The Death of Superman animated movie now available on Blu-ray and DVD

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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released the new DC animated film, The Death of Superman, which is now available on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD. Based on the iconic DC crossover event, Superman will go up against Doomsday, who wants to destroy everything in his path, and that includes the Justice League.

DC Universe Movies previously released Superman: Doomsday, which was also based on the same comic book crossover, but it was a 75-minute movie that had to focus on a smaller storyline. With The Death of Superman, the team is able to spread the story out into two parts, with the second film coming out in 2019 called Reign of the Supermen. The films also bring in more moments and characters from the comic book event.

Synopsis: The Death of Superman ultimately finds Superman in a fight to the finish when the Man of Steel becomes the only hero who can stand in the way of the monstrous creature Doomsday and his unstoppable rampage of destruction.

The film features Jerry O’Connell (Sliders) as the voice of Superman, Rebecca Romijn (X-Men) as Lois Lane, Rainn Wilson (The Office) as Lex Luthor, Jason O’Mara (The Man in High Castle) as Batman, Rosario Dawson (Sin City, Netflix’s Daredevil) as Wonder Woman, Shemar Moore (S.W.A.T., Criminal Minds) as Cyborg, Nathan Fillion (Castle) as Green Lantern/Hal Jordan, and Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs, Ugly Betty) as The Flash.

The film is co-directed by Sam Liu (Gotham by Gaslight, Teen Titans: The Judas Contract) and Jake Castorena (Justice League Action) from a script by Peter J. Tomasi (Green Lantern: Emerald Knights).

Here’s the list of extras from the Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray.

  • The Death of Superman: The Brawl That Topped Them All (Featurette) – Experience the battle between Superman and Doomsday like never before as creators of the iconic comic and the new film explore the nuances of “The Greatest Fight” with the help of a martial arts expert.
  • A Sneak Peek at DC Universe’s Next Animated Movie, Reign of the Supermen – An exciting look at the next film in the two-part saga that brings the epic and emotional story of a world without the Man of Steel to life.
  • From the DC Comics Vault: Legion of Superheroes, “Dark Victory: Part 1” – After eliminating Imperiex, Brainiac 5 takes over his army and plans to take over the universe. With Superman thought to be dead, the other Legionnaires must stop him before it is too late!
  • From the DC Comics Vault: Legion of Superheroes, “Dark Victory: Part 2” – The Legion faces Imperiex in a final battle, while a traitor lurks in their midst.

Check out the clip from the film below where Superman fights Doomsday.

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