Nicolas Cage Is Finally Getting The Chance To Play Superman (Sort Of)

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The second of which is electro-pop singer-songwriter, Halsey, who will play Wonder Woman in the film.

The film belongs to the continuity of Teen Titans GO!, a frantic, animated reimagining of Cartoon Network's Teen Titans, the popular superhero TV series that aired from 2003 to 2006.

The cast also includes rapper Lil Yachty as the voice of Green Lantern, and Nicolas Cage as the voice of Superman.

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Say what you will of the cartoon series, Teen Titans Go!, which aired April 23, 2013 on Cartoon Network as part of the DC Nation block and is now airing its fourth season. Existing in the same continuity as their insane yet still active show on Cartoon Network, the Teen Titans find out that other DC superheroes seem to have films produced, so they seek out the flawless director for their debut on the big screen, but an old enemy has other ideas planned for them.

The meta-loving folks running Teen Titans GO! never turn down an opportunity to make a joke referencing the state of the superhero in popular entertainment. The Go! franchise follows Robin (Scott Menville), Starfire (Hynden Watch), Raven (Tara Strong), Beast Boy (Greg Cipes) and Cyborg (The Walking Dead's Khary Payton) as they kill time between battling bad guys. For more on Cage's past attempts to play Superman, seek out the documentary The Death of Superman Lives, which is where the above image of Cage in costume comes from. Cage is a massive Superman fan and even named his son Kal-El, which, as all comics fans know, is the Man of Steel's Kryptonian birth name. But de facto leader Robin is determined to remedy the situation, and be seen as a star instead of a sidekick. With some madcap ideas and a few musical numbers ready to bust out, the Titans head to Tinsel Town to persuade a hotshot director (Kristen) to help. But when the group is radically misdirected by a serious super villain and his maniacal plan to take over the Earth, things really go awry. "The team finds their friendship and their fighting spirit failing, putting the very fate of the Teen Titans themselves on the line". The film hits theaters July 27.

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