Black Adam star Dwayne Johnson took to Instagram to share the first teaser for Warner Bros. Animation’s upcoming animated DC League of Super-Pets, featuring our first look at Johnson’s Krypto the Superdog. The video also finally revealed the film’s all-star cast, confirming that Kevin Hart will officially be reuniting with his Jumanji co-star as the voice of Ace the Bathound, who is known as the crime-fighting canine partner to Batman and Robin.
John Wick star Keanu Reeves, John Krasinski (A Quiet Place), Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live), Diego Luna (Andor), Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll), and Vanessa Byer (Saturday Night Live) have been cast for undisclosed roles. DC League of Super-Pets has been scheduled to arrive in theaters on May 20, 2022.
Further plot and character details about DC League of Super-Pets are still being kept under wraps, but this project marks the first time Superman’s beloved canine companion will be appearing in a feature. Before the upcoming film, Krypto the Superdog first starred in his own animated television series which ran for 39 episodes between 2005-2006, centering on the adventures of the Kryptonian dog and his friends.
Based on the characters created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the film will be directed by Jared Stern (The Lego Batman Movie) and Sam Levine (Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero) from a screenplay written by Stern andJohn Whittington (The Lego Ninjago Movie).
DC League of Super-Pets will be produced by by Johnson, Dany Garcia and Hiram Garcia through their Seven Buck Productions banner along with Sterna and Patricia Hicks. Executive producers are John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, and Nicholas Stoller.