An Ancient Batman Tale Comes to Screen With Animated Batman: The Long Halloween, Part 1 Supernatural’s Jensen Ackles directs the cast as Batman / Bruce Wayne after previously voicing Jason Todd / Red Hood in Batman: Under the Red Hood in 2010
Glee star Naya Rivera who died in July is part of the ensemble’s voices Rivera has completed her voice work as Catwoman / Selina Kyle for The Long Halloween, which will be a two-part project, with part one slated to drop this spring or summer.
Other stars include Josh Duhamel as Harvey Dent, Billy Burke as James Gordon, Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone, David Dastmalchian as Calendar Man, Troy Baker as Joker, Amy Landecker as Barbara Gordon, Julie Nathanson as Gilda Dent, Jack Quaid as Alberto , Fred Tatasciore as Solomon Grundy and Alastair Duncan as Alfred Other vocal works have been performed by Frances Callier, Greg Chun, Gary Leroi Gray and Jim Pirri
Chris Palmer, known for Superman: Man of Tomorrow, directs from a script that repeats him with Man of Tomorrow screenwriter Tim Sheridan Jim Krieg and Kimberly S Moreau produces Butch Lukic is the supervising producer, with Michael Uslan and Sam Register as executive producers
The Long Halloween, by writer Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale, published 13 issues from 1996 to 1997 It told the story of a Batman early in his career and a Gotham plagued by a killer, known as Holiday, who hit once a month. The influential story, particularly its use of Harvey Dent / Two-Face, continued to help inform Dark Knight filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy and is said to have some influence on Matt Reeves’ upcoming The Batman, starring Robert Pattinson.
The project is produced by Warner Bros Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
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