brian-mcgee - July 5, 2018
If there's one superhero movie coming out this summer that I'm actively looking forward, it's got to be Teen Titans GO! to the Movies. DC's total lack of self-awareness presents the creators of this film with an abundance of great material, and honestly, if someone's gonna take the piss out of DC, it might as well be DC themselves.
This new TV spot introduces us to Batman, voiced in the film by Jimmy Kimmel, as he and the other A-list DC superheroes show up to constantly throw wrenches in the Teen Titans' plan to hit the big time. Personally, there are two big reasons I'm excited about this film. First is Nicolas Cage finally gets to play Superman in a major motion picture, which is something I've dreamed of my entire adult life.
The other thing I'm really looking forward to is their handling of Slade Wilson, aka Deathstroke, as the villain. First of all, casting Will Arnett was a stroke of genius—pun fully intended—and using the character to take pot shots at Deadpool is also a pretty inspired bit of humor.
So get ready for a DC movie that doesn't take itself so seriously. It'll be a true breath of fresh air this summer. Teen Titans GO! to the Movies opens three weeks from tomorrow, July 27.