A top AEW star has landed a voice role in an upcoming animated film.
Since rising through the ranks of All Elite Wrestling and becoming AEW World Champion, Maxwell Jacob Friedman has slowly been breaking through as a mainstream star.
On August 24, Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment put out a press release to announce the animated film, “Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsmen, Part Two.” The film will be available digitally on October 17 and on Blu-Ray on October 31.
In the press release for the film, it was announced that MJF has a voice role in the movie. The press release reads:
JUSTICE LEAGUE x RWBY: SUPER HEROES & HUNTSMEN, PART TWO
WITNESS THE MONUMENTAL CONCLUSION OF THE EPIC TEAM UP OF DC AND ROOSTER TEETH CHARACTERS AVAILABLE TO PURCHASE DIGITALLY ON OCTOBER 17, 2023
AND ON 4K ULTRA HD AND BLU-RAY OCTOBER 31, 2023
The Justice League and Team RWBY take on their biggest adventure yet in Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsmen, Part Two available to purchase Digitally on October 17, 2023 and on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray October 31, 2023.
Following Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsmen, Part One, the new animated film from Rooster Teeth Animation, DC and Warner Bros. Animation, will see the Justice League and Team RWBY team up again in a whole new environment to take on Grimm, who has arrived on earth with even more powers.
Joining the voice cast in this second go around are Jamie Chung (Big Hero 6, Batman: Soul of the Dragon) as Black Canary, David Dastmalchian (Dune, The Suicide Squad, Ant-Man) as The Flash, Laura Bailey (The Legend of Vox Machina, Naruto: Shippûden) as Wonder Woman, Troy Baker (The Last of Us, BioShock Infinite) as Batman and Travis Willingham (Critical Role, Sofia The First) as Superman. Returning from Part One are Ozioma Akagha (Teen Titans Go!) as Vixen, Jeannie Tirado (Soul, Saints Row) as Green Lantern and Tru Valentino (The Rookie, The Cuphead Show!) as Cyborg alongside RWBY mainstays Lindsay Jones (Camp Camp) as Ruby, Kara Eberle (RWBY: Ice Queendom) as Weiss, Arryn Zech (The Detective is Already Dead) as Blake, and Barbara Dunkelman (Blood Fest) as Yang. The film also features the voices of Maxwell Friedman (AEW Dynamite, The Iron Claw), Christopher Sabat (Dragon Ball Z) and J. Michael Tatum (My Hero Academia).
The film was co-directed by Yssa Badiola (Camp Camp) and Dustin Matthews (RWBY franchise) from a script penned by Meghan Fitzmartin (Supernatural, Justice Society: World War II). Producers are Kimberly S. Moreau (Legion of Super Heroes), Ethan Spaulding (Mortal Kombat Legends: Scorpion’s Revenge) and Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) with Laura Yates (Boyhood, RWBY, Red vs. Blue) as supervising producer; and Sam Register and Michael Uslan executive producing.
Justice League x RWBY: Super Heroes & Huntsmen, Part Two will be available October 17 to purchase Digitally from Amazon Prime Video, AppleTV, Google Play, Vudu and more. 4K Ultra HD and Blu-Ray Discs will be available on October 31 to purchase online and in-store at major retailers.
On the heels of successfully escaping a deadly digital trap, the members of the Justice League emerge in their own world to discover that Grimm, ravenous creatures from Remnant, have overtaken Earth! In order to defeat the monsters, they must call on their new friends – Team RWBY – for help!
MJF is set to wrestle twice at AEW All In London this Sunday, August 27 when he and Adam Cole challenge ROH World Tag Team Champions Aussie Open on the Zero Hour pre-show.
Then, MJF will defend the AEW World Championship against Cole in the main event. For the full lineup for AEW All In London, click here.
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