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News on the direct to video movies, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. In most cases a link will accompany each headline back to the original article.

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  • April 25, 2012: Kevin Conroy recorded for an animated movie featuring the Flash with Batman in it. Conroy thinks it was called "Flashpoint." Comic Book Club Live, 5:21-5:37
  • October 13, 2012: Justice League: Flashpoint will release fall 2013. WF Article
  • October 13, 2012: Justice League: Flashpoint will likely be shown at San Diego Comic Con 2013. CC Article
  • November 11, 2012: James Tucker is in Japan at Studio4degreesC to check on the progress of a project. James Tucker Tweet
  • January 20, 2013: Dana Delany has an upcoming voice role. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • January 29, 2013: Justice League: Flashpoint is directed by Jay Oliva. Dark Knight News YouTube Q&A
  • February 21, 2013: The official title is Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. WF Article
  • February 26, 2013: Phil Bourassa is designing Deathstroke again for a movie. Ask Greg
  • March 13, 2013: Flash will have a spotlight. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 13, 2013: Nathan Fillion may be in an upcoming movie. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 30, 2013: Will get your fill of Flash, some voices you've heard before and some you haven't, Kevin Conroy will not be in the capacity everyone is thinking, and Ron Perlman is back. Newsarama Article
  • April 4, 2013: Release date will be July 30th, 2013. Synopsis and one image released. Kevin Conroy will voice Batman/Bruce Wayne in the non-Flashpoint era, Ron Perlman will voice Deathstroke/Slade Wilson, Dana Delany will voice Lois Lane, and Vanessa Marshall will voice Wonder Woman. Newsarama Article
  • April 5, 2013: The voice of Professor Zoom recorded ADR this morning. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 5, 2013: C. Thomas Howell is the voice of Professor Zoom. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 6, 2013: ADR for the Flash in the morning. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 6, 2013: Teaser pic of Flash's voice actor. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 8, 2013: Flash's voice actor is a first-timer, not a reprisal. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 12, 2013: A Batman ADR session was scheduled for Friday but it was postponed to Saturday. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 16, 2013: Second teaser pic - Flash with Flashpoint era Batman. Justin Chambers voices the Flash, Kevin McKidd voices Batman, Michael B. Jordan voices Cyborg, Cary Elwes voices Aquaman, Sam Daly voices Superman, Danny Huston voices General Lane, and Nathan Fillion reprises his role as Hal Jordan. TV Guide Article
  • April 17, 2013: Blu-Ray and DVD box art revealed, synopsis included, Jim Krieg is the writer, and Blu-Ray special features revealed. WF Article
  • April 17, 2013: Crew is still finishing post work on the movie. Brandon Vietti Tweet
  • April 17, 2013: Second image of Flash and Batman released. DC Blog
  • April 22, 2013: The Flashpoint Paradox has been finalized. James Tucker Tweet
  • May 2, 2013: Frederik Wiedmann will provide the score for The Flashpoint Paradox. WF Article
  • May 4, 2013: Phil Bourassa confirms his next project after Young Justice was The Flashpoint Paradox. He did the designs for last spring and summer. Phil Bourassa deviantArt
  • May 17, 2013: Michael B Jordan doing ADR of Cyborg. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 22, 2013: Six images from Frederik Wiedmann's scoring sessions for Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox. WF Article
  • May 23, 2013: Minute long trailer released. IGN @ YouTube
  • May 24, 2013: William Dunn reveals he colorscripted the entire movie. Bill Dunn Blog
  • May 30, 2013: Back cover of The Flashpoint Paradox Blu-ray revealed. WF Article
  • June 3, 2013: Studio4degreesC is the animation studio that worked on The Flashpoint Paradox. Word Balloon Interview (28:20 mark)
  • June 6, 2013: Teaser image of Professor Zoom released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • June 10, 2013: Teaser image of Flashpoint Batman released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • June 12, 2013: Teaser image of Flashpoint Cyborg released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • June 24, 2013: Teaser image of Batman, Green Lantern, and Mirror Master released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • June 26, 2013: Interview with Sam Daly, voice of Superman, and teaser image of Superman released. DC Comics
  • July 2, 2013: The movie will be shown at San Diego Comic Con on July 19. DC Entertainment Article
  • July 2, 2013: Teaser image of Flashpoint Lois Lane released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 5, 2013: First clip released, featuring the Flashpoint Justice League. Newsarama
