Warner Bros. Animation – via IGN – has just released this first trailer for the upcoming Superman: Red Son animated film. Due for release in 2020 the film adapts the comic book of the same name from from writer Mark Millar and artists Dave Johnson and Kilian Plunkett.
Watch as the Elseworlds tale unravels when Kal-El’s shuttle lands in Russia rather than the US and Superman grows up in a very different world inhabited by some very familiar faces.
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The cast of the latest direct-to-video film includes Jason Isaacs (Batman: Under the Red Hood) as Superman; Diedrich Bader (Batman: Brave and the Bold) as Lex Luthor; Amy Acker (Angel) as Lois Lane; Vanessa Marshall (Star Wars Rebels) as Wonder Woman; Phil Morris (Doom Patrol) as James Olsen; Paul Williams (Goliath) as Brainiac; Sash Roiz (Grimm) and Phil LaMarr (Supergirl) as Hal Jordan and Jon Stewart; and Roger Graig Smith (Arkham Origins) as Batman.
Red Son‘ will also introduce a number of Cold War-era figures seen in the source material. Travis Willingham (Batman: Bad Blood) will voice John F. Kennedy and Superior Man, while William Sayers (Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders) will voice Joseph Stalin, and Ave Zoli will voice Svetlana.
Superman: Red Son is slated to drop in early 2020.