(March 14, 2019 – Burbank, CA) – It’ll take the unlikely unification of the Dark Knight and the Heroes in a Half-shell to overcome combined villainous forces afoot in Gotham City in the all-new, feature-length animated thriller, “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, Nickelodeon and DC, the film arrives from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting May 14, 2019, and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on June 4, 2019.
“Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will be available on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack ($39.99 SRP) and Blu-ray Combo Pack ($24.98 SRP), as well as on Digital ($19.99 HD, $14.99 SD). The 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR and a Blu-ray disc featuring the film; the Blu-ray Combo Pack features the film in hi-definition. The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Pack include a digital version of the film.
“Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” finds Gotham City reaching new levels of danger when Shredder joins forces with Ra's al Ghul to enact a nefarious plan – leading to the team-up of the Dark Knight and the Turtles to combat the combined might of the Foot Clan and League of Assassins!
The “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” all-star cast is led by Troy Baker (“Batman: Arkham Origins,” “The Last of Us”) as the voice of both Batman and the Joker – making Baker the first actor to ever play both roles in the same film. Opposite Baker are the Ninja Turtles themselves – Emmy Award/Golden Globe Award/SAG Award winner Darren Criss (“American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace,” “Glee”) as Raphael, Kyle Mooney (“Saturday Night Live”) as Michelangelo, Baron Vaughn (“Grace and Frankie”) as Donatello, and Eric Bauza (“Looney Tunes Cartoons,” “The Woody Woodpecker Show”) as Leonardo.
Other key members of the voice cast include Rachel Bloom (“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”) as Batgirl, John DiMaggio (“Adventure Time,” “Futurama”) as Mr. Freeze, Tara Strong (“Batman: The Animated Series,” “Teen Titans,” “Teen Titans Go!”) as Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy, Tom Kenny (“SpongeBob SquarePants”) as Penguin, Carlos Alazraqui (“Reno 911!”) as Bane, Cas Anvar (“The Expanse”) as Ra’s al Ghul, Keith Ferguson (“Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends”) as Baxter Stockman & Two-Face, Brian George (“Seinfeld”) as Alfred, Ben Giroux (“Hart of Dixie”) as Robin, Andrew Kishino (“The Lion Guard”) as Shredder, and Jim Meskimen (“Parks and Recreation”) as Commissioner Gordon & Scarecrow.
Jake Castorena (“The Death of Superman”) directs “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” from a script by Marly Halpern-Graser (“Mad,” “Batman Unlimited,” “Be Cool, Scooby-Doo”). The film is inspired by the comic book series “Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” by James Tynion IV and Freddie Williams II (published by DC Comics and IDW Publishing) and is based on characters from DC and Nickelodeon. Ben Jones (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “Batman: The Brave and the Bold”) is producer. Executive producers are Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan. Sam Register and Chris Viscardi are executive producers.
“Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” Enhanced Content
Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital
“Cowabunga, Batman! When Comic Worlds Collide” (Featurette) – Super hero crossovers have inspired some of the most unique comics of all time. Explore the concept of the crossover, and see the creativity that ensues when the worlds of Batman and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles meet.
“Fight Night in Gotham” (Featurette) – DC animated movies have continued to push the realism of hand-to-hand combat on-screen. Take an exciting look at both Batman’s and the Ninja Turtles’ fighting styles, and how the creators make it feel like you’re in the fight!
A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie, “Batman: Hush” – An advance look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection.
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will feature Dolby Vision HDR that dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray disc of “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will also feature a Dolby Atmos soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.
“Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.
Fans can also own “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” via purchase from digital retailers beginning May 14, 2019.
Digital Distribution Elements
On May 14, “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will be available to own in high definition and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, FandangoNow, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On June 4, “Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” will be made available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
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Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. Theatrically, WBA’s full-length film, “Teen Titans GO! to the Movies,” released on July 27, 2018. WBA’s TV series include “Teen Titans Go!,” “Unikitty!” and the upcoming DC “Super Hero Girls” and “ThunderCats Roar” for Cartoon Network; “Be Cool Scooby-Doo!,” “Bunnicula,” “Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz,” “The Tom and Jerry Show,” “New Looney Tunes,” “Wacky Races” and the upcoming “Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who?” and “Yabba Dabba Dinosaurs” for Boomerang; “Mike Tyson Mysteries” for Adult Swim; “Green Eggs and Ham” for Netflix; “Harley Quinn” and “Young Justice: Outsiders” for DC Universe; “Animaniacs” for Hulu; and the upcoming “Looney Tunes Cartoons” content initiative. As home to the iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe Animated Original Movies — for DVD, Blu-ray and digital media. 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).
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