If you ever wrote off geography as unimportant, then Superman: Red Son might change your mind. The animated movie puts a new spin on some of your favorite DC characters and explores themes of morality, nationalism and violence. We recently had a chance to chat with director Sam Liu, voice actor Diedrich Bader Lex Luthor and voice actress Vanessa Marshall Wonder Woman , and they gave us some incredible insight on the movie.
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Superman: Red Son is a three-issue prestige format comic book mini-series published by DC Comics that was released under their Elseworlds imprint in The story mixes alternate versions of DC super-heroes with alternate-reality versions of real political figures such as Joseph Stalin and John F. The series spans approximately , save for a futuristic epilogue. Instead of fighting for "truth, justice, and the American Way", Superman is described in Soviet radio broadcasts "as the Champion of the common worker who fights a never-ending battle for Stalin , socialism , and the international expansion of the Warsaw Pact ". His civilian identity is a state secret. Red Son is based on a thought that flitted through my head when I read Superman as a six-year-old. As a kid growing up in the shadow of the Cold War, the notion of what might have happened if the Soviets had reached him first just seemed fascinating to me. As I got older, I started putting everything together and I first pitched something to DC when I was thirteen, I think — although it was in a much cruder form, of course, and my drawings weren't quite up to scratch. Instead of landing in Kansas as a child, I've decided to explore what could have happened if his rocket would have landed on a collective farm in the Soviet Union. Instead of working for the Daily Planet , he'll be a reporter for Pravda.
Superman: Red Son is one of the stronger additions to DC's animated movie library in recent years. The source material is well-suited to this format, and it offers a rare opportunity to explore a morally conflicted version of the Man of Steel and a less villainous version of Lex Luthor. It's unfortunate that the seriously underwhelming ending and bland animation style suck the wind out of the movie's sails, because Red Son had the potential to be one of DC's best. As it is, it's still well worth watching for Superman fans who want to see a different side of the character and experience a unique vision of the DC Universe. Superman: Red Son.
Now that all 10 seasons of " Friends " are available to stream, we've found 6 classic episodes guaranteed to make you laugh. Watch the video. Title: Superman: Red Son Video The Death of Superman and Reign of the Supermen now presented as an over two-hour unabridged and seamless animated feature. When threads from Batman's past begin to unravel, the race is on for him to crack Hush's deadly game. Strange alliances will form and shattering secrets will be revealed when Hush's silence is finally broken. Wonder Woman tries to help a troubled young girl, Vanessa, who has fallen in with a deadly organization known as Villainy Inc. A decade after a tragic mistake, Chas Chandler and occult investigator, John Constantine, set out to cure Chas's daughter, Trish, from a demonically induced coma. With the help of the Based on the characters created by Jim Shooter.