First Look at 'Son of Batman' Animated Movie

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Posted by k4tzm4n (36406 posts) - - Show Bio

Justice League: War is so close we can almost smell Darkseid (spoiler alert: he smells terrible), but now DC/Warner Bros. has released a first look at another animated movie: Son of Batman. Our sister site, TV Guide, has the exclusive trailer and we've taken some screen grabs for your eyes to enjoy (click here to view the trailer). Also, it looks like the video has hit youtube, so we've added it below.

Inspired by Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert's 2006 story, Son of Batman introduces Damian Wayne, the child of Bruce Wayne and Talia al Ghul, into the animated world. Deathstroke has allegedly killed Ra's al Ghul and aims to take over the League of Assassins. Talia reaches out to Batman for help and she reveals to him the two had a child. Here's the cast for this one.

  • Batman: Jason O'Mara
  • Damian Wayne: Stuart Allan
  • Talia: Morrena Baccarin
  • Ra's al Ghul: Giancarlo Esposito
  • Deathstroke: Thomas Gibson
  • Alfred Pennyworth: David McCallum
  • Man-Bat: Xander Berkeley

Son of Batman will come out this spring and Justice League: War will be available to purchase Feb. 4.

Source: TV Guide

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#1 Posted by Drewyetti (67 posts) - - Show Bio

Finally!!! well it's about time

#2 Posted by patrat18 (8800 posts) - - Show Bio

Holy F yes.

#4 Edited by Jayc1324 (9346 posts) - - Show Bio

Jason O'Mara will do a good job as batman I think, but its always a little disappointing finding out Kevin Conroy won't be voicing batman

#5 Edited by fACEmelter88 (609 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty cool I'll have to back and read the arc because I don't remember most of the story, was Deathstroke even in it?

#6 Posted by Nefilim927 (357 posts) - - Show Bio

WHAATT?? Gustavo Fring to play Ra's al Guhl?!

#8 Posted by The_Vein (167 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't like Damian's voice. Otherwise it looks groovy.

#9 Posted by Avenger85 (1602 posts) - - Show Bio

WTF, They made Deathstroke Batman's whipping boy again...

#10 Posted by k4tzm4n (36406 posts) - - Show Bio

WHAATT?? Gustavo Fring to play Ra's al Guhl?!

Sorta fitting since he only had one eye when he departed Breaking Bad :D

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#11 Edited by darkrider (438 posts) - - Show Bio

yes yes this will be another great animated movie from dc

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#12 Posted by patrat18 (8800 posts) - - Show Bio

@k4tzm4n said:

@nefilim927 said:

WHAATT?? Gustavo Fring to play Ra's al Guhl?!

Sorta fitting since he only had one eye when he departed Breaking Bad :D

Well played.

#13 Posted by PunyParker (8950 posts) - - Show Bio

  • Deathstroke: Thomas Gibson

@deathstroke19 Whadayathink?!

  • Batman: Jason O'Mara

So this is the New WB Batman,from now on?!.......(it's the same guy from JL:War,if im correct.)

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#14 Posted by Nahuel (391 posts) - - Show Bio

Hell yeah!

Guys Fring for Ras? Sweet!

#15 Posted by TommytheHitman (2865 posts) - - Show Bio

@k4tzm4n said:

@nefilim927 said:

WHAATT?? Gustavo Fring to play Ra's al Guhl?!

Sorta fitting since he only had one eye when he departed Breaking Bad :D

HA! It's funny cause I only watched that episode recently. He kinda reminded me of Two Face from the Dark Knight.

#16 Edited by MrTummyTumms (315 posts) - - Show Bio

Pretty cool I'll have to back and read the arc because I don't remember most of the story, was Deathstroke even in it?

Nope, but I do like that they change stuff around a bit for the movies.

#17 Posted by Rixec (351 posts) - - Show Bio

F-in a... that was beautiful.

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#18 Posted by bladewolf (611 posts) - - Show Bio

Sweet!

#19 Edited by AllStarSuperman (20007 posts) - - Show Bio
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#20 Posted by Shika1Dude (111 posts) - - Show Bio

yes yes yes YESSSS!!

#21 Edited by RulerOfThisUniverse (6129 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool.

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#22 Posted by ShadowSwordmaster (12112 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice.

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#23 Edited by 2cool4fun (1360 posts) - - Show Bio

Am I the only one here who's pissed at the fact that "Tim" has not been in a seingle animated movie so far, yet we are already animating Damian...

Oh well, on the bright side...DEATHSTROKE!!!!

#24 Posted by RulerOfThisUniverse (6129 posts) - - Show Bio

I guess I need to read the book now.

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#25 Posted by Z3RO180 (6310 posts) - - Show Bio

WOO HOOOO

#26 Edited by 2cool4fun (1360 posts) - - Show Bio

@2cool4fun:

Though kind of sad he's being portrayed as such an evil guy, yet on the other hand he killed Ra's kidnapped Talia & defeated a bunch of other people from the league of assassins. How cool is that? You better not let Damian best him in a 1v1!!

