Green Lantern: Interview With Writer Alan Burnett

Green Lantern: First Flight, the next DC Universe direct-to-DVD animated movie, is written by Alan Burnett. Burnett began scripting episodes of Batman: The Animated Series in 1991; he has won four Emmy Awards. His animation career began with Super Friends in 1981. In the following interview, provided by the WB publicity department, Burnett discusses his plot inspirations, how the structure was developed, the problems of writing Green Lantern, his approach to Sinestro, and his writing influences. QUESTION: What made Alan […]

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Green Lantern: Interview With Victor Garber

Here starts the promotion for Green Lantern: First Flight: a PR-provided interview with Victor Garber, voice of Sinestro. His bio reads: The Canadian-born Garber first captured national attention in his 1973 big screen debut as Jesus in Godspell. Garber’s film credits include Titanic, Milk, and Sleepless in Seattle, while his television career boasts six Emmy Award nominations spread over four different series, miniseries, and movies. He earned a Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series for his […]

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Green Lantern DVD Shifts Ship Dates Again

In February, Warner Bros. Animation announced that Green Lantern: First Flight would be the next direct-to-DVD DC animated film, out July 28. In April, they moved it up a week to July 21 and released a trailer. Now comes word that the date is back to July 28, but the suggested retail prices have decreased. The two-disc DVD special edition (cover shown here) will be $24.98 with Blu-ray available at $29.99. The single-disc DVD stays at $19.98. Over 3 hours […]

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Wonder Woman (The DVD Movie)

Well, that was disappointing. I knew that watching Wonder Woman’s origin story made into an animated film would have some overly familiar bits, but I didn’t expect to be so put off by the attempts to make it new and modern. The movie starts with Hippolyta and Ares fighting. As someone who’s not particularly interested in Greek/Roman mythology, I was bored waiting for the title woman in the costume to show up. Instead, we got battle, clay baby, Amazon bickering, […]

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Green Lantern: First Flight Announced as Next DC Animated DVD

Warner Bros. Animation has announced that the next DC Universe original animated DVD movie will be Green Lantern: First Flight, set for release on July 28. Like the others, it will be rated PG-13. It will be available as a two-disc DVD special edition (suggested retail price $29.98), a single disc DVD ($19.98), or on Blu-ray ($34.99). Hal Jordan will be voiced by Christopher Meloni (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Oz) with Victor Garber (Alias, Eli Stone) playing Sinestro, […]

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Wonder Woman Sweepstakes; Nathan Fillion Interview

The Wonder Woman direct-to-video movie is due out March 3, so to promote it, there’s a new sweepstakes. Grand prize is being drawn into the Wonder Woman comic, plus the original art showing you. You could also win a PlayStation or a copy of the DVD. Warner Home Video has also released an interview with Nathan Fillion, the voice of Steve Trevor. He seems much more comfortable with the geek content and approach than some of the previous subjects. That’s […]

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