Alfred Molina voices the suave and ruthless Ares, the God of War, in DC Universe’s upcoming Wonder Woman. The all-new film will be released on March 3, 2009 on Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand, Pay-Per-View and for download.
“Wonder Woman” is not Molina’s first turn in animation, in fact, he voiced King Gustav for the two-part “Maid of Honor” episode of the “Justice League” animated series.
Alfred Molina took some time from his busy work schedule to answer some “Wonder Woman” questions:
QUESTION: Alfred Molina voicing Are, the God of War. That’s a nice title.
ALFRED MOLINA: Yeah. I’m thinking of changing my name professionally to Ares, the God of War. I think I might just do that.
Andrea Romano, regarded as one of the best casting/dialogue directors on the animation scene today, brings the voices of DC Universe’s upcoming Wonder Woman. The all-new film will be released on March 3, 2009 on Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand, Pay-Per-View and for download.
Wonder Woman is the fourth DC Universe film in the ongoing series, and Romano has returned â€“ after the first three successful ventures â€“ to cast and direct the likes of Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Virginia Madsen, Oliver Platt and Rosario Dawson.
Romano found time between recording sessions to discuss the stellar Wonder Woman cast, the intricacies of matching voices to roles, a little advice to the masses of hopeful voiceover artists, and a short list of actors she one-day hopes to direct.
After her successful co-directorial debut on â€œSuperman Doomsday,â€ Lauren Montgomery takes helm of â€œWonder Woman,â€ the next entry in the series of DC Universe animated original PG-13 films. Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation are set to release the all-new film on March 3, 2009, distributed by Warner Home Video. It will be available on DVD, Blu-ray Disc, OnDemand and Pay-Per-View.
Montgomery has directed an origin story for â€œWonder Womanâ€ that remains true to the title characterâ€™s various incarnations while setting the tale in more modern times to allow greater accessibility for a wider audience. Working alongside producer Bruce Timm, Montgomery has brought to life Michael Jelenicâ€™s entertaining script with an impressive balance of explosive action and well-timed humor. A talented artist with a lifetime of experience devoted to drawing and animation, Montgomery is proud to give Wonder Woman her first feature film treatment.
Montgomery, who is already involved in other super hero films, took a few minutes to discuss the upcoming â€œWonder Womanâ€ movie, her love of drawing, artistic influences on her style, lessons from Bruce Timm, and Cheetaraâ€™s lonely place among female heroes.
Without further do, the Q&A with â€œWonder Womanâ€ director Lauren Montgomery â€¦
Warner Premiere, DC Comics and Warner Bros. Animation are set to release the all-new animated original movie Wonder Woman on March 3, 2009, distributed by Warner Home Video. Wonder Woman will be available as a Single Disc DVD, 2 Disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Disc. The animated original movie will also be available OnDemand and Pay-Per-View as well as available for download day and date, March 3, 2009.
Produced by the multiple Emmy Award winning animation legend Bruce Timm, Wonder Woman is an origin story and features a celebrity voice cast including Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Alfred Molina, Virginia Madsen, Rosario Dawson, Oliver Platt and David McCallum.
Release date: February 2009 (Blu-Ray, DVD and On Demand)
Synopsis: On the mystical island of Themyscira, a proud and fierce warrior race of Amazons have raised a daughter of untold beauty, grace and strength â€“ Princess Diana. When an Army fighter pilot, Steve Trevor, crash-lands on the island, the rebellious and headstrong Diana defies Amazonian law by accompanying Trevor back to civilization. Meanwhile, Ares (the god of War) has escaped his imprisonment at the hands of the Amazonians and has decided to exact his revenge – intending to start a world war that will not only last for centuries â€“ but will wipe out every living being on the planet, starting with the Amazons! It is up to Princess Diana to save her people and the world â€“ by using her gifts and becoming the ultimate Wonder Woman!
Voice Talent: Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Virginia Madsen, Oliver Platt, David McCallum, Alfred Molina and Rosario Dawson.