TRAVEL BACK IN TIME AS WARNER BROS. HOME ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES JLA ADVENTURES: TRAPPED IN TIME ON DVD MAY 20, 2014
May 13, 2014

All-New 44-Minute DC Comics Original Movie Featuring Iconic Justice League Characters

 

BURBANK, CA (May 13, 2014)– Prepare for a battle of the ages when the Justice League takes on its archenemies, the Legion of Doom, as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros Animation, and DC Entertainment unleash JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time. Packed with non-stop action, JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time comes to DVD on May 20, 2014. The all-new original movie is a thrilling film for the whole family and features some of the Justice League’s most notable members. Fans won’t want to miss this action-packed hit!

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After crafting a monumentally over-the-top plan to take over the world by expanding the polar ice caps, mastermind Lex Luthor is missing and widely presumed dead. One thousand years later, Luthor is discovered and memorialized in the Legion of Super Heroes’ museum, where the teenage super hero, Karate Kid, accidentally releases him. The museum contains both the knowledge of Superman’s secret identity and a way to time travel, in the form of the mysterious Time Trapper. Once Lex Luthor is free, he quickly sets out on a mission to permanently erase Superman from the time stream.

 

For the Justice League – Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Cyborg and Aquaman – along with Robin and teen super heroes Karate Kid and Dawnstar, the stakes have never been higher. Facing the deadliest rescue mission to date, the future lies in the hands of the Justice League as it struggles to confront its most critical challenge: the threat of having never existed!

 

“Fans of the Justice League have been very passionate about wanting to see more stories involving their favorite characters,” said Sam Register, President, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Digital Series. “Our hope with JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time is to reward that passion with the same high levels of action and storytelling that fans have come to expect in a Justice League animated film.”

 

“We are thrilled to introduce this exciting new Justice League film with the release of JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time,” said Mary Ellen Thomas, WBHE Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing and Partner Brands. “The Justice League brand is already a favorite and will continue to engage fans with its group of vibrant super heroes.”

 

JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time is directed by Giancarlo Volpe (Green Lantern: the Animated Series) from a script by Michael Ryan (Scooby-Doo! Wrestlemania Mystery). The film features the voices of Diedrich Bader (Batman), Peter Jessop (Superman), Jason Spisak (Flash), Grey DeLisle Griffin (Wonder Woman), Dante Basco (Karate Kid), Laura Bailey (Dawnstar), Corey Burton (Time Trapper), Kevin Michael Richardson (Black Manta, Solomon Grundy), Fred Tatasciore (Lex Luthor), Travis Willingham (Gorilla Grodd), Avery Kidd Waddell (Cyborg), Liam O’Brien (Aquaman), Thomas Gibis (Toyman), Erica Luttrell (Cheetah), Michael Donovan (Bizarro) and Jack DeSena (Robin).  

 

JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time Enhanced Content includes 2 bonus cartoons from the DC Comics Vault:

  • The All – New Super Friends Hour: The Mysterious Time Creatures
  • Super Friends: Elevator to Nowhere

 

About Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Inc.:

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video, digital distribution, interactive entertainment, technical operations and anti-piracy businesses in order to maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc and DVD) and digital media in the form of electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and mobile channels, and is a significant developer and publisher for console and online video game titles worldwide. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail partners and licensees, as well as directly to consumers through WBShop.com.

 

About DC Entertainment:

DC Entertainment, home to iconic brands DC Comics (Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash, etc.), Vertigo (Sandman, Fables, etc.) and MAD, is the creative division charged with strategically integrating across Warner Bros. and Time Warner.  DC Entertainment works in concert with many key Warner Bros. divisions to unleash its stories and characters across all media, including but not limited to film, television, consumer products, home entertainment, and interactive games.  Publishing thousands of comic books, graphic novels and magazines each year, DC Entertainment is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world.

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and ©DCComics.

 

About Warner Bros. Animation

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing both CG and traditionally animated projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. For TV, WBA produces series such as Beware the Batman, Teen Titans Go!, The Tom and Jerry Show and the upcoming Be Cool Scooby-Doo! and Wabbit – A Looney Tunes Production for Cartoon Network; original animated DC Nation shorts for Cartoon Network; and the forthcoming Mike Tyson Mysteries series for Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim. As the home of the iconic animated characters from the DC Comics, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD. One of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

Daniel Pickett
Daniel “Julius Marx” Pickett has been around toys his whole life. The first line he ever collected was Mego’s World’s Greatest Super Heroes line back in the 70s. He has been surrounded by collectables ever since. In 1999 he was confounded by a lack of information and news about some of his favorite toy lines he was collecting. Since he couldn’t find the information he decided to pursue it himself thinking other people might also be interested in the same news. He started writing a weekly column on the toy industry and action figure for a toy news site and in a years time he tripled the sites daily traffic with his updates, reviews and product features. He built relationships with every major toy manufacturer and many sculptors, painters and mold makers. He grew his hobby into a world wide expertise that the industry has embraced. In 2004 he teamed up with his toy buddy Jason “ToyOtter” Geyer and they created their own website www.ActionFigureInsider.com. Daniel has been quoted in both industry and mass media press outlets. Over the years Daniel and AFi have been sought out as experts in the field. Daniel was regularly featured on “Attack of the Show” on the G4 network as the primary contributor to their “Mint On Card” segment, and our front page has been linked to from USA Today’s “Pop Candy” Blog twice. Daniel’s content has also been featured on MSNBC.com, Wired.com, Fark.com, Boing-Boing, Gizmodo.com, Ain’t It Cool News, the Official Star Wars blog, Geekologie, G4, CNet and Toy Fare magazine, among many others. He has consulted on toy lines, books, documentaries and TV shows. But all of that really just sounds snooty and “tootin’ his own horn” – the long and short of it is that Daniel loves toys and he LOVES talking about them.
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4 Comments »

  • bnjmnrlyr says:

    Wasn’t this released exclusive to Target a few months back? I know we even had a thread about it at one point wondering if it was the start of some new line or a toy tie-in or …?

    • Andre Lacelle says:

      I think it is based off the new DC Total Heroes Figure series. It was a Target Exclusive in the US. It was never released in Canada. I’m hoping this is the first of a series cause I really liked it, and it has a lot of potential.

  • demoncat_4 says:

    interesting to see this thing rereleased being a target exclusive espically when the lastest dc animated thing was batman and son. guess some one at time warners wanted to fill some time between dc releases and maybe drum up support for a new toyline

  • Rick Johnson says:

    This was a decent little short film with an updated SUPERFRIENDS vibe to it (even has a cameo of Wendy and Marvin). I would like to see them continue with more of these. However, put them on blu-ray please!! I hate buying dvd’s.

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