If you're a Teen Titans Go! fan, you had a great Valentine's Day this year. Two big pieces of news dropped at the Winter TCA event for Cartoon Network and Adult Swim involving the show. The first one is pretty simple. The fun filled animated series will return for an eighth season on Cartoon Network. It looks like Aquaman will actually have lines in an upcoming episode this time, so that should be fun. Producer Pete Michail also talked about expanding the world of the show a bit more during the TCA panel, with King Shark and Beard Hunter being a couple of other characters that we'll be seeing soon. This also opens the door for a landmark 400th episode, which will be huge I'm sure.
The second piece of news is a crossover that, for my money, was just begging to happen again. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment joined in on the fun to announce Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse. The animated film will cross the two Cartoon Network series over once again and open up a ton of new possibilities. Here is the first look that was released:
Bringing the Legion of Doom into the mix should be fun. Remember, the two shows crossed over last years as well for a four-part special, Space House. So it will be interesting to see if this movie expands on this at all.
Here is the official synopsis for the movie: "With the help of an ancient Kryptonian power, Lex Luthor unites the world’s Super-Villains to capture all of Earth's Super Heroes, until … only the DC Super Hero Girls are left to stop the Legion of Doom. Our heroes must cross dimensions to rescue their fellow Super Heroes from the Phantom Zone, but a fortuitous wrong turn leads them to Titans Tower – where they find much-needed allies in the Teen Titans. The young Super Heroes discover their combined strength – and usual comic relief – are essential to save the day in this blockbuster event."
There are a couple of different ways you'll be able to see this. Teen Titans Go! & DC Super Hero Girls: Mayhem in the Multiverse will be released first on Blu-Ray Combo Pack, DVD and DIgitalHD on May 24th by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. That will be followed by a premiere on Cartoon Network on May 28th and then on June 28th on HBO Max. If your kids are anything like mine, they'll want to watch this a billion times, so Blu-Ray will likely be the way to go in my house. Plus there will be two Teen Titans GO! episodes included in the special features, as well as a bonus episode of DC Super Hero Girls from the DC Vault.
We'll hear plenty of familiar voices from both series and some new characters as well. That means Kimberly Brooks (He-Man and the Masters of the Universe) as Bumblebee, Greg Cipes (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) as Beast Boy, Keith Ferguson (Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends) as Batman, Will Friedle (Batman Beyond, Kim Possible) as Lex Luthor & Aquaman, Grey Griffin (Scooby-Doo franchise) as Wonder Woman, Young Diana, & Giganta, Phil LaMarr (Samurai Jack) as The Flash, Hawkman,
Green Lantern/John Stewart, Scott Menville (Stretch Armstrong & the Flex Fighters) as Robin, Max Mittleman (ThunderCats Roar) as Superman, Jessica McKenna (Star Trek: Lower Decks) as Aqualad, Khary Payton (The Walking Dead) as Cyborg, Alexander Polinsky (Blaze and the Monster Machines, Charles in Charge) as Control Freak, Missi Pyle (Galaxy Quest, Gone Girl) as Cythonna & Speaker of Nations, Tara Strong (Loki, Ben 10, Unikitty!) as Raven & Harley Quinn, Nicole Sullivan (Family Guy, Black-ish) as Supergirl, Cree Summer (Rugrats, Better Things) as Catwoman & Hippolyta, Fred Tatasciore (Family Guy) as Jor El & Solomon Grundy, Myrna Velasco (Star Wars: Resistance) as Green Lantern Jessica Cruz, Kari Wahlgren (Rick and Morty) as Star Sapphire & Zatanna, and Hynden Walch (Groundhog Day) as Starfire. Matt Peters (Injustice, Justice League Dark: Apokolips War) and Katie Rice (Animaniacs) will direct, with the script coming from Jase Ricci (Tangled: The Series). Producers are Jeff Curtis and James Ricci. Supervising Producer is James Tucker (The Death and Return of Superman). Executive Producer is, as per usual, Sam Register.
My review will happen on an upcoming podcast closer to the release. Keep checking back for more updates.
Photo Credit: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment