There's been rumors of a Flashpoint animated movie for some time. Earlier this month it was confirmed and more information has been released.
DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation will release the movie on July 30, 2013 on Blu-ray combo pack (including UltraViolet), DVD and Digital Download. Similar to previous releases, the movie will have a PG-13 rating.
The official description is as follows:
When time travel allows a past wrong to be righted for Flash and his family, the event’s temporal ripples prove disastrous, creating a fractured, alternate reality where the Justice League never formed, and even Superman is nowhere to be found. Amidst a new world being ravaged by a fierce war between Wonder Woman’s Amazons and Aquaman’s Atlanteans, Flash must team with a grittier, more violent Batman and government agent Cyborg to restore the continuity of Flash’s original timeline.
The voice cast includes Justin Chambers (Grey’s Anatomy) and Kevin McKidd (Grey’s Anatomy), the voices of Barry Allen/Flash and Thomas Wayne/Batman, respectively, Michael B. Jordan (Fruitvale, Friday Night Lights, Chronicle) as Cyborg, C. Thomas Howell (Southland, The Outsiders) as Thawne/Professor Zoom, Nathan Fillion (Castle) as Hal Jordan/Green Lantern, Ron Perlman (Hellboy) as Slade and Deathstroke, Dana Delany (Body of Proof) as Lois Lane, Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride) as Aquaman, Danny Huston (Magic City) as General Lane and Sam Daly (The Office, The Daly Show) as Superman. There cast also includes the one and only Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series) as Batman.
Sounds like that's all we need to know. Screenwriter Jim Krieg will adapt the Geoff Johns/Andy Kubert story, Jay Oliva (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns) is the director and James Tucker (Superman: Unbound) is producing.
The release will also feature over three hours of special features.
A Flash in Time: Are there other dimensions? Can time travel get us there? And if The Flash existed, could he really travel through time? Interviews with experts in mythology, theoretical physics and top DC writers will examine the science and legacy of the storytelling behind the fiction.
My Favorite Villians! The Flash Bad Guys: Acclaimed DC Comics writer Geoff Johns and others share their favorite Flash villains in this short film that gives viewers a glimpse into the Flash’s world through the eyes of some of the nefarious characters he has encountered over the past 70 years!
A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe animated movie:. An in-depth look into the next DC Animated feature film, spotlighting the cast and crew.
From the DC Comics Vault: Bonus cartoon episodes
The Flashpoint Paradox Audio Commentary
Mark your calendars. This sounds like it's going to be great.