DC has introduced a casting alternative that you simply did not know you wanted till now, with former Baywatch and Knight Rider star David Hasselhoff on board to supply the voice of Superman in an upcoming sequence of animated shorts based mostly on the DC comics arc Dark Nights: Death Metal. The remainder of the cast was unveiled courtesy of Dark Nights: Death Metal #4, with Hasselhoff’s Superman being joined by Black Veil Brides lead singer Andy Biersack as Batman and gothic rock, doom metallic, and folks music singer/songwriter Chelsea Wolfe as Wonder Woman rounding out the DC trinity.
Along with David Hasselhoff, The Dark Nights: Death Metal voice cast additionally contains Who Framed Roger Rabbit star Charles Fleischer as The Joker and The Batman Who Laughs, Netflix’s The Punisher star Jason R. Moore as The Darkest Knight, and glam metallic band Cinderella’s drummer Fred Coury as The Flash. The shorts will even function voice work from the creatives behind the comedian guide itself, with Death Metal author Scott Snyder as Robin King, and Death Metal artist Greg Capullo as Sgt. Rock.
Composer and producer Tyler Bates has crafted the soundtrack for Death Metal together with the rating for the occasion. “I’ve invited artists on the soundtrack and pop-culture personalities alike to voice the characters illustrated in Scott and Greg’s masterful tackle basic DC characters, which probably has by no means been extra related to real-life given the difficult time the world is at present experiencing,” Bates stated in a press release. “We are all having fun with the camaraderie of working to convey a brand new dimension of those DC characters to life in a brand new medium.”
Dark Nights: Death Metal picks up following the ultimate battle between Batman and The Batman Who Laughs. With the Source Wall shattered inflicting a series of occasions that frees the villainous Perpetua from her cosmic jail, the Justice League should as soon as once more battle to not solely save the world, however actuality as we all know it.
The Dark Nights: Death Metal animated shorts are removed from Davi Hasselhoff’s first foray into the comedian guide style, with the previous Baywatch star having starred as Nick Fury in the a lot maligned Nick Fury: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. TV film on Fox, and likewise had a cameo in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
As for the broader adventures of Superman, rumors persist that Man of Steel star Henry Cavill will reprise the function on the massive display finally. The most up-to-date web buzz claimed that Cavill will certainly be returning to the massive display because the Last Son of Krypton, with the 37-year-old actor reportedly having signed a brand new deal that features three motion pictures and choices for cameos throughout different DC universe motion pictures. It has additionally been alleged that curiosity in Henry Cavill returning was sparked by the profitable announcement of The Snyder Cut, which is due for launch on HBO Max subsequent yr, with Cavill himself reportedly pitching a tackle Superman to the studio that was very effectively acquired.
DC will launch the Dark Nights: Death Metal animated shorts by way of DCDeathMetal.world and on the official DC Youtube channel. The Dark Nights: Death Metal soundtrack will comply with in early 2021.