Last month it was announced that Warner Bros. will be bringing the animated movies The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen to U.S. theaters, and now we have word that the double-bill will also be screening in UK cinemas for one night only on January 14th 2019.
The two-part film is an animated adaptation of “The Death of Superman,” DC’s’ landmark 1992-93 comic phenomenon, and features an all-star voice cast led by Jerry O’Connell (Stand By Me), Rebecca Romijn (X-Men) and Rainn Wilson (The Meg) as the voices of Superman, Lois Lane and Lex Luthor, respectively.
Here’s the official synopses for the two movies:
The Death of Superman
An Asteroid hurtles through our atmosphere and with it arrives an unstoppable force known only as Doomsday. With innocent lives threatened and Metropolis under attack, the Justice League rally to meet this otherwordly menace. But when the dust settles, only an epic showdown between superman and Doomsday can decide the fate of the Metropolis and ultimately, planet Earth!
Reign of the Supermen
It’s been months since the unfathomable death of Superman, and the world is still shaken when four Super Heroes arrive in Metropolis, all battling to be the reincarnation of the Man of Steel. Even Metropolis isn’t big enough for these brawlers, it’s only a matter of time until dark forces make their moves from the shadows…