Batman: The trailer for Long Halloween Part One is falling

Warner Bros. Animation has released the trailer for Part 1 of its animated adaptation Batman: The long Halloween. The film is slated for digital and Blu-ray release sometime this summer. Part 2 will be published in the fall. Check out the exclusive IGN trailer in the player below!

Jensen Ackles (Supernatural) debuts as Batman / Bruce Wayne, the actor who previously voiced in The Red Hood / Jason Todd Batman: Under the red hood. Selina Kyle / Catwoman is voiced by the late Naya Rivera (joy). The film plays Josh Duhamel (Transformer) as Harvey Dent, Billy Burke (dusk) as James Gordon, Titus Welliver (Deadwood) as Carmine Falcone, David Dastmalchian (The suicide squad) as Calendar Man, Troy Baker (Batman: Arkham Knight) as Joker, Amy Landecker (Transparent) as Barbara Gordon, Julie Nathanson (Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War) as Gilda Dent, Jack Quaid (The young) as Alberto, Fred Tatasciore (family Guy) as Solomon Grundy and Alastair Duncan (Batman Unlimited franchise) returns as Alfred.

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The classic by Tim Sale and Jeff Loeb The long Halloween follows Batman in his early days as a vigilante. After a string of murders began on Halloween, Batman teams up with Police Captain James Gordon and District Attorney Harvey Dent. They team up to defeat The Roman, the patriarch of the notorious Falcone family, but as more and more holiday murders begin, they discover that it is also a serial killer. The animated film explores this highly anticipated storyline, which is also said to have inspired Matt Reeves’ The Batman.

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Director Chris Palmer (Superman: Tomorrow’s Man) Helmets Batman: The Long Halloween: Part One based on a script by Tim Sheridan (Superman: Tomorrow’s Man). It is produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. Jim Krieg is the producer (Batman: Gotham from Gaslight) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Batman versus Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). Butch Lukic (Superman: Tomorrow’s Man) is a supervising producer. Michael Uslan and Sam Register Executive Produce.