Long Halloween DC animated film announces casting

Long Halloween DC animated film announces casting

Batman: The Long Halloween interior panel.

Interior panel Batman: Le long Halloween.
Image: Tim Sale et Gregory Wright / DC Comics

The animation department of DC Comics finally takes on one of the dark knight’s greatest adventures, Le long Halloween. The voice of the 1996 classic story adaptation by Joseph «Jeph» Loeb and Tim Sale has been announced, and there are some surprises in there.

Revealed by the Hollywood Reporter, the most interesting is this Supernaturalby Jensen Ackles – who already voiced Red Hood in one of the Films Directly On Video From DC in 2010 – was given the batman hood. Additionally, late Joy Actor Naya Rivera is Catwoman, having finished recording her lines before her untimely passing last year. Additional voices include the Transformers films’ Josh Duhamel as Harvey Dent, Bosch‘s Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone, David Dastmalchian (who was one of the Joker’s morons in The black Knight and will be Polka-Dot Man in James Gunn’s The suicide squad) as Calendar Man, Troy Baker as Joker, and more.

Le long Halloween is more or less an unofficial Frank Miller sequel Batman: first year, as it takes place at the start of Dark Knight’s career as a hero, and depicts the origin of Harvey Dent’s villainous alter-ego Two-Face. Meanwhile, Batman also has to end a mob war between the notorious Falcone and Maroni criminal families, while simultaneously catching a serial killer dubbed Holiday who is sort of do not Calendar man.

The Last Halloween is big enough – and popular enough (and therefore lucrative enough) that the animated feature will be split into two volumes, the first arriving this summer.

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