Warner Bros.’ Batman: Soul of the Dragon Coming To Digital And Blu Ray

Back To The 1970s

Renowned animation producer Bruce Timm takes the Dark Knight back to the 1970s for a supernatural-laden martial arts extravaganza in Batman: Soul Of The Dragon, the next entry in the popular series of the DC Universe Movies. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the feature-length animated film will be released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting January 12, 2021, and on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack and Blu-ray on January 26, 2021. The film is rated R for some violence…

Batman: Soul Of The Dragon will be available on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack (USA $39.99 SRP; Canada $44.98 SRP) and Blu-ray (USA $29.98 SRP; Canada $39.99 SRP) as well as on Digital. The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc featuring the film in hi-definition, and a digital version of the movie. The Blu-ray features a Blu-ray disc with the film in hi-definition and a digital version of the movie.

Set in the midst of the swinging 1970s, this Elseworlds adventure finds Bruce Wayne training under a master sensei. It is here that Bruce, along with other elite students, is forged in the fire of the martial arts discipline. The lifelong bonds they form will be put to the test when a deadly menace arises from their past. It will take the combined efforts of Batman, world-renowned martial artists Richard Dragon, Ben Turner and Lady Shiva, and their mentor O-Sensei to battle the monsters of this world and beyond!   

The ensemble cast features a core group of actors playing martial arts students-turned-heroes in David Giuntoli (Grimm, A Million Little Things) as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Mark Dacascos (John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, Iron Chef America, Hawaii Five-0) as Richard Dragon, Kelly Hu (Arrow, X2: X-Men United) as Lady Shiva and Michael Jai White (Spawn, reprising his role from Arrow) as Ben Turner/Bronze Tiger. Their mentor O-Sensei is voiced by James Hong (Big Trouble in Little China, Blade Runner). Josh Keaton (Voltron: Legendary Defender; Green Lantern: The Animated Series) is featured as Jeffrey Burr, and additional voices are provided by veteran voiceover actors Grey Griffin, Chris Cox, Erica Luttrell, Robin Atkin Downes, Patrick Seitz, Jamie Chung and Eric Bauza.

Sam Liu (Reign of the Supermen,
Batman: The Killing Joke
) is Producer and Director of Batman: Soul Of The Dragon,
utilizing a script by Jeremy
Adams (Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge).
Producers are Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham
by Gaslight
) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja
Turtles
). Bruce Timm (Batman:
The Animated Series, Superman: Red Son
) and
Sam Register are Executive Producers. Michael Uslan is Executive Producer.

The
film is dedicated to legendary DC writer Dennis O’Neil, who co-created the
characters Richard Dragon, O-Sensei, Bronze Tiger and Lady Shiva. O’Neil passed
away on June 11, 2020.

Batman: Soul Of The Dragon Special Features

4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray
and Digital

  • Batman
    – Raw Groove
    (New
    Featurette) – From the explosion of gritty cinema and kung fu to the cultural
    changes spreading across the U.S., we explore the early ’70s and how they
    inspired Batman: Soul of the Dragon.
  • Producer
    Jim Krieg’s Far Out Highlights
    (New Featurette) – It’s an off-the-hook and out-of-sight supercut of one of
    Producer Jim Krieg’s funniest in-character appearances.
  • A Sneak Peek at the next DC Universe Movie
    An advance look at the next
    animated film in the popular DC Universe
    Movies collection, Justice
    Society: World War II.
  • Look
    Back: Superman: Red Son

    (Featurette) – Kal-El’s rocket fleeing Krypton never
    reaches Smallville, but instead lands in the Soviet Union, single-handedly
    shifting the new world order. This is the epic re-imagining of Superman’s
    origin story. 
  • Look
    Back: Batman: Gotham By Gaslight

    (Featurette) – Set against the backdrop of turn of the century Gotham,
    Batman is involved in a hunt for a criminal who has committed the most heinous acts
    of murder. This is Batman versus Jack the Ripper!
  • From the DC Vault: Batman: The Animated Series, “Day of the Samurai”
  • From the DC Vault: Batman: The Animated Series, “Night of the
    Ninja”

Batman: Soul Of The Dragon will also be available on Movies Anywhere. Using the free Movies Anywhere app and website, consumers can access all their eligible movies by connecting their Movies Anywhere account with their participating digital retailer accounts.

Here’s the film’s trailer

DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION
ELEMENTS

On January
12, 2021, Batman:
Soul Of The Dragon
will be available to own in high definition
and standard definition from select digital retailers including Amazon, the
Apple TV app, FandangoNOW, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. On January 26,
2021, Batman:
Soul Of The Dragon

will be made available digitally
on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select
gaming consoles.

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Movies Anywhere. Movies Anywhere – your movies, together at last.

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digital retailer for details and requirements and for a list of
digital-compatible devices.

BASICS

PRODUCT                                                                 SRP

4K UHD Blu-ray Combo
Pack                                  $39.99
USA, $44.98 Canada

Blu-ray                                                                        $29.98 USA, $39.99
Canada

Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish, French

Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

4K Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish, French

4K Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish, French

Running Time: 83 minutes

Rated R for some violence

About Warner Bros. Home
Entertainment, Inc.:

Warner Bros. Home
Entertainment (WBHE) brings together Warner Bros. Entertainment’s home video,
digital distribution and interactive entertainment businesses in order to
maximize current and next-generation distribution scenarios. An industry leader
since its inception, WBHE oversees the global distribution of content through
packaged goods (Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD) and digital media in the form of
electronic sell-through and video-on-demand via cable, satellite, online and
mobile channels. WBHE distributes its product through third party retail
partners and licensees.

ABOUT DC

DC is one of the largest English-language
publishers of comics and graphic novels in the world and home to some of the
most iconic and recognizable characters ever created. As a creative unit of
WarnerMedia, DC is charged with strategically integrating its stories and
characters across film, television, consumer products, home entertainment,
interactive games and the DC Universe subscription streaming service. For more
information visit dccomics.com.

BATMAN and all
related characters and elements are TM and © DC.  © 2021 Warner Bros.
Entertainment Inc.

About Warner Bros.
Animation

Warner Bros.
Animation (WBA) is one of the leading producers of animation in the
entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple
platforms, both domestically and internationally. WBA’s current series
include Animaniacs for Hulu, Green Eggs and Ham for
Netflix, Aquaman: King of Atlantis, Batwheels, Gremlins: Secrets of the
Mogwai
, Harley Quinn, Jellystone!, Little Ellen, Looney
Tunes Cartoons 
and Young Justice for HBO Max, DC Super Hero
Girls, Teen Titans Go!, ThunderCats Roar 
for Cartoon Network, 
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz, Scooby-Doo! and Guess Who?, The Tom and Jerry
Show
and Yabba-Dabba Dinosaurs! for Boomerang.  WBA’s full-length theatrical film, Teen
Titans GO! to the Movies
, was released in summer 2018. As home to the
iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes
libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC
Universe Movies
— for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One
of the most-honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy
Awards®, 35 Emmy® Awards, the George Foster Peabody Award, a BAFTA Children’s Award,
an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, the HUMANITAS Prize, two
Prism Awards and 20 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

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