February 24
Pacific Design Center
7 pm

February 25
Digital Release

March 17
4K/Blu-Ray/DVD Release

June 17
DC Universe
Streaming Release


News on the Superman: Red Son movie. In most cases a link will accompany each headline back to the original article.

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Movie News

  • October 11, 2013: James Tucker mentions adapting Superman: Red Son has been discussed. Toon Zone Article
  • January 13, 2018: Bruce Timm repeats he would like to do a movie based on the Superman Elseworlds story "Red Son" but it depends on sales of Gotham by Gaslight. ComicBook Article
  • January 8, 2019: Rumor is Red Son adaptation is being developed. Rumored logline and cast is Amy Acker, Anna Vocino, Diedrich Bader, Greg Chun, Jim Ward, Jason Isaacs, Jason Spisak, Jim Meskimen, Paul Williams, Phil Lamarr, Phil Morris, Roger Craig Smith, Sasha Roiz, Tara Strong, Travis Willingham, Vanessa Marshall, William Salyers, and Winter Zoli. Revenge of the Fan Article
  • July 19, 2019: One of the 2020 movies will be Superman: Red Son. DC Blog
  • September 19, 2019: First still released, featuring Kal-El. Jason Isaacs voices Kal-El, Diedrich Bader voices Lex Luthor, Amy Acker voices Lois Lane, Vanessa Marshall voices Wonder Woman, Phil Morris voices James Olsen, Paul Williams voices Brainiac, Sasha Roiz voices Hal Jordan, Phil LaMarr voices John Stewart, Roger Craig Smith voices Batman, Jim Meskimen voices John F. Kennedy, Travis Willingham voices Superior Man, William Salyers voices Joseph Stalin, and Winter Ave Zoli voices Svetlana. Executive produced by Bruce Timm and Sam Register, directed by Sam Liu, and script by J.M. DeMatteis. Releases first quarter 2020. TV Insider Article
  • September 26, 2019: Second still released, featuring Batman. Comics Beat Article
  • October 3, 2019: Jim Lee shows off stills at New York Comic Con, including a first look at Wonder Woman. Now Bruce Timm is reportedly the director. Kirsten Acuna Tweet
  • October 25, 2019: Red Son wrapped production the week of October 21. Sam Liu Tweet
  • October 26, 2019: Sam Liu estimates Red Son started production in mid-2018. It had quick turn arounds like Public Enemies and Batman and Harley Quinn. Sam Liu Tweet
  • November 5, 2019: Still of Superman and Wonder Woman posted. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • December 3, 2019: Still of Wonder Woman and Superman dancing posted. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • December 3, 2019: James Tucker did an initial pass on the Wonder Woman design but it was later revised. James Tucker Tweet
  • December 13, 2019: Still of Hal Jordan, John Stewart, and the Green Lantern Corps. Stewart is voiced by Phil LaMarr. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • December 16, 2019: 1:43 trailer released. Rated PG-13 for violent content, bloody images, suggestive material, language, thematic elements, and some smoking. Front cover revealed. IGN YouTube
  • December 18, 2019: Digital release is on February 25, 2020 and physical media release is on March 17, 2020. Phantom Stranger will be the short attached to the release. Special features also include a Cold War featurette, two episodes from the Red Son motion comic, and sneak peak at Justice League Dark: Apokolips War. Rated PG-13 and runtime listed at 84 minutes. WF Article
  • February 11, 2020: Still of Lex Luthor released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • February 12, 2020: Red Son will premiere on February 24 at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood at 7 pm. Isaacs, Bader, Acker, Marshall, Morris, Smith, Roiz, LaMarr, Willingham, Timm, and Liu will attend. Still included. World's Finest
  • February 12, 2020: 51 second "Newsreel Clip" clip posted. WBE YouTube
  • February 13, 2020: The movie is still rated PG-13. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • February 21, 2020: 40 second clip "Lex & Lois" released. Warner Bros. Entertainment YouTube
  • February 21, 2020: Lex and Lois still released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • February 24, 2020: 1:08 Batman clip posted. IGN YouTube
  • February 25, 2020: 43:41 recording of West Hollywood panel posted. Saturday Morning Cereal YouTube
  • February 26, 2020: 1:18 clip "Satellite Clip" released. WBHE YouTube
  • February 26, 2020: Tara Strong voiced Young Batman. Sam Liu Tweet
  • February 28, 2020: 1:06 clip "Now or Later" released. ComicBook YouTube
  • February 28, 2020: Red Son will be screened at the Directors Guild of America in New York City on March 16 at 7 pm. Amy Acker, Vanessa Marshall, Roger Craig Smith, Sasha Roiz, Bruce Timm, Sam Liu, and J.M. DeMatteis will attend the post-screening panel. Two stills of Green Lantern and Lois released. WF Article
  • March 2, 2020: New York premiere canceled due to concerns about the coronavirus. CBR Article
  • March 2, 2020: Dusty Abell posts character designs for Eisenhower, JFK, and Stalen. Dusty Abell instagram
  • March 3, 2020: 1:15 clip released. CBR YouTube
  • March 4, 2020: 1:21 clip released. DC YouTube
  • March 12, 2020: 0:41 clip "Batman-Helicopters" released. WBHE YouTube
  • March 12, 2020: Two Batman stills released. World's Finest Tweet
  • March 12, 2020: Promo posters released. WBHE Tweet
  • March 12, 2020: Interview with Sam Liu. Red Son took five attempts to make. Starburst Article
  • March 13, 2020: The military official who talks to Superman at the dam is named General Rogozhin, a nod to Dostoevsky's The Idiot, in the script. J.M. DeMatteis Tweet
  • March 13, 2020: J.M. DeMatteis confirms the hydroelectric dam is loosely based on the Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam. J.M. DeMatteis Tweet
  • March 13, 2020: Interviews with Jason Isaacs, Vanessa Marshall, and Phil Morris. DC Daily Episode 371
  • March 13, 2020: Roger Craig Smith will do a Twitter AMA on Moday the 16th from 4-5 pm PDT. Roger Craig Smith Tweet
  • March 16, 2020: 1:01 clip featuring Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman released. IGN Article
  • May 14, 2020: Streams on DC Universe on June 17. DC Blog
  • May 16, 2020: Interview with Sam Liu. Comic Book Central Interview
  • June 24, 2020: Interview with Amy Acker and Phil Morris. DCU Article
  • February 21, 2021: Interview with Sam Liu. The Sarah O'Connell Show YouTube, 1 hour, 09 mark
  • Octber 22, 2021: Sasha Roiz and Phil LaMarr recorded for Hal Jordan and John Stewart on October 22, 2018. Gary Miereanu Tweet