Superman: Red Son clip: Lex & Lois are a couple
Warner Bros. has debuted a new clip from the upcoming animated adaptation of the acclaimed comic book mini-series Superman: Red Son, showing one of the biggest twists from the Elseworlds storyline that Lex Luthor has hair and is dating Lois Lane. The clip can be viewed in the player below!
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Based on DC’s famed Elseworlds tale from 2003, Superman: Red Son takes place in an alternate reality where the spaceship bearing the last survivor of Krypton crash lands not in rural Kansas, but in Stalinist Russia. Can this Cold War-era Earth survive the coming of a Soviet Superman?
Golden Globe-nominated actor Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter franchise, Star Trek: Discovery, DC Universe Movies series) leads a stellar cast as the voice of the alternate, Soviet take on Superman. Joining Isaacs is Diedrich Bader (American Housewife) as Lex Luthor, Amy Acker (Angel) as Lois Lane, Vanessa Marshall (Young Justice) as Wonder Woman, Phil Morris (Doom Patrol) as James Olsen, Academy Award winner Paul Williams (Goliath) as Brainiac, Roger Craig Smith (Batman Ninja) as Batman, Sasha Roiz (Grimm) as Hal Jordan, Phil LaMarr (Futurama) as John Stewart, Jim Meskimen (Parks and Recreation) as John F. Kennedy, Travis Willingham (Batman: Bad Blood) as Superior Man, William Salyers (Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders) as Joseph Stalin, and Winter Ave Zoli (Sons of Anarchy) as Svetlana.
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The special features for Superman: Red Son include:
–DC Showcase: Phantom Stranger (Animated Short) – Animation legend Bruce Timm
helms Phantom Stranger as both executive producer & director from a script written by Ernie Altbacker (Teen Titans: The Judas Contract). Set in the 1970s, the short follows young adult Jess as she joins her friends at a party in a dilapidated mansion hosted by the mysterious Seth. When odd things begin to happen to Jess and her friends, can Phantom Stranger intervene? Peter Serafinowicz (The Tick) gives voice to Phantom Stranger, and Michael Rosenbaum (Smallville, Impastor) provides the voice of Seth. Phantom Stranger also features the voices of Natalie Lander, Grey Griffin, and Roger Craig Smith.
–Cold Red War (New Featurette) – An exploration of the Cold War through the lens of the Elseworlds classic Superman: Red Son, as Superman rises to power and tension escalates between the United States and the Soviet Union.
-Two episodes from Superman: Red Son – The Motion Comics.
–A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie, Justice League Dark: Apokolips War – An advanced look at the next animated film in the popular DC Universe Movies collection.
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Superman: Red Son is produced and directed by Sam Liu (Reign of the Supermen) from a script by J.M. DeMatteis (Batman: Bad Blood, Constantine: City of Demons). Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) is co-producer. Amy McKenna (The Death of Superman) is producer. Executive Producers are Sam Register and Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series), and the film is set to hit digital platforms on February 25 and physical shelves on March 17.