February 4, 2021
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the DC Comics-based animated superhero movie Justice Society: World War II for digital sellthrough April 27, and on Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray May 11.
The 42nd entry in the DC Universe line of animated movies finds The Flash (voiced by Matt Bomer), prior to the formation of the Justice League, speeding back in time to find the Golden Age’s top superhero team, the Justice Society of America, locked in an epic battle against the Nazis.
Led by Wonder Woman (Stana Katic), the group includes Hourman (Matthew Mercer), Black Canary (Elysia Rotaru), Hawkman (Omid Abtahi), Steve Trevor (Chris Diamantopoulos) and the Golden Age Flash, Jay Garrick (Armen Taylor).
The voice cast also includes Geoffrey Arend as Charles Halstead/Advisor, Liam McIntyre as Aquaman, Keith Ferguson as Dr. Fate, Ashleigh LaThrop as Iris West, and Darin De Paul as Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
The home video release also includes the new DC Showcase animated short film Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth! The character created by the legendary Jack Kirby comes to life as Kamandi, the last civilized teenage boy on a post-apocalyptic Earth ruled by talking animals, and his friends Prince Tuftan of the Tiger Kingdom and humanoid mutant Ben Boxer are kidnapped by a gorilla cult dedicated to finding the reincarnation of their god. Golgan, the cult’s leader, puts Kamandi’s team through a series of deadly tests to find if any of them know the secret of The Mighty One.
Other bonus materials include the featurette “Adventures in Storytelling: Justice Society: World War II,” in which the film’s creative minds chat about making the film; bonus episodes of the “Justice League” animated series, “Legends, Part One” and “Legends, Part Two”; a sneak peek at the next DC Universe movie, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One; and previously released preview featurettes about the earlier DC movies Justice League vs. Teen Titans and Wonder Woman: Bloodlines.