Big news came out today for the upcoming DC animated feature “Batman vs Robin” which is a follow-up from last years animated film “Son of Batman”. Not much has been revealed on the storyline of Batman vs Robin but will incorporate certain elements from the “Court of Owls” storyline set in the Batman comics early in the New 52 reboot written by Scott Snyder and drawn by Greg Capullo.  The cast will also feature a voice well known to the Batman universe who voiced Batman in the original Batman animated series, Batman Arkham games, and other Bat projects. The cast reveals as follows:

Jason O’Mara: Bruce Wayne/Batman

Stuart Allen: Damian Wayne/Robin

Sean Maher: Dick Grayson/Nightwing

David McCallum: Alfred

Jeremy Sisto: Talon

Grey Griffen: Samantha

“Weird Al” Yankovic: Dollmaker

Robin Atkin Downes: Grandmaster

Peter Onorati: Draco

Kevin Conroy: Thomas Wayne

Jay Oliva who is the storyboard artist for “Batman v Superman” and was the lead on other DC animated features will be directing the project, script by J.M. DeMatteis, and produced by James Tucker. Batman vs Robin will release sometime later this year and will have it’s world premiere at WonderCon 2015, which runs on April3-5.

 

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