DC Showcase Debuts with The Spectre
While everyone is getting excited at the prospect of Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths in just a few weeks, little has been revealed about the bonus feature.
Today, Warner Premiere revealed the first glimpse into the new line of DC Showcase shorts. Debuting with the Spectre, DC Showcase puts the spotlight on favorite characters from throughout the DC archives in short-form tales.
For those, just tuning in, the Spectre focuses on a detective story with an ethereal twist, featuring the otherworldly character originally introduced by DC Comics in 1940. The short is written by Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) and directed by Joaquim Dos Santos (G.I Joe: Resolute). The voice cast is led by Gary Cole (Entourage) as the title character and Alyssa Milano (Charmed) as Aimee Brenner. The Spectre was a creation Jerry Siegel and Bernard Baily and remains a major player throughout the DC Universe.
Future DC Showcase titles include, no surprise here, Jonah Hex (written by Joe Lansdale).
Special effects wizard Drew Flynn gets spooked inside his own personal house of horrors.
A bit of romantic history flows between Detective Corrigan and Aimee Brenner in The Spectre. Gary Cole and Alyssa Milano provide the voices of Detective Corrigan and Aimee Brenner, respectively.