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Trailer Drops for ‘Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham’

The Lovecraftian DC animated film, featuring a 1920’s Gotham, will be available to own March 28 on Digital, 4K and Blu-ray.

It’s a lucky day for Lovecraft and DC fans alike. Warner Bros. Entertainment has dropped a trailer for Lovecraftian DC animated film Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham, as well as an official release date. 

Inspired by the comic book series by Mike Mignola, Richard Pace and Troy Nixey, the film finds explorer Bruce Wayne accidentally unleashing an ancient evil, expediting his return to Gotham City after a two-decade hiatus. The logic/science-driven Batman must battle Lovecraftian supernatural forces threatening the sheer existence of Gotham, along the way being aided and confronted by reimagined versions of his well-known allies and enemies, including Green Arrow, Ra’s al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Killer Croc, Two-Face, James Gordon and Bruce’s beloved wards. Prepare for a mystical, often terrifying Batman adventure unlike any other.

Watch the spooky trailer featuring a 1920’s Gotham now:

The upcoming film features David Giuntoli as Batman, Patrick Fabian as Harvey Dent, Christopher Gorham as Oliver Queen, and Emily O’Brien as Talia al Ghul. Also lending their voice talents are Tati Gabrielle as Kai Li Cain; John DiMaggio as James Gordon; Brian George as Alfred; Karan Brar as Sanjay “Jay” Tawde; David Dastmalchian as Grendon; Navid Negahban as Ra’s al Ghul; Tim Russ as Lucius Fox; Matthew Waterson as Jason Blood/Etrigan; Jeffrey Combs as Kirk Langstrom; William Salyers as Cobblepot; Gideon Adlon as Oracle; Darin De Paul as Thomas Wayne; and Jason Marsden as Dick Grayson and Young Bruce Wayne.

The collaborative project from Warner Bros. Animation, DC, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment is co-directed by Sam Liu and Christopher Berkeley, with a script by Jase Ricci. Liu also produces alongside Jim Krieg and Kimberly S. Moreau under executive producers Sam Register and Michael Uslan.

Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham will be available on March 28 to purchase digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play and Vudu, while the 4K Ultra HD and Blu-Ray Discs will be available to purchase online and in-store at major retailers. Pre-orders are open now.

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