DC reveals animated Injustice movie

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DC has announced it is working on an animated Injustice movie, news it revealed in the press release for Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two.

The movie is based on the Injustice video games, which is a series of fighting games featururing iconic DC characters.

Mortal Kombat’s developers have historically developed injustice games, NetherRealm. The last game released in the series was Injustice 2 in 2017.

We know nothing else about the movie at this point. However, it’s likely the wider DC universe, much like the games before, will influence it. 

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Injustice 

Set in an alternative DC universe, in Injustice The Joker misleads Batman who ends up becoming a dictator. This essentially sets up the entire storyline, creating a Batman vs Superman storyline that pits two of DC’s heaviest hitters against one another.

A cast of heroes and villains including Harley Quinn, Aquaman, Flash, Wonder Woman and Poison join both heroes.

The announced Injustice movie could give us a big screen showdown that’s worthy of DC’s two biggest characters.

Warner Bros. Gaming 

Warner Bros. Gaming was in the news recently after parent company AT&T merged with cable company Discovery for $43 billion. The deal won’t be completed until next year, but the merger casts a shadow of doubt on Warner Bros.’ Gaming Division.

According to reports from Axios, some parts of the team will remain with Warner Bros. while otherwise will move to Discovery. While a different company will probably produce the movie, it does cast a question on whether we can expect another Injustice game.

With an animated movie on the way, it would make sense for Warner Bros. and NetherRealm to release a game in conjunction with it. 

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