DC Announces New Watchmen and Crisis on Infinite Earths Animated Movies | San Diego Comic-Con

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DC Announces New Watchmen and Crisis on Infinite Earths Animated Movies | San Diego Comic-Con

During night two of San Diego Comic-Con, Warner Bros. Discovery Entertainment held a panel and screening of it’s DC Universe animated feature Justice League: WarWorld, The all-new, feature-length film brings together DC’s “Trinity” for the first time during the Butch Lukic-helmed DC Universe Movies arc.

A panel with the films writers, director, and executive producer took place, as they discussed the current “Tomorrowverse” and fielded questions from fans. The panelist revealed that the audience should stick around after the screening for a sneak peak & they were not disappointed.

The reveal? DC animated feature adaptations of Watchmen, which will be rated R. Justice League: Crisis on Infinite Earths, which will be a follow-up to Warworld.

Crisis on Infinite Earths was the first major event book in American comics history. Produced to coincide with DC Comics’ 50th anniversary, the story attempted to condense DC Comics’ sizeable multiverse into a single reality. It is perhaps the most influential story in DC Comics history, having inspired every major event that reset the DC Universe ever since.

Watchmen is no less influential, having changed the popular view of comic books as low art aimed at children. Watchmen showed that comics could make use of literary techniques like foreshadowing and symbolism, while presenting complex stories aimed at adult readers. The film will the film will be an adaptation of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ acclaimed graphic novel, which has already inspried a live-action adaptation from Zack Snyder and an HBO sequel series.

L. Lamar Booker is Owner/CEO, Editor-in-Chief, Chief Content Officer of Up Your Geek. He hails from Philadelphia, PA. He is a writer, editor, reporter and interviewer as well, and has been covering a wide-range of pop culture and entertainment news, events and Comic-cons since 2015. Opinions expressed are my own.

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