Out Now: “Batman: Assault On Arkham” (8/12/2014)

Fans of the DC Universe Animated Original Movies will be excited to know that the latest feature in this line of films has just been released and is entitled “Batman: Assault On Arkham”. It’s been available on digital servicing for a few weeks already but was just released to Blu-ray and standard format DVD yesterday. Check out the cool cover.

DVD - Batman Assault On Arkham - 2014

Premise: The film is set in the universe of the Batman: Arkham video game franchise, and occurs after the events of Batman: Arkham Origins. The story focuses primarily on the Suicide Squad, particularly Batman villains Deadshot and Harley Quinn, with Batman in a supporting role. In the film, a Suicide Squad of six criminals is dispatched by a secret government agency to break into Arkham Asylum, where they must contend with the asylum’s inmates and Batman as they attempt to complete their mission. (provided by Wikipedia).

Now I’ll admit that I am a little bit behind on this overall premise because I have not played a single minute of the game because I am not much of a gamer. That said I will add that it does look interesting so I will hope that the film makes the Netflix queue sometime soon since I still want to see it. These films have all been very entertaining that is for sure and I’ve yet to see one that I did not enjoy. This film is especially interesting to me since it features the Suicide Squad and that is a team I have enjoyed for years. The cast is massive as far as other characters so what do you think about it? Will you be picking up a copy of this release?

The Cast:
Kevin Conroy – Batman / Bruce Wayne
Neal McDonough – Deadshot / Floyd Lawton
Hynden Walch – Harley Quinn / Dr. Harleen Quinzel
Matthew Gray Gubler – Riddler / Edward Nygma
Troy Baker – Joker
C.C.H. Pounder – Amanda Waller
Greg Ellis – Captain Boomerang / George Harkness
Giancarlo Esposito – Black Spider / Eric Needham
John DiMaggio – King Shark
Jennifer Hale – Killer Frost / Louise Lincoln
Nolan North – KGBeast / Anatoly Knyazev, Oswald Cobblepot / Penguin
Eric Bauza – Security Guy
Chris Cox – Commissioner James Gordon
Martin Jarvis – Alfred Pennyworth
Peter Jessop – Watch Commander
Christian Lanz – Scarecrow / Jonathan Crane
Andrea Romano – Woman
Travis Willingham – Morgue Guy
Mick Wingert – Joker Security Guy

Official Film Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Assault_on_Arkham

Below you will find a couple of editions of the film along with the video game series that this is based on.

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