Naya Rivera’s last posthumous role in the film has been revealed: the deceased star will be voicing Catwoman in the upcoming two-part Batman: The Long Halloween.
On Wednesday, March 31, Warner Bros. Animation announced that Rivera had recorded her voice for the character of Selina Kyle and her alter ego Catwoman for the upcoming film, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part 1 and Part 2. Rivera has completed his voiceover work. on the project before his death on July 2, 2020.
The two-part animated film is based on the DC comic book series and its 1996 and 1997 series characters. The project will follow Batman as he tracks down a serial killer named Holiday who kills each month on a public holiday.
The cast of Batman includes a star formation: Supernatural alum Jensen Ackles will play Batman, while Harvey Dent will be voiced by Josh Duhamel. Other cast members include Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone, Billy Burke as James Gordon, David Dastmalchian as Calendar Man, Troy Baker as Joker, Amy Landecker as Barbara Gordon, Julie Nathanson as Gilda Dent, Jack Quaid as Alberto, Fred Tatasciore as Solomon Grundy and Alastair Duncan as Alfred.
The film does not have an official release date but is slated to debut in the spring or summer of 2021. The film is rated PG-13 for violence, gory pictures, language and short smoking. The film is apparently ready for direct DVD release as it was produced by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC.
Besides the upcoming film, Rivera appeared posthumously as a judge on the Sugar Rush TV show. Rivera also appeared as herself in the episode “Blannibal Quits” of The Eric Andre Show from Comedy Central.