A brand new featurette behind the scenes DC League of Super-Pets, Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming action-comedy animated film has been released. It features some new footage of the super-powered pets in action. The film is scheduled to make its debut on July 29.
That DC League of Super-Pets featurette includes comments from its all-star cast, including Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, as they discuss what it’s like to work on the project. It also highlights Krypto and Ace’s hate-love friendship.
Based on the characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, DC League of Super-Pets will be led by Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson as Krypto the Superdog, and Kevin Hart (The secret life of pets) as Ace the Bathound, the crime-fighting dog partner of Batman and Robin.
“In the film, the Super-dog Krypto and the Superman are inseparable best friends who share the same superpowers and fight crime in Metropolis side by side,” reads the synopsis. “When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a cloth-clad shelter pack – Ace, the dog PB, the turtle Merton and the squirrel Chip – to master their own newfound powers and help him save the superheroes.”
It will also feature voices from John Krasinski as Clark Kent / Superman, Keanu Reeves as Bruce Wayne / Batman, Jameela Jamil as Wonder Woman, Diego Luna as Chip – Green Lanterns squirrel, Natasha Lyonne as Merton – The Flash’s turtle and Vanessa Byer as PB – Wonder Woman’s pig. With them are Marc Maron as Lex Luthor, Kate McKinnon as Lulu, Olivia Wilde as Lois Lane, John Early as Flash, Daveed Diggs as Cyborg and Dascha Polanco as Green Lantern.
The film is directed by Jared Stern (The Lego Batman movie) and Sam Levine (Penn Zero: Part-time hero) from a manuscript written by Stern and John Whittington (Lego Ninjago movie).
DC League of Super-Pets is produced by Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia through their Seven Buck Productions banner along with Sterna and Patricia Hicks. Executive producers are John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Nicholas Stoller, Allison Abbate, Chris Leahy, Sharon Taylor and Courtenay Valenti.