Warner Bros. has launched a brand new clip from Batman: The Lengthy Halloween, Half Two. The brand new scene heralds the arrival of the movie on digital Tuesday, with a Blu-ray launch to comply with on August 10.
The scene finds Harvey Dent (voiced by Josh Duhamel) on the run after having his face burned with acid. Within the sewers of Gotham Metropolis, he encounters Solomon Grundy (voiced by Fred Tatasciore), one of many extra enigmatic members of Batman’s iconic rogues gallery. Grundy affords him a pile of lifeless rats, however Dent sees in Grundy a attainable future for himself, main him to marvel, “can a person lead two lives?”
Whereas the movie is customized from Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale‘s beloved 1996 collection Batman: The Lengthy Halloween, the forged famous some key departures from the supply materials of their current Comedian-Con@House panel. This scene, which comes from the penultimate chapter of the comedian, does change the tone, swapping brutal violence for quiet foreboding, however the takeaway is essentially the identical: Harvey Dent, already questioning his personal morality, resolves to be “reborn” beneath Gotham, brandishing his darkish facet in essentially the most literal method attainable. It’s a pivotal second for his character and the bigger story, and is carried off fantastically right here.
The clip doesn’t supply a lot perception into the R-rating for the movie, which was largely notable as a result of the primary half was solely rated PG-13. Holding again the violence right here may fit to make it all of the extra impactful when it’s deployed on the story’s climax, utilizing our personal expectations of cold animation to lull us right into a false sense of safety. Followers of the unique comics definitely understand how bloody the story will get.
The movie duology is written by Tim Sheridan and directed by Chris Palmer. The 2 beforehand collaborated on 2020’s Superman: Man of Tomorrow. The voice forged additionally contains Jensen Ackles as Batman, Billy Burke as James Gordon, Julie Nathanson as Gilda Dent, Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone, Troy Baker because the Joker, and the late Naya Rivera as Catwoman.
Batman: The Lengthy Halloween was produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC. Half Two is obtainable on Digital now, and can be launched on Blu-ray starting August 10.
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