First Trailer for ‘Justice League vs. The Fatal Five’ Teases the Next DC Animated Movie

     February 7, 2019

justice-league-vs-the-fatal-five-trailerThough initially teased in a bonus feature on the Reign of the Supermen home video release, the best look at Justice League vs. The Fatal Five is now here thanks to the first official trailer. Fans of the classic Batman/Superman/Justice League animated series from the 90s and early 00s will appreciate the animation style here as it looks like it was pulled directly from those pixel-perfect series, and the core cast of those shows are back in action as well.

In the upcoming feature, the fate of the planet rests on the shoulders of a reluctant Green Lantern and an unstable hero from the future. Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman seek answers as the time-traveling trio of Mano, Persuader and Tharok terrorize Metropolis in search of budding Green Lantern, Jessica Cruz. They’re searching for Cruz as she is the key to freeing the remaining Fatal Five members, Emerald Empress and Validus, in order to carry out their sinister plan. But the Justice League discover an ally from another time in the peculiar Star Boy, whose volatile power could just be the key to thwarting the Fatal Five.

Check out the very first teaser trailer for Justice League vs The Fatal Five below, followed by the official cast and crew announcement and a collection of first-look images:

The Justice League vs. The Fatal Five all-star cast is led by Elyes Gabel (Scorpion, Game of Thrones) as Thomas Kallor/Star Boy and Diane Guerrero (Orange is the New Black, Jane the Virgin, DC Universe’s upcoming Doom Patrol) as Jessica Cruz/Green Lantern. Reprising their Justice League/Justice League Unlimited roles as Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman, respectively, are Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series, Batman: The Killing Joke), Susan Eisenberg (Injustice 2, LEGO DC Super Heroes – Aquaman: Rage of Atlantis) and George Newbern (Superman vs. The Elite, Scandal).

Providing the voices of the villainous Fatal Five are Peter Jessop (Mass Effect, Fallout 4, Resident Evil) as Tharok, Matthew Yang King (Batman Ninja, Supah Ninjas) as The Persuader, Sumalee Montano (S.W.A.T., This Is Us) as Emerald Empress, and Philip Anthony Rodriguez (Grimm, The Secret Life of the American Teenager) as Mano. (Note: Validus does not speak)

Other members of the voice cast include Daniela Bobadilla (Anger Management, The Middle) as Miss Martian, Kevin Michael Richardson (Family Guy, The Simpsons) as Mr. Terrific, Noel Fisher (Shameless, Castle Rock) as Brainiac 5, Tara Strong (Batman: The Killing Joke, Teen Titans, Teen Titans Go!) as Saturn Girl, and Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Bloodsport.

Producer Sam Liu (Reign of the Supermen, Gotham by Gaslight) also directs Justice League vs. The Fatal Five from a script by Eric Carrasco (Supergirl, Justice League Action) and Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) & Alan Burnett (Suicide Squad: Hell To Pay). The film is based on a story by Carrasco. Burnett and Krieg are also co-producers. Amy McKenna (The Death of Superman) is producer. Co-Executive Producers are Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan. Executive Producers are Sam Register and Bruce Timm (Justice League/Justice League Unlimited, Batman: The Animated Series).

The all-new entry in the popular DC Universe Movies series of animated superhero stories will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting March 30, 2019 and 4K Ultra HD & Blu-ray on April 16, 2019.

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