All New DC Universe Animation – Superman: Unbound

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Not to be mistaken with Django: Unchained. No D is silent.

Not to be mistaken with Django: Unchained. No D is silent.

The Man of Steel is back for another round of action in the new feature Superman: Unbound!

There is an unstoppable force blowing through the galaxy, destroying planets and only leaving destruction, and it’s next stop is Earth. Usually we would be lucky to have Superman around to save the day but this time Superman might not be enough…

The Official Synopsis:

Based on the Geoff Johns/Gary Frank 2008 release “Superman: Brainiac,” SUPERMAN: UNBOUND finds the Man of Steel aptly handling day-to-day crime while helping acclimate Supergirl to Earth’s customs and managing Lois Lane’s expectations for their relationship. Personal issues take a back seat when the horrific force responsible for the destruction of Krypton – Brainiac – begins his descent upon Earth. Brainiac has crossed the universe, collecting cities from interesting planets – including Supergirl’s home city of Kandor – and now the all-knowing, ever-improving android has his sights fixed on Metropolis. Superman must summon all of his physical and intellectual resources to protect his city, the love of his life and his newly-arrived cousin.

The mix between Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation have really brought out the big guns this time round, not only in animation and story but with a stellar cast to go with it!

Matt Bomer (White Collar) is to play Superman, John Noble (Fringe, The Lord Of The Rings) as Brainiac, Stana Katic (Castle) as Lois Lane and Molly Quinn (Castle) as Supergirl and so many more great actors, let alone voice actors. Golden Globe Award Winners like Frances Conroy (Six Feet Under) as Ma Kent, Wade Williams (The Dark Knight Rises) as Perry White, Diedrich Bader (The Drew Carey Show) as Steve Lombard, Stephen Root (Boardwalk Empire) as Zor-El and Alexander Gould (Weeds) as Jimmy Olsen.

You two are just super gals!

You two are just super gals!

A great deal of the writers and producers that have worked on series’ like Batman: The Brave and The Bold and Batman: The Dark Knight Returns are also to be working heavily on this feature.

The movie will be released on both DVD and Blu-Ray with the Blu-Ray featuring a whole lot of awesome extras:

A Sneak Peek at Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie.

Featurette – “Kandor: History of the Bottle City” – An all-new featurette. Kandor: a peaceful scientific community dedicated toward the preservation of all that is good on Krypton, the home world of Superman. That is, until the city was ripped from its world and placed into a small glass bottle! This is the short story highlighting the shrunken city of Kandor. Its history just as fascinating as it is unique, here is how it ties in directly with the Man of Tomorrow.

Featurette – “Brainiac: Technology and Terror” – An all-new featurette. Mostly machine, but part sentient being, Brainiac steals cities and destroys worlds. Is he the most vile of Superman’s villainous foes? Experience the Brainiac mythology and find out why Superman barely stands a chance!

Audio Commentary – Featuring members of the creative team: Mike Carlin, Bob Goodman and James Tucker.

Four bonus episodes from Superman: The Animated Series (“The Last Son of Krypton, Part 1”; “New Kids in Town”; and “Little Girl Lost, Parts 1 & 2”), all handpicked by producer Alan Burnett.

Digital Comic – Excerpt from the graphic novel Superman: Brainiac by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank.

Front cover art for the DVD and Blu-ray releases

Front cover art for the DVD and Blu-ray releases

The Home Entertainment on Blu-ray will cost $24.95 and the DVD will cost $19.95 both are available now. It will also be available for digital download and is slated for release on June the 26th of this year so keep your laser-shooting eyes open for this super release!

 

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