When the powerful Darkseid and his massive, relentless forces invade Earth, a group of previously unaligned super heroes – misunderstood and, in some cases, hunted by the authorities – discover the only way to fend off the attack will be to work together as a cohesive unit. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash, Shazam and, in his origin story, Cyborg combine their respective talents in an all-out battle to save the planet. Based on the 2012 graphic novel, Justice League: Origin, by Geoff Johns & Jim Lee, JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR provides a glance into the world before the Justice League was created, and offers the initial animated incarnation of DC Entertainment’s “The New 52.”
Being the first “New 52” story to be turned into an animated film, a lot of suspicion has be raised about where this will take DC’s much loved animated home video line. This is actually the first trailer from DC that has not instantly excited me. The exchange of Aquaman for Shazam is disappointing and the change in Wonder Woman’s costume seems useless. Even the voice casting doesn’t feel as strong as previous films, despite the amazing talents of Steven Blum, Alan Tudyk, Justin Kirk, and Sean Astin.
A + B = 1 very leary fanboy.
That doesn’t mean it can’t be amazing, but maybe this was a miss step from DC.