Fathom Events is bringing the animated movies, ‘The Death of Superman’ and its upcoming sequel, ‘Reign of the Supermen’ to the big screen for a two-day double feature event on January 13 and 14, 2019, before the release of ‘Reign of the Supermen’ on home video. Both movies will air back-to-back. This event is billed as part of the year-long celebration of Superman’s 80th anniversary.
Fathom Events VP of Studio Relations Tom Lucas expressed:
“Superman is one of the most iconic superheroes of all time, and this double feature event will give fans an opportunity to come together to celebrate the franchise. We are excited to partner with Warner Bros. again to bring back The Death of Superman and introduce fans to Reign of the Supermen.”
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Vice President, Family & Animation Marketing, Mary Ellen Thomas stated:
“Warner Bros. is proud to join forces with Fathom Events to culminate the year-long celebration of Superman’s 80th anniversary with a double-feature big screen presentation of The Man of Steel’s most heralded adventure. The Death of Superman was a monumental moment in comics history, and these films – expertly produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC – capture the enormity of that story in terms of both action and emotion. Seeing both films, on the big screen, gives the fans another vehicle to unite and celebrate this beloved superhero and this landmark tale.”
Sam Liu directed ‘Reign of the Superman’ and co-directed ‘The Death of Superman’ with Jake Castorena. Jerry O’Connell voices Superman/Clark Kent, with his real-life wife Rebecca Romijn as Lois Lane. Rainn Wilson provides the voice of Lex Luthor. The film also features Rocky Carroll as Perry White, Rosario Dawson as Wonder Woman, Paul Eiding as Jonathan Kent, Patrick Fabian as Hank Henshaw, Nathan Fillion as Green Lantern, Christopher Gorham as The Flash, Jennifer Hale as Martha Kent, Charles Halford as The Eradicator, Matt Lanter as Aquaman, Erica Luttrell as Mercy Graves, Max Mittelman as Jimmy Olsen, Cameron Monaghan as Superboy, Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Nyambi Nyambi as Martian Manhunter, Jason O’Mara as Batman, Toks Olagundoye as Cat Grant, Brenda Strong as Lillian Luthor, Tony Todd as Darkseid, and Cress Williams as Steel.
This special double feature will take place at 500 theaters nationwide, on Sunday, January 13 at 12:55 pm and on Monday, January 14 at 8pm (local times). ‘Reign of the Supermen’ will be released digitally on January 15 and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray Combo Pack on January 29, 2019.