In addition to Keanu Reeves and Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson voices Krypto the Super-Dog in the animated action adventure feature film from director Jared Stern. The film opens in theaters on May 20, 2022.
DC League of Super-Pets also features the voices of Kate McKinnon (Saturday Night Live, the Magic School Bus Rides Again films, Ferdinand), John Krasinski (the Quiet Place films, The Office), and Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live, Office Christmas Party, Trainwreck).
Also on board are Natasha Lyonne (Show Dogs, Ballmastrz 9009), Diego Luna (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Maya and the Three), and Marc Maron (Joker, GLOW), Thomas Middleditch (Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie), and Ben Schwartz (Sonic the Hedgehog, Duck Tales).
In DC League of Super-Pets, Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting crime in Metropolis side by side.
When Superman and the rest of the Justice League are kidnapped, Krypto must convince a rag-tag shelter pack — Ace the hound, PB the potbellied pig, Merton the turtle and Chip the squirrel — to master their own newfound powers and help him rescue the superheroes.
Stern, a veteran writer/consultant on the LEGO movies, makes his animated feature film directorial debut, directing from a screenplay he wrote with frequent collaborator John Whittington.
The movie is based on characters from DC. Superman was created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. It is produced by Patricia Hicks, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia and Jared Stern.
The executive producers are John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Nicholas Stoller, Allison Abbate, Chris Leahy, Sharon Taylor and Courtenay Valenti.
Stern’s creative team includes production designer Kim Taylor (The LEGO Ninjago Movie) and editors David Egan (Game Night, Vacation) and Jhoanne Reyes (Teen Titans GO!, Young Justice).
The music is by Steve Jablonsky (the Transformers films).
A Seven Bucks production, DC League of Super-Pets will be released by Warner Bros. Pictures in theaters internationally beginning May 18, 2022 and in North America on May 20, 2022.
Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype and ShockTillYouDrop.