Batman: The Long Halloween Cast Guide
DC Universe Animated Original Movies is constantly being expanded and the newest title is Batman: The Long Halloween – Part 1that will bring a number of interesting characters from Batman’s world – and here are each of them. Following the steps of Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and other animated films released in two parts, the limited comic book series Batman: The Long Halloween is divided into two parts in order to make it as loyal as possible to the source material.
Announced during the Superman: Man of Tomorrow panel at the DC Fandome event in August 2020, Batman: The Long Halloween is based on the Jeph Loeb comic mini-series of the same name featuring art by Tim Sale. The story takes place in Batman’s early days of fighting crime in Gotham City, where a mysterious murderer commits his crimes on holidays, one every month, under the name Holiday. With the help of District Attorney Harvey Dent and Captain James Gordon, Batman runs against the calendar to find out who will be Holiday’s next victim. Meanwhile, there is a crime war between two of Gotham’s most powerful families (Maroni and Falcone). The long Halloween also counts on the presence of other villains from Batman’s universe, such as Calendar Man, Catwoman, The Joker and more.
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Batman: The Long Halloween is a fan-favorite plot that has received a lot of praise over the years thanks to its darker vibe. The story has influenced other Batman works, notably Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight and the fourth season of the Gotham television series, and a film adaptation, even if it was a direct-to-video adaptation, was long overdue. While a release date has not yet been announced, the cast has already been announced and includes many familiar names, including one that fans will love one last time. Here’s every confirmed character in Batman: The Long Halloween.
Jensen Ackles as Batman
Jensen Ackles gives voice to Bruce Wayne / Batman in The Long Halloween. Ackles is best known for playing Dean Winchester in The CW’s Supernatural, and he 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 Soldier plays Boy in The Boys season 3. Ackles is no stranger to the Batman world when he pronounced Jason Todd / Red Hood in Batman: Under the Red Hood. So The Long Halloween is an upgrade as he now plays the Caped Crusader himself.
Naya Rivera as Selina Kyle / Catwoman
Voiced by Naya Rivera, Selina Kyle marks her final role. Naya Rivera is best known for playing Santana Lopez in Glee, and she has appeared in either recurring or supporting roles on many other television projects, such as the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, Baywatch, Even Stevens, the Bernie Mac Show, and Devious Maids. Naya Rivera died in July 2020 and Selina Kyle / Catwoman is her final film role.
Josh Duhamel as Harvey Dent / Two-Face
Josh Duhamel addresses Harvey Dent in Batman: The Long Halloween, marking his debut in the superhero genre. Duhamel has appeared in a number of films and TV shows, particularly the Transformers franchise, where he featured William Lennox, the drama Safe Haven, the rom-com Love, Simon and the TV shows All My Children, Las Vegas and Battle Creek played and 11.22.63.
Billy Burke as James Gordon
Billy Burke lends his voice to James Gordon. Burke has appeared in a variety of films and TV shows from a variety of genres, including the legal thriller Fracture, the horror film Red Riding Hood, and the post-apocalyptic television show Revolution, although he may still be best known for being Charlie Sawn in the Twilight to play saga. The Long Halloween isn’t his only project that will see the light of day in 2021, as he will also be featured in Dramedy Maid, which will be released on Netflix.
Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone
Titus Welliver speaks to one of Gotham’s mob bosses, Carmine Falcone. Welliver is no stranger to these types of roles, having played Al Capone in the 1991 films Mobsters and Jimmy O’Phelan in Sons of Anarchy. His numerous actors include the films Assault on Precinct 13, Gone Baby Gone, Argo and Transformers: Age of Extinction as well as the television shows NYPD Blue, That’s Life, Deadwood, The Good Wife and Bosch.
David Dastmalchian as a calendar man
One of the biggest villains in Batman: The Long Halloween is Calendar Man, voiced by David Dastmalchian who has experience in the world of superheroes and not just DC Comics. His first film role was as Thomas Schiff in The Dark Knight, after which he jumped into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in Ant-Man, where he played Kurt, a role he repeated in Ant-Man and the Wasp. He also plays Murdoc in MacGyver and Dwight Pollard in Gotham and Abra Kadabra in The Flash. Dastmalchian also 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 it will be voiced by Troy Baker, who is no stranger to the superhero world and that of Batman in particular. Baker’s list of acting credits is long as he has voiced a wide variety of characters on various projects, as has Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated, The Avengers: The Mightiest Heroes on Earth, Ultimate Spider-Man, and the Batman Unlimited web series in which he played the Joker (after doing so in the Batman: Assault on Arkham movie). His recent work includes 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 starred in films like Dan in Real Life and Bombshell, as well as on television shows like The Paul Reiser Show, Transparent (where she played Sarah Pfefferman), and Kipo and The Age of Wonderbeasts. where she Dr. Emilia gave her voice.
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 visited the Marvel Universe on projects like Spider-Man: The New Animated Series and Avengers Assemble.
Jack Quaid as Alberto Falcone
Jack Quaid lends his voice to one of the most important characters in Batman: The Long Halloween: Alberto Falcone, Carmine’s son. Jack Quaid played Marvel in The Hunger Games and got his big break when he got the role of Hughie Campbell in The Boys, where he is supported by Jensen Ackles in season 3.
Fred Tatasciore as Solomon Grundy
Solomon Grundy is voiced by Fred Tatasciore, whose merits as a voice actor include a bit of everything. His most popular projects include Invader Zim, Mucha Lucha !, Star Wars: Clone Wars, Robot Chicken, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Chowder, Mad, New Looney Tunes, DuckTales, and many, many more.
Alastair Duncan as Alfred Pennyworth
Alfred Pennyworth is voiced by Alastair Duncan, who has voiced the character on many other Batman projects such as the animated series The Batman and the Batman Unlimited films. He has also appeared in various TV shows, albeit in supporting roles such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Castle, Charmed, Mad Men, NCIS and Sabrina the teenage witch.
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