background img

The New Stuff

1139 Views

John DiMaggio Interview: LEGO DC Gotham City Breakout Premiere


On June 26, 2016, the Directors Guild of America in New York City NY played host to a family-friendly World Premiere of Warner Bros. Home Entertainment LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Gotham City Breakout. The event included a free screening of the movie, and a Q&A panel discussion after the movie with members of the voice cast and the filmmakers, who were also on hand to sign collectible posters and lots of photo ops. Kids in attendance were given a free Mighty Micros Lego kit to take home.

Lego_GCB046500

ToonBarn Writer Marc Morrell was on hand to cover the event and perform red carpet interviews before the screening of the movie. In yesterday’s story, you saw the interviews on the red carpet with Brandon Vietti (Producer), Jim Krieg (Writer), and Matt Peters (Director). Today, we have a special interview with voice cast member John DiMaggio (voice of Deathstroke). Also, look for the companion story today with Jason Spisak (voice of Joker). The Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD became available today, July 12th. The Digital HD download became available June 21st.

In LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Gotham City Breakout, Batman agrees to take a vacation and leave the fate of Gotham City in the hands of the rest of the Justice League. Unfortunately, his “down time” is cut short when he, Batgirl and Nightwing run into Bane and Deathstroke (who shares his back-story in this movie). Meanwhile, back in Gotham City, the Joker breaks out of Arkham Asylum, and with a little “help” from Superman, sets Gotham City’s villains free to terrorize the city. So it’s up to the Justice League, with a little help from the Teen Titans, to save Gotham and bring everyone back to justice before Batman returns from taking down Bane and saving Madame Mantis.

john-panel

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, DC Entertainment and the LEGO Group, LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Gotham City Breakout will be distributed by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on June 21 via Digital HD, and July 12, 2016 on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack and DVD.

The Blu-rayTM and DVD releases will include an exclusive Nightwing LEGO® figurine, while supplies last.

Lego-Gotham-City-Breakout


Marc Morrell

I am a Big Fan of all types of animation. Like a lot of things, the cream always rises to the top. My favorites have included Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Rebels, anything Pixar, Phineas and Ferb, Voltron Legendary Defender, and the DC/WB Animated Films. I have a lot of Old School favorites as well, such as Star Blazers, Voltron, Looney Toons, Tom & Jerry, and Scooby Doo.

Recently Published

»

eOne Kickstarts New Bike-Themed Series, Ricky Zoom

eOne is preparing to launch a new bike-themed preschool series ...

»

Nickelodeon Promotes Early Entrepreneurship with Middle School Moguls

Nickelodeon recently announced a new four part series of half ...

»

LEGO DC Batman: Family Matters Interviews at SDCC

ToonBarn Head Writer Marc Morrell was at the World Premiere of LEGO ...

»

Batman: Hush blu-ray released today; Exclusive Production Crew Interviews

Yesterday, we shared our Exclusive ToonBarn Interviews with the ...

»

Batman: Hush Exclusive Interviews with the Voice Cast from SDCC Premiere

To honor tomorrow’s Blu-ray release of Batman: Hush, we have ...

»

Voice Cast for Star Trek: Lower Decks Revealed

One of the more exciting bits of news surrounding the Comic-Con ...

»

Scooby-Doo Returns to Zombie Island in September via Warner Home Entertainment

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will release the all-new, ...

»

Apple TV+ Launches Trailer for Snoopy in Space

Hot on the heels of the documentary style program Peanuts in Space: ...

»

Nickelodeon Orders 13th Season of SpongeBob Squarepants

Nickelodeon recently announced their order for 13 new episodes of ...

Skip to toolbar