“All-Star Superman” will be released in 4K this April

The 2011 DC Universe animated film All-Star Superman returns for 4K Ultra HD in April and will feature some great special features.

See the press release below.




BURBANK, CA (February 15, 2023) – One of the most personal Man of Steel stories in DC history – from the mind of comics icon Grant Morrison, and produced under the expert supervision of animation legends Bruce Timm and Dwayne McDuffie – All-Star Superman will be available to own in 4K Ultra HD for the first time on April 18, 2023 from Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment.

Grant Morrison’s beloved Eisner Award-winning vision of Superman’s heroic final days on Earth is brought to extraordinary, animated life in All-Star Superman. The film opens as the Man of Steel rescues a fatal mission to the Sun (sabotaged by Lex Luthor), but, in the process, becomes oversaturated with radiation – which accelerates the degeneration of his cells. Feeling even unable to cheat death, Superman ventures into new realms – finally revealing his secret to Lois, confronting Lex Luthor’s perspective on humanity, and attempting to ensure Earth’s safety before his own impending doom. ending with a final, selfless act.

Twelve years after its initial release, All-Star Superman holds a “Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The film was the 10th in the ongoing series DC Universe Movies and DC cartoons which now numbers more than 50 films in 17 years.

The lead voice cast is led by James Denton (Good witch, Desperate Housewives), Christina Hendricks (Mad Men, Good Girls) and Anthony LaPaglia (without trace) as Superman, Lois Lane, and Lex Luthor, respectively. Other notable cast members include seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner (Up, Elf, The Mary Tyler Moore Show) as Perry White, Golden Globe winner Frances Conroy (American Horror Story, Joker, Six feet down) as Ma Kent, Matthew Gray Gubler (Criminal Minds, Alvin and the Chipmunks franchise) as Jimmy Olsen and Linda Cardellini (Avengers: Endgame, Dead to me, ER) as Nasty.

The impressive cast is completed by Arnold Vosloo (The Mummy), Steve Blum (Star Wars: Rebels, Cowboy Bebop, Naruto), Catherine Cavadini (Elvis, Soul, The Powerpuff Girls), Finola Hughes (General Hospital, Staying Alive), Alexis Denisov (Guardians of the Galaxy, Angel), Oba Babatunde (I HIT, What you do!), John DiMaggio (Futurama, Interview with the Vampire), Chris Cox (Family guy), Robin Atkin Downes (The Strain, Batman: The Long Halloween), Kevin Michael Richardson (Mortal Kombat, The Simpsons), Fred Tatasciore (Star Trek: Lower Decks, American Dad!) and Michael Gough (Overwatch, Batman: Arkham Origins).

All-Star Superman is executive produced by animation guru Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series) directed by Sam Liu (Batman: The Killing Joke, The Death and Return of Superman) from a script by renowned cartoonist/comic writer Dwayne McDuffie (Static Shock, Justice League/Justice League Unlimited).

McDuffie, an unparalleled force in the world of comics and animation, co-founded Milestone Media, the industry’s most successful minority-owned and operated comics company. His creations have been making headlines since Static Shockfor which he won the Humanitas Award in 2003 and served as producer helping guide the beloved Justice League/Justice League Unlimited cartoon series. McDuffie died in 2011 at the age of 49.

All-Star Superman will be available for purchase on April 18, 2023 in 4K Ultra HD both online and in-store at major retailers.


The Art of the All-star Adaptation (New Featurette) – Go behind the scenes and inside the scripting, character design and scoring process of the animated adaptation of the quintessential Superman comic book series, All-Star Superman. This exciting film features insights from executive producer Bruce Timm, director Sam Liu, character designer Dusty Abell, and composer Christopher Drake.

An All-Star Salute to Silver Age Superman (New Featurette) – Explore DC’s historical inspirations in Grant Morrison’s love letter to the incredibly fantastic Silver Age of Superman in comics.

Superman now (Featurette) – In a moment of inspiration, Grant Morrison was given the opportunity to revamp Man of Steel into something modern, something more relevant to today’s audience. This is his story All-Star Superman – where it all started and what happened.

The Creative Flow: Idea Incubation with Grant Morrison (Featurette) – A detailed look at Grant Morrison’s original sketches and ideas.

Audio commentary – With thoughts from Bruce Timm and Grant Morrison.

Digital comicAll-Star Superman

Movie prices and information:


4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack* US$33.99

* Features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc with the film in high definition and a digital version of the film

Languages: English, French and Spanish

Performance duration: 76 minutes

Rated PG for some violence

About Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment

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About Warner Bros. Animation

Warner Bros. Animation (WBA) is one of the leading animation producers in the entertainment industry, producing and developing projects for multiple platforms, both domestically and internationally. The WBA’s current lineup includes; Animaniacs for Hulu, Batwheels, Bugs Bunny Builders, Creature Commandos, Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogwai, harley quinn, Jellystone!, Looney Tunes Cartoons, My Adventures with Superman, Noonan’s, Tiny Toons Looniversity, and Velma for HBO Max, Teen Titans Go! for Cartoon Network. The studio is currently in production with New Line Cinema on the upcoming anime original film, The Lord of the Rings: The War of the Rohirrim. The WBA’s major theatrical film, Teen Titans GO! At The Movieslaunched summer 2018. Home to iconic animated characters from the DC, Hanna-Barbera, MGM and Looney Tunes libraries, WBA also produces highly successful animated films — including the DC Universe films — for DVD, Blu-ray® and digital media. One of the most honored animation studios in history, WBA has won six Academy Awards®, 40 Emmy® Awards, a George Foster Peabody Award, a BAFTA Children’s Award, an Environmental Media Award, a Parents’ Choice Award, a HUMANITAS Award, two Prism Awards and 21 Annie Awards (honoring excellence in animation).

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