  • July 5, 2013: Teaser image of Aquaman released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 5, 2013: The movie screening and panel at SDCC 2013 will be on July 19 from 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Panel includes Justin Chambers (Flash), Kevin McKidd (Batman), C. Thomas Howell (Professor Zoom), Cary Elwes (Aquaman), Sam Daly (Superman), and a few surprise voice cast members, producer James Tucker, director Jay Oliva, dialogue director Andrea Romano, screenwriter Jim Krieg, and character designer Phil Bourassa with Gary Miereanu as moderator. WF Article
  • July 6, 2013: More images released with first clip in downloadable format. WF Article
  • July 7, 2013: Candi Milo and Jennifer Hale will have big roles in the movie and also voiced two of the Shazam children. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 9, 2013: Frederik Wiedmann talks about creating the score. Film Music Magazine article
  • July 12, 2013: Teaser image of Flash rogues released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 12, 2013: Teaser image of electric chair scene released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 13, 2013: Character designer Phil Bourassa posts designs of one of the Cyborgs. Phil Bourassa deviantArt
  • July 16, 2013: New clip, featuring the Flash and the Top at Flash Museum. CC Article
  • July 19, 2013: New clip, featuring the Flash and his rogues. WF Article
  • July 21, 2013: Jay Oliva, Andrea Romano, and C Thomas Howell talk about the movie at San Diego Comic Con 2013. DC Comics YouTube (2:35)
  • July 22, 2013: Sam Daly, Cary Elwes, C Thomas Howell, Jay Oliva, and Andrea Romano talk about the movie at San Diego Comic Con 2013. Comic Vine YouTube (5:47)
  • July 22, 2013: Bill Dunn posts concept art of Flashpoint Gotham City. Bill Dunn Blog
  • July 24, 2013: New clip, featuring the Flash and Batman/Thomas Wayne talking about the Speed Force, and three images released. WF Article
  • July 25, 2013: Teaser image of Project Superman released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 25, 2013: Teaser image of Hal Jordan and Abin Sur released. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 25, 2013: Summary of round table discussions with cast and crew from San Diego Comic Con 2013. CBR Article
  • July 26, 2013: Teaser image of Deathstroke vs. Black Manta. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 26, 2013: Clip of Flash taking on Mirror Master and Heatwave. Newsarama video
  • July 26, 2013: Interview clips with Justin Chambers and Kevin McKidd. Justin Chambers summarizes the plot from Flash's perspective, discusses the script, and discusses Kevin McKidd and the pairing of two Grey's Anatomy actors. Kevin McKidd summarizes the plot from Batman's perspective and discusses the script. Five images also released. WF Article
  • July 29, 2013: Official interview with Nathan Fillion and three images released. WF Article
  • July 29, 2013: Image of Michael B. Jordan near screen of Cyborg posted. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 29, 2013: Image of C Thomas Howell near screen of Professor Zoom posted. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • July 30, 2013: Video interview with C Thomas Howell. Toon Barn at YouTube
  • July 30, 2013: Interview with Sam Daly. VoicesFromKrypton Article
  • July 30, 2013: Bill Dunn posts color scripts. Bill Dunn Blog
  • July 30, 2013: Bill Dunn posts color scripts of Flashpoint era. Bill Dunn Blog
  • August 3, 2013: James Tucker confirms he wanted to do a 10 minute "Knights of Vengeance" short to accompany The Flashpoint Paradox but there wasn't enough money and time. James Tucker Tweet
  • August 3, 2013: Phil Bourassa posts early concept art of Captain Thunder and Aquaman. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • August 3, 2013: Phil Bourassa posts early concept art of Ocean Master and Batman from his first week on the project. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • August 3, 2013: Phil Bourassa posts early concept art of Green Lantern and Flash from (probably) his second week on the project. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • August 3, 2013: Phil Bourassa posts early concept art of Tempest and Aqualad. Bourassa notes their designs were a homage to Double Dragon and the Crimson Twins from classic G.I. Joe. Initially they even had the matching scars. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • August 3, 2013: Phil Bourassa posts more early concept art of Tempest and Aqualad. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • August 6, 2013: Summary of panel from San Diego Comic Con 2013. CBR Article
  • August 12, 2013: Bill Dunn posts production painting for the Joker's playing cards. Bill Dunn Blog
