Warner Bros. and DC have released a bunch of new stills from the upcoming Reign Of The Supermen, a new animated feature coming to cinemas next week as one half of a double feature. Packaged with the film is The Death Of Superman, DC’s’ landmark 1992-93 comic phenomenon, featuring an all-star voice cast led by Jerry O’Connell (Carter, Stand By Me), Rebecca Romijn (X-Men, The Librarians) and Rainn Wilson (The Office, The Meg) as the voices of Superman, Lois Lane and Lex Luthor, respectively.
The potent trio is joined by the DC Universe Movies’ returning voices of the Justice League: Jason O’Mara (The Man in High Castle, Terra Nova) as Batman, Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Rent, Daredevil) as Wonder Woman, Shemar Moore (S.W.A.T., Criminal Minds) as Cyborg, Nathan Fillion (Castle, ABC’s upcoming The Rookie) as Green Lantern/Hal Jordan, and Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty) as The Flash.
Here’s the plot for The Death of Superman as provided by the studio.
An Asteroid hurtles through our atmosphere and with it arrives an unstoppable force known only as Doomsday. With innocent lives threatened and Metropolis under attack, the Justice League rally to meet this otherwordly menace. But when the dust settles, only an epic showdown between superman and Doomsday can decide the fate of the Metropolis and ultimately, planet Earth!
And for Reign of the Supermen…
It’s been months since the unfathomable death of Superman, and the world is still shaken when four Super Heroes arrive in Metropolis, all battling to be the reincarnation of the Man of Steel. Even Metropolis isn’t big enough for these brawlers, it’s only a matter of time until dark forces make their moves from the shadows…
You can take a look at the images above. The double feature hits cinemas on 14th January before heading to digital download on 15th January, and then DVD and Blu-ray on 28th January. Watch the new trailer for the double feature below.