Robot Chicken Delivers New Super Powered Special and Season
Tue, 03/04/2014 - 11:59am
New DC Comics Special Premieres on April 6th at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim
Robot Chicken has fun with the DC Comics universe once again with the highly anticipated Robot Chicken DC Comics SpecialII: Villains In Paradise half-hour special on Sunday, April 6th at 11:30 p.m. (ET/PT) on Adult Swim. Season seven of the Emmy Award®-winning series kicks off one week later.
The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise returns the DC Comics universe of characters back into the twisted talons of the Emmy Award®-winning Robot Chicken. This time around, the villains take charge of the narrative, and their unpredictable tale takes them from the swamps to the sky to the beach, where they finally face a mind-boggling threat to their very existence! The all-star cast includes Seth Green as Batman and Robin, Zac Efron as Superboy, Alfred Molina as Lex Luthor, Sarah Hyland as Lex Luthor’s daughter Lena, Nathan Fillion as the Green Lantern, Alex Borstein as Wonder Woman, Clancy Brown as Gorilla Grodd, Giovanni Ribisi as the Joker, Tara Strong as Harley Quinn, Breckin Meyer as Superman, plus Hugh Davidson, Matthew Senreich, Clare Grant, Zeb Wells, and Kevin Shinick as the narrator.
Robot Chicken uses stop motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format. The Emmy Award®-winning series began airing in February 2005 and remains among the top-rated original series on Adult Swim. Robot Chicken is created by Seth Green and Matthew Senreich, who also serve as executive producers along with their Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners, John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner. Green and Senreich also write, voice and with Zeb Wells, direct the multiple Annie Award-winning series. Robot Chicken head writers/co-executive producers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root are joined by season 7 writers Matthew Beans, Rachel Bloom, Mikey Day, Mike Fasolo, Brendan Hay, David Phillips, Erik Weiner and Wells.
Robot Chicken season 7 will feature voice talent from Chris Pine, Max Greenfield, Zac Levi, Jordan Peele, Keegan Michael Key, Saoirse Ronan, Kate Mara, Rob Corddry, JK Simmons, Kyle Chandler, and many, many more!
The Robot Chicken DC Comics Special II: Villains in Paradise is executive produced by Stoopid Monkey's Seth Green and Matthew Senreich and their Stoopid Buddy Stoodios partners, Buddy Systems' John Harvatine IV and Eric Towner along with DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns and Warner Bros. Animation's Executive Vice President, Creative Affairs Sam Register. The special is also directed by Green. Head writers/co-executive producers Douglas Goldstein and Tom Root and co-producer Kevin Shinick are joined by season 7 writers Matthew Beans and Mike Fasolo, as well as Davidson, Green, Johns, Senreich, and Wells.