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  • August 23, 2020: Justice Society: World War II will be the second release of 2021 and comes out in Spring. Matt Bomer has a voice role. It is an original story. IGN Article
  • January 7, 2021: Stana Katic voices Wonder Woman, Matt Bomer voices the Flash, Elysia Rotaru voices Black Canary, Chris Diamantopoulos voices Steve Trevor, Omid Abtahi voices Hawkman, Matthew Mercer voices Hourman, Armen Taylor voices Jay Garrick, Liam McIntyre voices Aquaman, Ashleigh LaThrop voices Iris West, Geoffrey Arend voices Charles Halstead/Advisor, Keith Ferguson voices Dr. Fate, and Darin De Paul voices Roosevelt. Jeff Wamester is the director and the writers are Meghan Fitzmartin and Jeremy Adams. Jim Krieg and Kimberly S. Moreau are producers and Butch Lukic is Supervising Producer. Still of Flash, Hawkman, Wonder Woman, Hourman, and Black Canary included. THR Article
  • January 15, 2021: Kevin Riepl will score the movie. Kevin Riepl Tweet
  • January 28, 2021: A DC Showcase short Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth! will be a special feature in the Justice Society: World War II release. WF Article
  • February 2, 2021: Logline reveals Barry Allen time travels to World War II thanks to his first encounter with the Speed Force. He decides to help the Justice Society tip the scales in favor of the Allies while they figure out how to send him back home. Five stills included. IGN Article
  • February 2, 2021: 1:33 trailer released. IGN YouTube
  • February 3, 2021: Movies Anywhere listing has key art with the Nazis, the monster, and Aquaman, a Flash-centric logline, and an April 27 release date. DCAUResource Tweet
  • February 4, 2021: April 27 digital release date and May 11 4K and Blu-ray release dates confirmed. Rated PG-13 for violence and some bloody images. 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack is $39.99 and Blu-ray is $29.98. Special features include Kamandi: The Last Boy on Earth! DC Showcase short, featurette titled "Adventures in Storytelling: Justice Society: World War II" about the methods used to produced the touchstone sequences in the movie, a sneak peek at Batman: The Long Halloween Part One, look backs at the Justice League vs. Teen Titans and Wonder Woman: Bloodlines sneak peeks, and DC Vault episodes will be Justice League's "Legends" Part One and Part Two. Runtime is 84 minutes. Cover art included. WF Article
  • February 7, 2021: Otto Schmidt posts one of 12 concept art of Wonder Woman he did. Otto Schmidt Tweet
  • February 10, 2021: More stills released of the Justice Society, Steve, and sea monsters. GetYourComicCon Article
  • February 24, 2021: 4 stills featuring the Justice Society and Aquaman posted. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • February 27, 2021: 52 second "Wonder Woman vs. Nazis" clip released. IGN YouTube
  • March 3, 2021: 4 stills released of Justice Society, Flash and Steve, and Aquaman and Charles Halstead. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 4, 2021: Interview with Jeremy Adams. Hall of Justice Podcast episode 223, 23:03 mark
  • March 10, 2021: A virtual Wonder Con panel will be held on March 27 at 11 am Pacific/2 pm Eastern with Stana Katic, Matt Bomer, Elysia Rotaru, Omid Abtahi, Chris Diamantopoulos, Armen Taylor, Liam McIntyre, Geoff Arend, Jeff Wamester, Meghan Fitzmartin, Jeremy Adams, and Butch Lukic. Total Toy Recon Article
  • March 16, 2021: 45 second "Wonder Woman Crushes a Battalion" clip released. CBR YouTube
  • March 17, 2021: 4 stills released of Hawkman and Black Canary, Hourman, Steve, and Wonder Woman. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 23, 2021: Interview with Matt Bomer. Bomer was offered the role. Flash learns to live in the moment. CBR Article
  • March 23, 2021: Interview with Omid Abtahi. Abtahi was offered the role by Wes Gleason. There will be a scene where Hawkman and Black Canary talk about their loves. CBR Article
