DC Comics and gaming fans are eagerly awaiting the Injustice Animation Film. In the world of games as in that of comics, the Injustice The screenplay has become extremely popular in recent years. When will the film be released and what do we know so far? Read on to find the latest information on the film.
The animated film “Injustice” arrives this fall
The film is scheduled to arrive on October 17. It will be available to stream on digital platforms and for purchase on Blu-ray.
As reported by IGN, it will be based on the years 2013 Injustice: Gods Among Us video game, developed by Mortal combat NetherRealm studio. It takes place in an alternate universe where the Joker sends Superman down a path of darts, causing him to kill Lois Lane. The film will also be influenced by the graphic novel based on the game, Gods Among Us: First Year, written by Tom Taylor.
In this scenario, Superman’s grief and anger pushes him to the brink of collapse and he ends up becoming a bully. It’s up to Batman and his underground insurgency to stop Supes and oppose his One Earth regime. The schism between Batman and Superman divides the superhero community.
Interestingly, this isn’t the only recent incarnation of the premise. In the Snyder Cut – Zach Snyder’s extended version of Justice League – there is an epilogue called “Knightmare”. In it, Superman (Henry Cavill) has gone dark following the death of Lois Lane, and Batman (Ben Affleck) and others attempt to stop him.
What do we know about the trailer?
So far, we haven’t seen a lot of surprises. The clues we get from the trailer stick pretty closely to the original story. We see the Joker set up the murder of Lois Lane and Superman let his rage begin to drag him down a dangerous path.
At one point, Superman announces, “What happened to Metropolis can never happen again.” Batman then says, “You’re going to throw away whatever the Justice League stands for.” Next, we see Supes blasting a field with his heat vision and shooting down a plane.
In the same way Superman: red son, Injustice is one of the most famous “Superman gone bad” stories. It will be interesting to see the film’s take on this premise and how well it harmonizes with games and comics.
Who will be in the movie?
The film will feature a pretty impressive cast. Anson Mount, who plays Captain Christopher Pike in Star Trek: Discovery and the next one Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, will play the role of Batman. And Justin Hartley, who played Green Arrow in Smallville, will play Superman.
The cast will also include Gillian Jacobs as Harley Quin. Jacobs had roles on Community, Street of fear, Star Trek: Lower Bridges, Rick and Morty, and more. Laura Bailey will play Lois Lane and Kevin Pollak will play the Joker.
Ernie Altbacker, writer of Batman: Shhh, wrote the script. And Matt Peters is the director. Peters also directed Justice League Dark: Apokolips War.
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