And that art & animation is so good, always happy to see art similar to YG.

#27 Edited by cobra88king8 (337 posts) - - Show Bio

@2cool4fun: The problem is the only story big enough that I can see them doing with Tim playing a major role is Identity Crisis and there's no way they'd do that story due to the nature of what happens to Sue. I mean Dick hasn't really been in a animated movie yet. Sure he was in Red Hood but frankly they could have cut him out entirely and that movie would have been the exact same.

#28 Posted by MrMazz (1140 posts) - - Show Bio

This looks a lot better than I thought it would be. Kinda bummed that Ron PErlman isn't voicing Deathstroke but eh I'll deal. More importantly Gian Carlo Esposito is the voiceo of Ra's Al Ghul.

#29 Edited by batmannflash (6189 posts) - - Show Bio

this looks awesome!

I think Damian's voice is going to be annoying though

#30 Posted by Mucklefluga (2513 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm scared to hear Damian's voice.

#31 Edited by SilverPool (1126 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm excited.

#32 Edited by asjmooney (131 posts) - - Show Bio

F yes! So much more excited for this than for War.

#33 Posted by Lvenger (18328 posts) - - Show Bio

This does look better than I thought it would, all things considered with how crummy Justice League War looks. The voice actor for Batman sounds better here than he does in War. Not too shabby an adaptation of the source material though Deathstroke taking over is a bit of a stretch and a clear play on more action. Still, Damian looks awesome, it's well animated and it sounds good. I still need to read that Batman and Son arc though since it's the only thing of Morrison's Batman run I haven't read besides his New 52 Batman Inc.

#34 Posted by Perfect 10 (972 posts) - - Show Bio

waiting for the movie before i get hyped up. as long as it more damian than batman i will be a happy robinite

#35 Edited by Scarlet_Spider_Forever (104 posts) - - Show Bio

Its a cool idea.... But why.

#36 Posted by Nightwing_Beyond (153 posts) - - Show Bio

This movie is making my imagination run wild. I can't stop imagining scenes with Damian looking at Tim with disgust and calling him, "Drake" in a demeaning tone. I also imagine a little cut after the credits with Damian meeting Dick Grayson where D.G. says "We should team up sometime!", then in big letters, Battle for the Cowl in 2015 appears on screen. It won't happen but, I can dream.

#37 Posted by 2cool4fun (1360 posts) - - Show Bio

@lvenger: Wait so deathstroke is not in the original comic?

#38 Posted by Wardishy (546 posts) - - Show Bio

I haven't actually read 'Batman and Son' yet. I do own Morrison's three Batman and Robin volumes though.

I like Damian, and from the trailer this movie looks like it's going to be great. Count me in.

#39 Edited by Lvenger (18328 posts) - - Show Bio

@2cool4fun: No he doesn't make any appearance whatsoever though he does show up later in Morrison's Batman run. But no, not in the source material this film is adapted from.

#40 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (6023 posts) - - Show Bio

@k4tzm4n said:

@nefilim927 said:

WHAATT?? Gustavo Fring to play Ra's al Guhl?!

Sorta fitting since he only had one eye when he departed Breaking Bad :D

hahaha

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#41 Edited by k4tzm4n (36406 posts) - - Show Bio

WTF, They made Deathstroke Batman's whipping boy again...

What about this trailer implies Deathstroke won't be given a good amount of respect? He's allegedly killed Ra's, yet we see Ra's blocking multiple bullets like a boss. Just because he'll probably lose in the end doesn't automatically equate to him being treated like a "whipping boy."

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#42 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (6023 posts) - - Show Bio

DC Animation never stops being AWESOME!

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#43 Posted by Jonez120 (3669 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks great! My one complaint being that Ra's looks like Krusty the Clown...

#44 Posted by Avenging-X-Bolt (12518 posts) - - Show Bio

@2cool4fun: I feel the same way. I'd hold out for a Teen Titans movie with Tim in the lead,but they'd just base it on the New 52.

#45 Edited by PunyParker (8950 posts) - - Show Bio

Why is Batman in his JL:War look...aka New52?!...

And when are we gonna see the Arkham an.movie footage....cant wait for this.

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#46 Posted by Guardiandevil83 (5280 posts) - - Show Bio

DC hasnt slacked once in their animated films unless you count Last Frontier. So im looking forward to this.

#47 Posted by Oscars94 (2325 posts) - - Show Bio

YES!

#48 Posted by fallbrigade (100 posts) - - Show Bio

Sooo no more Kevin Conroy as Bats? :( :(

Excited about this though, for sure!

#49 Edited by Deranged Midget (17599 posts) - - Show Bio

Jason O'Mara is the new voice of Batman eh? I can definitely dig it!

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#50 Posted by Giovanni_Di_Guerra (22 posts) - - Show Bio

Every now and then I complain that DC are always making Batman movies, but then I remember, it's cos they're just so good! Can't wait for this

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