  • March 23, 2021: Interview with Meghan Fitzmartin. CBR Article
  • March 23, 2021: 1:10 clip "Flash Arrives" released. Emerald City Video YouTube
  • March 24, 2021: Interview with Jeff Wamester. CBM Article
  • March 24, 2021: 0:48 clip "Nazis?" released. WBHE YouTube
  • March 25, 2021: Comments from Matt Bomer and Stana Katic. SyFy Wire Article
  • March 25, 2021: 0:44 clip "Wonder Woman vs. Tanks" released. SyFy Wire YouTube
  • March 25, 2021: More comments from Matt Bomer and Stana Katic and 46 second clip of Wonder Woman and Flash storming a castle. EW Article
  • March 25, 2021: Interview with Jeremy Adams. CBR Article
  • March 25, 2021: Interview with Liam McIntyre. McIntyre hints at Aquaman having a good heart but struggling with a dilemma. CBR Article
  • March 26, 2021: Interview with Elysia Rotaru. Black Canary learns a lesson from Hawkman, a chip on Canary's shoulder, recorded in 2019 in Los Angeles before covid, and did some ADR from Vancouver in 2020. CBM Article
  • March 26, 2021: Four stills released: Black Canary, Flash, and Flash, Flash, Canary, and Flash and Wonder Woman. WF Tweet
  • March 27, 2021: 46:38 Wonder Con panel. The story began as a Wonder Woman animated series pithed by Butch Lukic and Jim Krieg to DC Universe. The character design was streamlined a little more and the shadows were a little different compared to Superman: Man of Tomorrow. Jeff Wamester coached Young Heller to go all out on storyboards. Lukic notes the audience will get to know the main characters right away. The movie was recorded 17 months ago. Elysia Rotaru did Black Canary's screams during recording then they were modified by the crew. Rotaru hints at doing the 'big one' for one minute. Comic Con YouTube
  • March 27, 2021: Summary of Wonder Con panel. SyFy Wire Article
  • March 29, 2021: Interview with Elysia Rotaru. CBR Article
  • March 29, 2021: Interview with Matthew Mercer. CBR Article
  • March 29, 2021: Interview with Armen Taylor. CBR Article
  • March 30, 2021: Interview with Butch Lukic. Wildcat and Green Lantern were considered but would have taken up too much screentime and lines from the others. CBR Article
  • March 30, 2021: Four stills released: Wonder Woman accosts Flash, Justice Society at the round table, Hourman and Hawkman, and Aquaman. WF Article
  • March 30, 2021: Interview with Omid Abtahi. ComicBook Article
  • March 31, 2021: Interview with Jeff Wamester. Talks about Hourman's drug and the consequences that come with taking it, working with Wes Gleason and Butch Lukic led to going in new directions, and treating Flash as the narrator. Comic Book Resources Article
  • April 1, 2021: Interview with Armen Taylor. Story takes place in 1945 and the Justice Society has been doing special missions for 4 or 5 years. Flash and Hourman generally are used to cause distractions. Flash wears his father's helmet from World War I. Among the others, he's the one not carrying a weight on his shoulders. Taylor spoke with his wife's late grandfather to prepare and he turned out to be a fan of the Justice Society of America comics. He recorded five days after getting a call about doing the role. CBM Article
  • April 1, 2021: 0:58 clip "Marching Orders" released. WBHE YouTube
  • April 5, 2021: Interview with Chris Diamantopoulos on recording and Steve Trevor's sharp internal compass. CBR Article
  • April 7, 2021: Interview with Jeremy Adams. CBM Article
  • April 7, 2021: Four stills released of both Flash and Flash, Wonder Woman and Hawkman, and Charles Halstead. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 8, 2021: Interview with Matthew Mercer on Hourman trying to push past his limits amid god-like figures and having courage. CBM Article
  • April 9, 2021: Static Katic on developing the accent for Wonder Woman. CBR Article
  • April 9, 2021: Interview with Meghan Fitzmartin. Comic Book Movie Article
