The first official clip from the all-new Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment documentary Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics is now available. The doc, which explores the thin line between right and wrong in DC comics, features interviews with Richard Donner (Superman), Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim) and Zack Snyder (Man of Steel), while delving into the personalities of fan-favorite villains.
Hit the jump to watch the clip and for more on Necessary Evil, available on Blu-ray starting Friday, October 25th.
Here’s the first clip from Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics:
NECESSARY EVIL: SUPER-VILLAINS OF DC COMICS
NEW FEATURE-LENGTH DOCUMENTARY FROM WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT DEBUTS ON BLU-RAY™ THIS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25
Fans Applauded SRO World Premiere at New York Comic Con
Christopher Lee Narrates Film Which Features Exclusive Interviews with Richard Donner, Guillermo del Toro,Zack Snyder and More
Burbank, CA (October 16, 2013) – The ultimate rogue’s gallery takes center stage when Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) releases the new full-length documentary Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics on October 25, 2013 as a Blu-ray Combo Pack.
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics kicked off Opening Night festivities of New York Comic Con with a standing-room-only World Premiere of the documentary on Thursday, October 10, the crowd enthusiastically applauding the film’s first public screening.
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics explores the thin line between right and wrong, the nature of evil and how super-villains can reflect society’s dark side as well as our own personal fears. It also offers insight as to the reasons comic book fans are so fascinated by the very characters they hope to see defeated.
The film focuses on DC Comics’ most terrifying villains, including The Joker, Lex Luthor, Bane, Black Adam, Black Manta, Catwoman, Darkseid, Deathstroke, Doomsday, General Zod, Sinestro, the Suicide Squad, and more.
Christopher Lee, who has played the villain more times than almost any other actor, will provide his unique voice as narrator. The villains’ infamous tales will be told by directors Richard Donner (Superman), Guillermo del Toro (Pacific Rim) and Zack Snyder (Man of Steel) as well as Geoff Johns (best-selling author and DCE’s Chief Creative Officer) and other storytellers, creators and those who have crafted the personalities and profiles of the most nefarious baddies in DC Comics history.
Also included are interviews from over forty subjects, including: DC comic book writers, artists, executives, filmmakers, comic experts, critics, historians and celebrities.
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics contains footage from DC Entertainment’s animated series, TV shows, video games and live action films, as well as spotlighting hundreds of covers, pages and panels created by DC Comic’s legendary artists.