DC has revealed that its next DC Animated Movie will be centered around the extremely popular fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us, with a movie adaptation on the way.
Based on the fan-favorite game and the comic series that continues the story, Injustice: Gods Among Us will adapt the story of a dark alternate timeline in the DC Universe. An advance sneak peek of the film will be available as part of the upcoming home release for Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two. No other information for the film has been released, so expect more from DC in the future.
After murdering the Joker, Superman then continues to execute criminals as he grows more and more corrupt. Five years after that, Superman has formed the One Earth Regime to enforce global peace, but many of DC’s most famous superheroes, led by Batman, have banded together to oppose the regime.
In a tweet that is referencing the news, Ed Boon, the director for the original game, tweeted out a screenshot that showed the word “Injustice” trending on social media.
Launched in 2013, Injustice: Gods Among Us tells the story of a parallel universe in which the Joker tricks Superman into killing his pregnant wife Lois Lane, and detonating a nuclear weapon that destroys Metropolis, killing five million people.