Batman: The Long Halloween Cast Guide
DC Universe Animated Original Movies continues to expand and its latest title is Batman: The Long Halloween – Part 1, which will bring a number of interesting characters from the world of Batman – and here is each of them. Following in the footsteps of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and other two-part animated films, the limited-edition Batman: The Long Halloween comic takes a live-action video split to make it as faithful as possible to original material.
Batman: The Long Halloween was announced during the Superman: Man of Tomorrow panel at the DC Fandome event in August 2020 and is based on the comic book mini-series of the same name written by Jeph Loeb with the art of Tim Sale. The story takes place in the early days of Batman in the fight against crime in Gotham City, where a mysterious murderer commits his crimes on vacation, one every month, earning the name of Holiday With the help of Prosecutor Harvey Dent and Captain James Gordon, Batman fights against the diary as he tries to figure out who will be the next Victim of the Holiday – meanwhile, there is a crime war between two of Gotham’s most powerful families (Maroni and Falcone). Long Halloween is also based on the presence of other villains from the Batman universe, such as Calendar Man, Catwoman, Joker and others.
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Batman: Long Halloween is a favorite story for fans that has received many accolades over the years thanks to its darker atmosphere. The story influenced other Batman productions, most notably Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight and the fourth season of the Gotham TV series, and a film adaptation was long overdue, even if it was live-to-video. While the release date has not yet been revealed, the voice cast has already been announced and includes many well-known names, including one that fans will be happy to hear for one last time. Here is every confirmed character in Batman: The Long Halloween.
Jensen Ackles as Batman
Jensen Ackles casts his voice for Bruce Wayne / Batman in The Long Halloween. Ackles is best known for his role as Dean Winchester in The CW’s Supernatural and also played Eric Brady in Days of Our Lives, Alec McDowell / X5-494 in Dark Angel, CJ Braxton in Dawson’s Creek, Jason Teague in Smallville and will play Soldier Boy in The Boys season 3. Ackles is no stranger to the Batman world, as he voiced Jason Todd / Red Hood in Batman: Under the Red Hood, so The Long Halloween is an upgrade as he now plays Caped Crusader himself.
Naya Rivera as Selina Kyle / Catwoman
Selina Kyle is voiced by Naya Rivera, marking her final role. Naya Rivera remembers best playing Santana Lopez in Glee and has appeared in many other TV shows either in reruns or in supporting roles, such as The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Baywatch, Even Stevens, The Bernie Mac Show and Devious Maids. Naya Rivera passed away in July 2020 and Selina Kyle / Catwoman is her last role in the film.
Josh Duhamel as Harvey Dent / Two-Face
Josh Duhamel yells at Harvey Dent in Batman: The Long Halloween, marking his superhero debut. Duhamel has appeared in many movies and TV shows, most notably the Transformers franchise, where he played William Lennox, the drama Safe Haven, the rom-com Love, Simon and the TV shows All My Children, Las Vegas, Battle Creek and 11.22. 63.
Billy Burke as James Gordon
Billy Burke casts his vote for James Gordon. Burke has appeared in a variety of movies and TV shows of various genres, including the legal thriller Fracture, the horror film Red Riding Hood, and the post-apocalyptic TV show Revolution, although he may be even better known for playing Charlie Sawn in Twilight Epic. Long Halloween is not the only work that will be released in 2021, as it will also appear in the dramatic Maid, which will be released on Netflix.
Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone
Tito Wiliver yells at one of Gotham’s bosses, Carmine Falcon. Welliver is no stranger to this type of role, as he played Al Capone in the 1991 film Mobsters and Jimmy O’Phelan in Sons of Anarchy. Among his many actions are the films Assault on Precinct 13, Gone Baby Gone, Argo and Transformers: Age of Extinction, as well as the television shows NYPD Blue, That Life, Deadwood, The Good Wife and Bosch.
David Dastmalchian as Calendar Man
One of the biggest villains in Batman: Long Halloween is Calendar Man, voiced by David Dastmalchian, who has experience in the world of superheroes and not just DC Comics. His first role was in Thomas Schiff in The Dark Knight, after which he jumped to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Ant-Man, where he played Kurt, a role he played in Ant-Man and the Wasp. He also plays Murdoc on MacGyver and played Dwight Pollard in Gotham and Abra Kadabra in The Flash. Apart from all this, Dastmalchian plays Polka-Dot Man in The Suicide Squad and will appear in Dune as Piter De Vries.
Troy Baker as the Joker
Of course, the Joker will appear in Batman: The Long Halloween, and will be voiced by Troy Baker, who is no stranger to the world of superheroes and especially Batman. Baker’s list of credits is long, as he gave his voice to various characters in various plays, as did Scooby Doo! Mystery Incorporated, The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Ultimate Spider-Man and the Batman Unlimited web series, where he played the Joker (after he did it in Batman: Assault on Arkham). Among his most recent works is Netflix’s Dota: Dragon’s Blood, in which he voiced Invoker.
Amy Landecker as Barbara Gordon
Barbara Gordon is voiced by Amy Landecker, who has appeared in films such as Dan in Real Life and Bombshell, as well as in television shows such as The Paul Reiser Show, Transparent (starring Sarah Pfefferman) and Kipo and the Age of Wonderbeasts, where she gave her voice to Dr. Emilia.
Julie Nathanson as Gilda Dent
Julie Nathanson plays Gilda Dent in Batman: The Long Halloween. Nathanson has previously voiced Ro in Batman Beyond and Silver Banshee and Jewelee in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay and has also toured the Marvel universe in projects such as the Spider-Man: The New Animated Series and the Avengers Assemble.
Jack Cade as Alberto Falcon
Jack Conid lends his voice to one of Batman’s most important characters: The Long Halloween: Alberto Falcone, Carmine’s son. Jack Conid played Marvel at The Hunger Games and took a long break when he took on the role of Hughie Campbell in The Boys, where he will be joined by Jensen Ackles in season 3.
Fred Tatasciore as Solomon Grundy
Solomon Grundy is voiced by Fred Tatasciore, whose credentials as a voice actor include a little of everything. Among his most popular works are Invader Zim, ¡Mucha Lucha !, Star Wars: Clone Wars, Robot Chicken, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Chowder, Mad, New Looney Tunes, DuckTales and many more.
Alastair Duncan as Alfred Pennyworth
Alfred Pennyworth is voiced by Alastair Duncan, who has voiced the character in many other Batman plays, such as the animated film The Batman and the Batman Unlimited movies. She has also appeared in various TV shows though in small roles such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Castle, Charmed, Mad Men, NCIS and Sabrina, Teenage Witch.
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