Jensen Ackles Will Headline Batman: The Long Halloween Animated Film
Later this year, Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale’s fan favorite story, Batman: The Long Halloween, will get a two-part animated adaptation. Now, Warner Bros. Animation has announced the voice cast behind this project.
Via The Hollywood Reporter, Supernatural star Jensen Ackles will headline Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One as Batman/Bruce Wayne. Ackles previously voiced Red Hood/Jason Todd in Batman: Under the Red Hood. The late Naya Rivera provided the voice of Catwoman/Selina Kyle. Josh Duhamel also co-stars as Harvey Dent, with Billy Burke as James Gordon, Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone, and David Dastmalchian as Calendar Man.
Additionally, Troy Baker will voice Joker, with Amy Landecker as Barbara Gordon, Julie Nathanson as Gilda Dent, Jack Quaid as Alberto, Fred Tatasciore as Solomon Grundy, and Alastair Duncan as Alfred. Frances Callier, Greg Chun, Gary Leroi Gray, and Jim Pirri will also have roles in the film.
In The Long Halloween miniseries, Loeb and Sale told a story from early in Batman’s career. As Bruce Wayne’s alter ego tried to take down the mob, an enigmatic serial killer called Holiday struck once a month. It also dealt with the emergence of Two-Face and other supervillains in the city. Additionally, The Long Halloween was influential for both Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and Matt Reeves’ The Batman.
Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One will hit digital and Blu-ray in either spring or summer.
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