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Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons Season 1 - Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons The Movie

Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons Season 1

  • April 30, 2019: J.M. DeMatteis saw early test animation for a movie he wrote. J.M. DeMatteis Tweet
  • May 16, 2019: A Deathstroke animated movie is being made. Revenge of the Fans Article
  • May 16, 2019: Still included of logo, Deathstroke, and HIVE soldiers. CW Seed Tweet
  • May 16, 2019: "Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons" is in the works for CW Seed. Logline included: "Ten years ago, Slade Wilson---aka the super-assassin called Deathstroke---made a tragic mistake and his wife and son paid a terrible price. Now, a decade later, Wilson's family is threatened once again by the murderous Jackal and the terrorists of H.IV.E. Can Deathstroke atone for the sins of the past---or will his family pay the ultimate price?" Deadline Article
  • October 4, 2019: The series is 12 episodes and is set to debut in the first quarter of 2020. Cast includes Michael Chiklis as Slade/Deathstroke, Sasha Alexander as Addie, Chris Jai Alex as Jackal, Faye Mata as Rose, Griffin Puatu as Jericho, Asher Bishop as Young Joseph, Colin Salmon as Wintergreen, Delbert Hunt as Tiger, Panta Mosleh as Lady Shiva, Imari Williams as President/Hive Pilot, Minae Noji as Secretary of State, Noshir Dalal as Kapoor and Castulo Guerra as General Suarez. It is written by J.M. DeMatteis and directed by Sung Jin Ahn. It is executive produced by Sam Register, Greg Berlanti, and Sarah Schechter. Newsarama Article
  • October 4, 2019: 1.5 minute teaser released. CW Seed YouTube
  • October 7, 2019: J.M. DeMatteis confirms Deathstroke is a stand-alone story. J.M. DeMatteis Tweet
  • December 31, 2019: Streams on January 6, 2020. CW Seed Tweet
  • January 6, 2020: 45 second teaser released. CW Seed YouTube
  • January 7, 2020: The swordswoman stabbed by Deathstroke in Part 1 will be named and become "significant" in the second half of the story. J.M. DeMatteis Tweet
  • January 15, 2020: J.M. DeMatteis reveals he heard Part 2 will not stream on CW Seed until after the extended version releases on Blu-ray/DVD/Digital in the summer but those plans are tentative. J.M. DeMatteis Tweet
  • January 16, 2020: Matt Bordenave posts animatic of sequence he boarded in Part 1. Matt Bordenave Tweet
  • February 18, 2020: CW Seed confirms Part 2 will stream "later this year". CW Seed Tweet
  • May 14, 2020: Part 2 will stream "in the next couple months". ComicBook Article

    Deathstroke: Knights & Dragons The Movie

  • December 31, 2019: Will release as a movie. CW Seed Tweet
  • January 15, 2020: J.M. DeMatteis reveals he heard movie might release in the summer but those plans are tentative. J.M. DeMatteis Tweet
  • June 17, 2020: Trailer for movie version released. Total runtime is 87 minutes. IGN YouTube
  • June 18, 2020: The Movie releases digitally on August 4 and on Blu-ray/DVD on August 18. Additional cast include, Imari Williams voices President Nichols, Noshir Dalal as Kapoor, and Minae Noji as Secretary of State. The special feature is a featurette about Deathstroke titled "One-Man Death Machine". Movie is rated R for bloody violence/gore, language, disturbing images, and some sexual content. Front cover art revealed. WF Article
  • August 3, 2020: 1:55 clip "Hive Queen" released. DC YouTube
  • August 7, 2020: 1:16 "Starting the Attack Now or Later" clip released. SyFyWire YouTube
  • August 7, 2020: "Sky Battle" clip released. IGN Article
  • August 7, 2020: "Rose tests Deathstroke" clip released. ComicBookArticle
  • August 14, 2020: The Movie will be screened at DC FanDome at WatchVerse on August 22 at 2 pm PST. A 35 minute panel with Sasha Alexander, Chris Jai Alex, and Griffin Puatu, and director Sung Jin Ahn follows at 3:30 pm. TV Line Article
  • August 19, 2020: The DC FanDome panel postponed to September 12 at 10 am Pacific/1 pm Eastern. IGN Article
  • September 12, 2020: Summary of FanDome panel. SyFy Wire Article
  • September 25, 2020: Interview with J.M. DeMatteis. Meanwhile Back on the Podcast Ep. 55
  • September 30, 2020: Interview with J.M. DeMatteis. Geek To Me Ep. 192