  • August 19, 2013: The Two-Disc Special Edition will release on September 10, 2013 at Wal-Mart. Special features include the Justice League: War sneak peek, My Favorite Villains! featurette, and 2 episodes from DC Comics Vault. WF Article
  • September 3, 2013: The soundtrack will release on September 10, 2013 for $19.98. It is limited to 2000 copies and the first 100 or so orders will get a signed booklet by Frederik Wiedmann. WF Article
  • September 3, 2013: In April 2013, Frederik Wiedmann was at East-West Studios in Hollywood to record strings for the soundtrack. 18 images included. Scoring Sessions Article
  • October 7, 2013: Jay Hong posts designs of Gotham City, Area 51, Atom room, Captain Atom chamber, Cyborg headquarters, and Aquaman's chambers. Jay Hong Blog
  • November 13, 2013: Interview with Frederik Wiedmann. WF Article
  • February 9, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Aquaman design. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 9, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Garth sketch. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 9, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Diana sketches. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 9, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Diana sketches. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 9, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts early Diana sketches. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 9, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts early Diana sketches. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 9, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts closeup early Diana sketch. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 11, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Cyborg design. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 11, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts closeup Cyborg design. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • March 5, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Batman (Thomas Wayne) head designs. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • May 14, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts unused Black Manta design. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • May 15, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Atlantean soldier design. Confirms it was inspired by the Guyver anime. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • June 5, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Amazon rough drawings. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • June 5, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Batman/Thomas Wayne rough concept drawings. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • June 5, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Batman/Thomas Wayne rough drawing. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • June 5, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Amazon rough drawing. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • June 13, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Aquaman head sketch. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • July 1, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Batman concept designs. Phil Bourassa deviantArt
  • July 31, 2015: Phil Bourassa posts Grifter model sheet. Phil Bourassa Twitter
  • August 2, 2015: Phil Bourassa talks about character design. As the first project he designed for after Young Justice wrapped, Bourassa felt the need to push his style to extremes and not give his collaborators "more Young Justice" so he incorporated influences from Yoshiaki Kawajiri and Yutaka Yamamoto, whom he cited as absolutely brilliant at exaggerated anatomy and over the top character design. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • December 28, 2015: Phil Bourassa talks Superman character design. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 16, 2016: Phil Bourassa posts Aqualad designs. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • April 4, 2016: Phil Bourassa reveals Dave Wilkins did the cover art for the Blu-ray/DVD releases. Phil Bourassa Tweet
  • June 23, 2016: Phil Bourassa reveals Wonder Woman key art done by Tominaga-sensei from Studio 4C. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • July 4, 2016: Phil Bourassa posts Green Lantern art from 2012. Phil Bourassa instagram
  • February 12, 2017: Interview with Jay Oliva. Oliva revealed the opening scene was similar to the CW live action series and comics when young Barry runs into the house past the yellow tape and sees his mother being zipped up by the coroner then he dramatically screams out "No!" Oliva felt it needed more emotional impact so he made it seem like up until that point it was Barry's best day ever and didn't expect anything bad. Then Barry saw it and was frozen in time then a crush dissolve. Shanlian on Batman Episode 82; 27:26-30:36
  • July 17, 2017: Jay Oliva confirms Back to the Future homage at start of movie. Jay Oliva Tweet