'Sgt. Rock' Among Five New Animated DC Showcase Shorts Coming from Warner Bros.

Charlie Weber ( How To Get Away with Murder ) provides the voice of Adam Strange, alongside with Roger R. Cross, Kimberly Brooks, Ray Chase and Fred Tatasciore.

In the story, Vincent, an artist with unresolved inner demons, meets a mysterious girl who helps him come to terms with his creative legacy … and eventual death.

The Phantom Stranger has Bruce Timm ( Batman: The Killing Joke ) at the helm as executive producer and director, and the short is written by Ernie Altbacker ( Teen Titans: The Judas Contract ).

Initially launched in 2010, DC Showcase was originally comprised of four animated shorts produced by Bruce Timm and directed by Joaquim Dos Santos: The Spectre (released on 2/23/2010), Jonah Hex (7/27/2010), Green Arrow (9/28/2010) and Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam (11/9/2010).

Screenwriters on the initial quintet were Steve Niles ( The Spectre ), Joe Lansdale (Jonah Hex ), Greg Weisman ( Green Arrow ), Michael Jelenic ( Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam ) and Paul Dini ( Catwoman ).

Actors featured on the first five shorts were Malcolm McDowell, James Garner (in his final performance), Jerry O’Connell, Linda Hamilton, Gary Cole, Alyssa Milano, Thomas Jane, Michael Rooker, Eliza Dushku, Neal McDonough, Ariel Winter, Danica McKeller, George Newbern, Michelle Trachtenberg and Arnold Vosloo, as well as Jon Polito, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett, Steve Blum, Grey Delisle, John DiMaggio, Josh Keaton, Zach Callison, Jason Marsden, Liliana Mumy, Tara Strong, Cree Summer and Kevin Michael Richardson.

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