of comics in the world.

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“Justice League vs Teen Titans” Trailer Released, Feature Hits Shelves on April 12th, 2016

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has provided the trailer and home video release details for Justice League vs Teen Titans, the next installment in the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line. The animated feature will hit Blu-ray and DVD on April 12th, 2016, and will be available through digital retailers on March 29th, 2016. Official details, along with the trailer and Blu-ray artwork, can be found below.

 

DEMONIC FORCES PIT HEROES AGAINST HEROES IN JUSTICE LEAGUE vs. TEEN TITANS
ON BLU-RAY, DVD & DIGITAL HD APRIL 12, 2016

Teen Titans Join the Canon of Super Heroes within the DC Universe Original Movies;
Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack Include Exclusive Robin Figurine

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The demonic forces of Trigon infiltrate the minds and bodies of the Justice League, turning the veteran super heroes against their youthful counterparts in the all-new DC Universe Original Movie, Justice League vs. Teen Titans. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, the film will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on April 12, 2016 on Blu-Ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack and DVD. Order due date is March 8, 2016.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans will be available on Blu-rayTM Deluxe Edition for $29.96 SRP, Blu-rayTM Combo Pack for $24.98 SRP, and DVD for $19.98 SRP. The Blu-rayTM Combo Pack includes a digital version of the movie on Digital HD with UltraViolet. The Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition will include all components of the Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack, along with an exclusive Robin figurine in a numbered, limited edition gift set. Fans can also own Justice League vs. Teen Titans in Digital HD on March 29, 2016 via purchase from digital retailers.

Justice League vs. Teen Titans welcomes the Teen Titans to the ever-expanding canon of classic DC Comics characters within the DC Universe Original Movies. When Damian’s over-aggressive tendencies almost destroy a Justice League mission, he is sent to learn teamwork by training alongside the Teen Titans. However, adjusting Damian’s attitude turns out to be the least of the Teen Titans’ troubles as Raven’s satanic, world-conquering father Trigon begins an escape from his inter-dimensional prison. To complete his return, Trigon must have Raven’s assistance – and to accomplish his goal, he spreads his demonic forces across the globe, infiltrating the minds and bodies of the Justice League to do his bidding. To save the universe and prevent a literal hell on Earth, the Teen Titans must rescue – or defeat – the Justice League, and intern Trigon for all eternity.

The voice cast for Justice League vs. Teen Titans includes several actors reprising their recent Justice League roles – Jason O’Mara (Complications, Terra Nova) as Batman, Jerry O’Connell (Crossing Jordan, Stand By Me) as Superman, Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Rent) as Wonder Woman, Shemar Moore (Criminal Minds) as Cyborg and Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty) as Flash. Sean Maher (Firefly/Serenity, Batman: Bad Blood) also returns as Nightwing, as does Stuart Allan (Batman vs. Robin) as Robin/Damian. Making their Teen Titans voiceover debuts are Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story, Wicked City) as Raven, Jake T. Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place, The Fosters) as Blue Beetle, Brandon Soo Hoo (Tropic Thunder, From Dusk Til Dawn: The Series) as Beast Boy and Kari Wahlgren (Phineas and Ferb, Legion of Superheroes) as Starfire. Jon Bernthal (The Walking Dead, Daredevil) takes the villainous center stage as Trigon.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, Justice League vs. Teen Titans is directed by Sam Liu from a screenplay by Bryan Q. Miller and Alan Burnett based on a story by Miller. James Tucker is Supervising Producer. Burnett is also co-Producer. Sam Register is Executive Producer.

“Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is thrilled to bring the Teen Titans into the fold of amazing characters within the DC Universe Original Movies,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE Vice President, TV Family, Animation Marketing. “This all-new film provides the Teen Titans with the perfect stage – alongside and against the Justice League – for a thrilling adventure that fans will truly enjoy.”

Justice League vs. Teen Titans – Enhanced Content

DVD
· An exclusive sneak peek at the next DC Universe Original Movie.

Blu-ray™ Combo Pack
· An exclusive sneak peek at the next DC Universe Original Movie.
· Featurette – “Growing Up Titan” – The Teen Titans have fascinated readers for over 50 years due in part to their stories of valor, as well as earning empathy with comic book readers during their own trials growing up into adulthood. This documentary spotlights the importance of young voices in the DC Comics mythology, giving generations of readers a team of heroes that mirror their own life experiences.
· Featurette – “Heroes and Villains – Raven” – She is the daughter of one of DC Comics’ greatest villains, the demon Trigon. Raven is a powerful telepath who uses her soul-self as a means for astral projection. She is integral to the Teen Titans. This documentary is her story.
· Featurette – “Heroes and Villains – Trigon – The most fearsome and evil opponent the Teen Titans have encountered is this inter-dimensional demon. Trigon uses his immortality to shape worlds and exact his control. This documentary introduces the character and how he raises the stakes for the Teen Titans.
· From the DC Comics Vault – Two Classic Episodes of DC Comics cartoons

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What is Legacies of the DCAU? Legacies of the DCAU is a fan-made webcomic featuring the characters and storylines of the animated series set within the continuity known as the DC Animated Universe, or DCAU, the 14-year-spanning animated saga produced by Warner Bros. and DC Comics under the creative team of Bruce Timm, Paul Dini, Alan Burnett and Dwayne McDuffie, among others. The webcomic is written by Ted Kendrick and illustrated by James Strecker, and chronicles the time period set between the conclusion of Justice League Unlimited and the beginning of Batman Beyond.

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Site News: New “Justice League” Animated Series Confirmed

Taking a break from our regular site updates, The World’s Finest has an update on an upcoming animated project from Warner Bros. Animation spotlighting DC Comics’ biggest superhero team. Since mid-2015, there has been an assortment of online posts teasing the production of a new Justice League animated series. Pictures, tweets and posts plastered on an assortment of sites and social media outlets. So, when directly asked about a possible new Justice League animated series, a representative for Cartoon Network Canada sent The World’s Finest the following message via Facebook:

Animated shows tend to premiere on Cartoon Network Canada within the same rough time-frame as the U.S. Cartoon Network outlet, though usually after, so it’s safe to assume that we’ll be seeing a new Justice League animated series – likely the much-buzzed about and allegedly titled Justice League: Action – no later than Fall 2016. This response is another confirmation, this time from a network (though still not an “official announcement”), that a new Justice League series is on the way. Expect such an announcement from Cartoon Network in the near future.

Discuss this news here at The DC Animation Forum!

Update (10/06/15): Given how fast the Justice League animated news has spread, and the supposed validity of the above image, below is another image (the excerpt above is taken from the conversation below) of a representative from Cartoon Network Canada commenting to The World’s Finest on a new Justice League animated series:

Additionally, Cartoon Network Canada sent the following message earlier today, unprompted and likely due to how fast the word of a forthcoming Justice League series has traveled. The only altered part of the image below is the removal of contact details provided by the network.

More details will be reported as they come available. Stay tuned for further updates right here at The World’s Finest and The DC Animation Forum.

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