Batman: The Long Halloween is based on one of the most critically acclaimed Batman graphic novels of all time. As a result, Warner Bros. Animation, DC, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment are returning to Gotham City for their new DC Universe Movie.
The full cast of Batman: The Long Halloween, Part One is given below:
Jensen Ackles, Supernatural star, has been cast as Batman, his second animated DC appearance since playing the villain in Batman: Under the Red Hood in 2010. Troy Baker, best known for his roles as Joel in The Last of Us and Jason Todd in Arkham Knight, has been cast as the Joker. In addition, Jack Quaid, better known for his appearance as Hughie in Amazon’s The Boys, plays Alberto Falcone.
Batman: The Long Halloween is written by Tim Sheridan and directed by Chris Palmer, who previously collaborated on 2020’s Superman: Man of Tomorrow. Both parts were expected to release in 2020 but the film was delayed. On August 22, 2020, at an IGN-hosted DC FanDome panel for the animated film Superman: Man of Tomorrow, it was revealed that the first installment of The Long Halloween will be released in summer 2021, with the second installment following in fall 2021.
Written by Jeph Loeb and illustrated by Tim Sale, The Long Halloween, was published as a limited series in 1996. The events of the story are set shortly after Batman: Year One. Over the course of a year, Batman, Gordon, and Dent take on the Falcone crime family and chase down a serial killer known as the Holiday Killer.
The Long Halloween was one of the comics that inspired Christopher Nolan’s Batman series, particularly The Dark Knight (2008), which featured Harvey Dent’s transformation into Two-Face. The Long Halloween storyline has also appeared in multiple Batman video games. Catwoman has an unlockable skin in Batman: Arkham City based on her role in The Long Halloween. A pre-order bonus set for Batman: Arkham Origins featured an extra costume based on his role in The Long Halloween. A side mission in Batman: Arkham Knight that is close to the holiday murders.