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Conan O’Brien Joins ‘Dark Knight’ Cast
Talk show host Conan O’Brien has joined the voice cast for Warner’s 2013 title The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2. O’Brien will voice the role of talk show host David Endocrine, who is the person to find out that that time hasn’t lessened The Joker’s homicidal tendencies. The Joker will be voiced by none other than Lost’s Michael Emerson, while Superman is portrayed by Mark Valley.
O’Brien noted, “I’ve got a great affection for animation…I’ve always been interested in drawing, and I grew up on the Warner Bros. cartoons — which is where I think I learned a lot of my comedy. I think I got a lot of my comedic timing from the Road Runner and Bugs Bunny cartoons.”
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 features the voice of Peter Weller as Batman, Michael McKean as the Joker’s doctor be available on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download in early 2013. The Warner Premiere pic is exec produced by Bruce Timm.
Here’s the trailer: