The Adventures of Superman: DC FanDome to bring back 1940s radio series
More than 60 years since The Adventures of Superman had broadcast its last episode in 1951, Warner Bros. Television and The Creative Coalition have announced that they’re officially teaming up to bring back the classic 1940s serial to life with an all-star cast led by Daniel Dae Kim (Lost) and Wilson Cruz (Star Trek: Discovery) to recreate episodes from the long-running radio series. The revival event will launch during the upcoming DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse on Saturday, September 12, and will be available for 24 hours.
“We are thrilled to join comic fans and creators at DC FanDome: Explore the Multiverse to bring the original Superman to life and celebrate the arts,” The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk said in a statement. (via Deadline) “We encourage Superman fans to learn more about The Creative Coalition’s mission to support the arts by visiting TheCreativeCoalition.org. We are grateful to Warner Bros. and DC for supporting that work.”
The Adventures of Superman re-enactments will be using the radio series’ original scripts that were recently recovered from the Warner Bros. Studios vault which will allow DC fans to have a unique way to experience this rare and never-before-seen production. It features an all-star ensemble with Daniel Dae Kim, Wilson Cruz, and Tom Daly set to take turns to voice the Man of Steel.
Joining them are Jason Alexander (Seinfeld, Harley Quinn), Troian Bellisario (Pretty Little Liars), Erich Bergen (Madam Secretary), Anthony Carrigan (Barry), Terry Crews (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), Sam Daly (Hunters), Lea DeLaria (Orange Is the New Black), Giancarlo Esposito (Better Call Saul), Sean Giambrone (The Goldbergs), Nicholas Gonzalez (The Good Doctor), Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter franchise), Richard Kind (American Dad), Eric McCormack (Will and Grace), Dean Norris (Breaking Bad), CCH Pounder (NCIS: New Orleans), Anthony Rapp (Star Trek: Discovery), Yolonda Ross (Black Lightning), Caterina Scorsone (Grey’s Anatomy), Tony Shalhoub (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Tamara Tunie (Law & Order: Special Victims Unit), Henry Winkler (Barry), Alfre Woodard (Luke Cage), and Constance Zimmer (House of Cards).
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