Watchmen Chapter 1 Trailer: A Murder Mystery in an Alternate World

Watchmen Chapter 1 Trailer: A Murder Mystery in an Alternate World

Warner Bros. Entertainment has released the first official red-band trailer for ‘Watchmen Chapter 1,’ a two-part animated feature based on Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons‘ iconic graphic novel. The project was announced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Studios during last year’s SDCC. You can watch the trailer below.

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What is the Plot of Watchmen Chapter 1?

According to Warner Bros. Animation, the official synopsis for ‘Watchmen Chapter 1’ reads: “In an alternate world, the murder of a government-sponsored superhero draws his outlawed colleagues out of retirement, into a mystery that threatens their lives and the world itself.”

Directed and produced by Brandon Vietti from an adaptation by J. Michael Straczynski, the film’s all-star voice cast includes Matthew Rhys (Dan Dreiberg, Nite Owl), Katee Sackhoff (Laurie Juspeczyk, Silk Spectre), Titus Welliver (Rorschach, Walter Kovacs), Troy Baker (Adrian Veidt, Ozymandias), Adrienne Barbeau (Sally Jupiter, Silk Spectre), Corey Burton (Captain Metropolis), Michael Cerveris (Jonathan Osterman, Dr. Manhattan), Jeffrey Combs (Edgar Jacobi, Moloch), Grey DeLisle, Kelly Hu, John Marshall Jones (Hooded Justice), Max Koch, Phil LaMarr, Yuri Lowenthal (Wally Weaver), Geoff Pierson (Hollis Mason, Nite Owl), Dwight Schultz, Jason Spisak, Kari Wahlgren (Janey Slater), and Rick D. Wasserman (Edward Blake, The Comedian). See the poster below.

Watchmen Chapter 1 TrailerImage Source: Warner Bros. Animation

Jim Krieg and Cindy Rago are producers, with Dave Gibbons as the consulting producer. Sam Register, Larry Gordon, and Lloyd Levin serve as executive producers.

When will ‘Watchmen Chapter I’ be released on Digital?

‘Watchmen Chapter I’ will be released on Digital on August 13, 2024.

When will ‘Watchmen Chapter I’ be available on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray?

‘Watchmen Chapter I’ will be available on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray on August 27, 2024.

Bonus features for ‘Watchmen Chapter I’ include interviews with the filmmakers, including Dave Gibbons, J. Michael Straczynski, and more.

Special Features Include:

  • The Art of Adaptation: Introducing the Story
  • Dave Gibbons and Watchmen: Chapters I-VI

Film Information:

  • 4K UHD & Blu-ray Languages: English, Spanish
  • 4K UHD & Blu-ray Subtitles: English, Spanish, French
  • Running Time: 83 minutes
  • Rated: R
  • Digital Version: Not available in Canada

Source: Warner Bros. Entertainment/YouTube

Source: IGN