  • April 10, 2021: Interview with Jeremy Adams. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 11, 2021: Interview with Meghan Fitzmartin. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 12, 2021: Interview with Butch Lukic. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 13, 2021: Interview with Jeff Wamester on watching old World War II serials with his mom, his grandfather being a veteran, balancing characters, respecting the war on screen, and showing Hourman is a little crazy. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 13, 2021: Interview with Chris Diamantopoulos on finding the 40s cadence for Steve Trevor, doing the right thing, recognizing Wonder Woman is the one to do it, and melding in the voices of Cary Grant and Humphrey Bogart. CBM Article
  • April 14, 2021: Interview with Matthew Mercer. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 14, 2021: 1:41 clip "Proposal" released. WBHE YouTube
  • April 15, 2021: Interview with Omid Abtahi. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 15, 2021: Interview with Stana Katic. Comic Book Movie Article
  • April 16, 2021: Interview with Elysia Rotaru. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 17, 2021: Interview with Armen Taylor on the relationship between Jay and Barry and recording ADR. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 18, 2021: Interview with Chris Diamantopoulos. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 19, 2021: Interview with Matt Bomer. Bleeding Cool Article
  • April 19, 2021: Interview with Stana Katic. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 20, 2021: Interview with Butch Lukic, Jeremy Adams, Meghan Fitzmartin, and Jeff Wamester. Bleeding Cool Article
  • April 20, 2021: Interview with Matt Bomer. Flickering Myth Article
  • April 21, 2021: 1:39 clip with Omid Abtahi. WBHE YouTube
  • April 22, 2021: 2:28 clip with Matthew Mercer. WBHE YouTube
  • April 23, 2021: Interview with Stana Katic. Starburst Magazine Article
  • April 23, 2021: 2:36 "Picnic Dates" clip released. IGN YouTube
  • April 24, 2021: Interview with Elysia Rotaru. Bleeding Cool Article
  • April 26, 2021: 2:12 clip with Stana Katic. WBHE YouTube
  • April 26, 2021: 1:11 "Blame The New Guy" clip released. WF YouTube
  • April 26, 2021: Interview with Matt Bomer. Starburst Magazine Article
  • April 26, 2021: Interview with Stana Katic. Comic Book Article
  • April 26, 2021: Interview with Stana Katic. KGET Article
  • April 26, 2021: Interview with Christopher Diamantopoulos. Screen Rant Article
  • April 27, 2021: Interview with Omid Abtahi. Fanboy Nation Article
  • April 28, 2021: Interview with cast ad crew. Comics Beat Article
  • May 4, 2021: Interview with Christopher Diamantopoulos. WBHE YouTube
  • May 6, 2021: Interview with Stana Katic. WBHE YouTube
  • May 6, 2021: Interview with Omid Abtahi. Hall of Justice episode 232
  • May 9, 2021: Interview with Jeremy Adams and Meghan Fitzmartin. Voice America/Kids First!, 36:26-47:58
  • May 10, 2021: Interview with Liam McIntyre. WBHE YouTube
  • May 11, 2021: Interview with Matt Bomer. WBHE YouTube
  • May 12, 2021: Interview with Armen Taylor. WBHE YouTube
  • May 13, 2021: Interview with Meghan Fitzmartin. Hall of Justice Episode 233
  • May 14, 2021: Dusty Abell posts Iris design and head turns. Dusty Abell instagram
  • May 14, 2021: Dusty Abell posts Brainiac design and head turns. He tried to get the original Curt Swan design used. Dusty Abell instagram
  • May 14, 2021: Dusty Abell posts Hawkman design and head turns. He wanted to do the original helmet design with the big eyes and tongue. Dusty Abell instagram
  • May 17, 2021: Stills of Justice Society, Wonder Woman, Black Canary, and Flash and FLash posted. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 20, 2021: Interview with Elysia Rotaru. Hall of Justice Episode 234
  • June 10, 2021: Interview with Armen Taylor. Hall of Justice Episode 237
  • December 20, 2021: Streams on HBO Max starting January 1, 2022. Spoiler TV Article