Cover art and release date for Son of Batman revealed

Yesterday Warner Bros. Home Entertainment gave us our first look at Son of Batman with the official trailer, and now thanks to The World’s Finest we have the box art for the upcoming DC Universe Animated Original Movie, as well as an official release date of May 6th this year…

Batman is shocked to learn that not only does he have a son, but the boy’s mother is Talia, the daughter of the international overlord, Ra’s Al Ghul. Nevertheless, the Dark Knight and his willful boy (as the new Robin) becomes uneasy allies when Talia enlists a team of ninja man-bats on a criminal enterprise with international consequences.

Son of Batman is based upon ‘Batman and Son’ by Grant Morrison, and has been adapted by Joe R. Lansdale (Bubba Ho-Tep), with Ethan Spaulding directing. Featuring in the voice cast are Jason O’Mara (Justice League: War) as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Stuart Allan (Rise of the Guardians) as Damian Wayne / Robin, Morena Baccarin (Homeland) as Talia, Giancarlo Esposito (Once Upon a Time) as Ra’s Al Ghul, David McCallum (The Man from U.N.C.L.E.) as Alfred Pennyworth, Xander Berkeley (24) as Kirk Langstrom / Man-Bat and Thomas Gibson (Criminal Minds) as Deathstroke / Slade Wilson.

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