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SDCC: "Justice League Dark" Animated Film Confirmed; "Teen Titans" & More Announced

It's official: "Justice League Dark" is going to become an animated film. At the "Batman: The Killing Joke" premiere at Comic-Con International in San Diego, Gary Miereanu named three new DC Comics animated films, including "Justice League Dark."

Additionally, he announced "Teen Titans: The Judas Contact," which will debut next spring, as well as "Batman and Harley Quinn: A Bruce Timm Original," which arrives next summer.

Word first surfaced in November 2012 of a possible live-action, Guillermo del Toro-directed "Justice League Dark" film, based on the comic book series of the time starring John Constantine, Zatanna, Deadman and more. Updates came periodically from del Toro at various events -- including a working title of "Dark Universe" -- though based on reports, the film never seemed to move past preliminary stages. It is unlikely that del Toro would be involved in this possible animated version of the film.

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Though Del Toro has since moved on, he left a script with WB; a live-action version of "Justice League Dark" was originally set to explore the supernatural corners of the DCU under the watch of producer Scott Rudin.

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