Get exclusive details on the upcoming animated film, Babylon 5: The Road Home. J. Michael Straczynski, the creator of Babylon 5, brings back the original stars along with exciting new additions. Join John Sheridan as he embarks on a cosmic journey through multiple timelines and alternate realities, reuniting with familiar faces while unraveling the mysteries of the Universe. Discover more about this raucous and heartfelt love letter to the fans. Summer release announced by Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment.
J. Michael Straczynski’s beloved science fiction franchise, Babylon 5, is set to make a triumphant return with the upcoming animated film, Babylon 5: The Road Home. Fans of the original series will be thrilled to learn that Straczynski has gathered an exceptional voice cast, including the return of the iconic stars, to continue the captivating story he began in the 1990s.
The logline of Babylon 5: The Road Home promises an enthralling adventure: “Travel across the galaxy with John Sheridan as he unexpectedly finds himself transported through multiple timelines and alternate realities in a quest to find his way back home. Along the way, he reunites with some familiar faces, while discovering cosmic new revelations about the history, purpose, and meaning of the Universe.”
The film brings back several beloved Babylon 5 cast members, ensuring a nostalgic experience for fans. Bruce Boxleitner reprises his role as John Sheridan, Claudia Christian returns as Susan Ivanova, Peter Jurasik as Londo Mollari, Bill Mumy as Lennier, Tracy Scoggins as Elizabeth Lochley, and Patricia Tallman as Lyta Alexander.
Under the masterful pen of Straczynski himself, Babylon 5: The Road Home promises to be a thrilling addition to the franchise. Straczynski not only wrote the film but also serves as the executive producer, overseeing its development. The film will be directed by Matt Peters, known for his work on Batman and Superman: Battle of the Super Sons, with Rick Morales as the supervising producer. Sam Register, the executive producer, brings his expertise to the project.
Joining the returning cast members are talented voice actors who will bring new characters to life. The voice cast includes Paul Guyet as Zathras and Jeffery Sinclair, Anthony Hansen as Michael Garibaldi, Mara Junot as Reporter and Computer Voice, Phil LaMarr as Dr. Stephen Franklin, Piotr Michael as David Sheridan, Andrew Morgado as G’Kar, and Rebecca Riedy as Delenn.
Babylon 5 originally started as a TV film in 1993, which garnered strong ratings and led to a highly successful series spanning five seasons and 110 episodes. Straczynski’s captivating storytelling expanded the Babylon 5 universe, resulting in feature-length TV films, comics, novels, and the spinoff series Crusade.
Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Bros. Discovery Home Entertainment have announced a summer release for Babylon 5: The Road Home, ensuring fans won’t have to wait long to embark on this thrilling journey. Straczynski himself describes the film as a “raucous,” “heartfelt,” and “nonstop” experience—a true love letter to the fans who have supported the franchise throughout the years.
Get ready to be transported to the vast cosmos once again, as Babylon 5: The Road Home brings together the original stars, intriguing new characters, and a captivating story that promises to reignite the passion of fans. Stay tuned for more updates on this eagerly awaited animated feature.