Warner Bros has released the first clip from the animated version of The Dark Knight Returns Part 2, featuring Batman facing off against a large contingent of Gotham City police and their leader, new Commissioner Ellen Yindel.
The Dark Knight Returns Part 2, the next entry in the popular, ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies, is released in the States on 29 January from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment as a Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD, On Demand and for Download.
With Gotham City back under his watchful eye, and accompanied by able sidekick Robin, Batman continues to battle crime – but his resurgence awakens a far worse evil at Arkham Asylum: The Joker. In the meantime, Superman has been dispatched by the President to halt Batman’s unsanctioned reign by whatever means necessary. Between the Joker’s diabolical scheme to drag Batman to the darkest levels of insanity, and the Man of Steel’s seemingly invincible physical presence, the Dark Knight must confront adversaries and allies simultaneously while maintaining the peace in Gotham City.
Michael Emerson (Person of Interest, Lost) and Mark Valley (Human Target, Fringe) join the voice cast as The Joker and Superman, respectively. Talk show host Conan O’Brien gives voice to animated talk show host Dave Endochrine. Fanboy favorite Peter Weller (RoboCop, Dexter) continues as Bruce Wayne/Batman,with David Selby (The Social Network, Dark Shadows) as Commissioner Gordon, Ariel Winter (Modern Family) as Carrie/Robin, and Michael McKean (This Is Spinal Tap) as Dr Bartholomew Wolper.