First theatrically released traditionally animated Warner Bros. film since Clifford's Really Big Movie (2004) 14 years prior.
Tara Strong announced on her Twitter that a season 6 of the original Teen Titans (2003) series could be possible depending on the success of the film.
Nicolas Cage's 3rd Warner Bros. animated film, after The Ant Bully (2006) and Astro Boy (2009).
Nicolas Cage was cast as Superman in "Superman Lives" before the project was canceled.
In the comics, Slade's supervillain name is "Deathstroke". This name has never been used in a Teen Titans cartoon, because it was decided that a character with "Death" as part of his name should not be in a children's cartoon.
The fourth theatrical film based on a Cartoon Network TV series, after The Powerpuff Girls Movie (2002) released 16 years prior, Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) 10 years prior, and The Lego Ninjago Movie (2017) a year before.
The film is being released in July 2018, which marks the 15th anniversary of the original Teen Titans (2003) series.
A montage of flipping comic pages from the "The New Teen Titans" comic (#1, November 1980) appears at the beginning of the film. This is also a reference to Marvel Studios' flipping comic pages logo.
The sixth DC Comics animated film to be released theatrically, after Batman: Mask of the Phantasm (1993), Batman: The Killing Joke (2016), Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders (2016), The Lego Batman Movie (2017), and Batman and Harley Quinn (2017).
This is the first Warner Bros. animated film to be featured in a 1:85:1 aspect ratio since The Ant Bully (2006).
2nd collaboration between Patton Oswalt and Will Arnett. Their first was Ratatouille (2007) released 11 years prior.
Wil Wheaton's 2nd theatrically released animated film. His first was The Secret of NIMH (1982) released 36 years prior.
Wonder Woman's second animated theatrical film appearance. The Lego Movie (2014) was her first animated theatrical appearance as well as her first appearance in any theatrical film.
Is the first theatrically released traditionally animated film based off a traditionally animated show to have its franchise Teen Titans Go! (2013) make its big screen debut since The Simpsons Movie (2007) released 11 years prior, which also happened to be on July 27th.
Aquaman is the only DC Universe character to appear in this film voiced by a straight up voice actor, being Eric Bauza, who was also in 2 Teen Titans Go! (2013) episodes.
Of the only 4 theatrically released traditionally animated films of the 2010s, this is the only one to have not had any previous theatrical films in the franchise before hand. Winnie the Pooh (2011) was preceded by The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh (1977), The Tigger Movie (2000), Piglet's Big Movie (2003) and Pooh's Heffalump Movie (2005), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) was preceded by The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004), and My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) was preceded by My Little Pony: The Movie (1986).
Nicolas Cage's 5th theatrically released animated film, after The Ant Bully (2006), G-Force (2009), Astro Boy (2009) and The Croods (2013).
The Challengers of the Unknown is a team of DC Comics characters created by Marvel Comics co-creator Jack Kirby in 1957. The basic premise of their series as a team of explorers of the alien and unusual who felt they were living on borrowed time after miraculously surviving a plane crash, predates the later Marvel Comics creation, The Fantastic Four, also co-created by Kirby as well as Stan Lee, in many respects.
Is the 2nd collaboration between experienced voice actresses Hynden Walch (Starfire) and Tara Strong (Raven) in a theatrically released animated film, after appearing as minor human characters in The Wild Thornberrys Movie (2002) which is also based off an animated show, 16 years prior.
David Kaye's 5th animated film to release theatrically, after The Ant Bully (2006), Up (2009), The Hero of Color City (2014) and Ratchet & Clank (2016), the Pixar film of which also had him voicing a commentator.
Kristen Bell, Nicolas Cage and Greg Cipes have both been in incarnations of Astro Boy. Bell and Cage were in the CGI film Astro Boy (2009) as Cora and Dr. Tenma respectively, and Cipes was in the traditionally animated series Astro Boy (2003) as Atlas.
James Corden was initially cast as Balloon Man. However, for reasons unknown, he was replaced with Greg Davies.
The 4th and last theatrically released traditionally animated American film to release in the 2010s. The previous films had been Winnie the Pooh (2011), The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015) and My Little Pony: The Movie (2017). There was to have been a 5th one, being The SpongeBob Movie: It's a Wonderful Sponge (2020), prior to that film no longer being set to release in the 2010s after it was pushed back from 2019 to 2020.
Will Arnett's 3rd Warner Bros. animated film, after The Lego Movie (2014) and The Lego Batman Movie (2017). In those films he voiced Batman, and while that character appears in this film, Arnett instead voices Slade, the main villain and regular nemesis of the Teen Titans.
Both Scott Menville and Tara Strong appeared in one of the My Little Pony theatrical films. Menville was in My Little Pony: The Movie (1986) as Danny, and Strong was in My Little Pony: The Movie (2017) as Twilight Sparkle.
Jimmy Kimmel's 5th time voice acting in a movie, after Road Trip (2000), Garfield (2004), The Smurfs 2 (2013) and The Boss Baby (2017).
Kristen Bell's 4th animated film, after Astro Boy (2009), Frozen (2013), and Zootopia (2016).
When the Titans first arrive at the WB studios, Starfire points to the water tower and says "That's where the Animaniacs live", a call back to the 90s animated series Animaniacs (1993).
Greg Cipes's 2nd theatrically released animated film. His first was The Wild (2006) released 12 years prior.
Is the 2nd animated superhero themed movie of 2018. The first had been Incredibles 2 (2018) released a month prior.
Patton Oswalt (Atom), Stan Lee (Himself) and Khary Payton (Cyborg) all appeared in episodes of Big Hero 6 The Series (2017) on separate occasions.
Will Arnett's 2nd time voice acting in a traditionally animated film. His first time was in the English dub of The Secret World of Arrietty (2010).
Nicolas Cage is such a big fan of Superman that he named his son Kal-El, which is Superman's birth name. Nic voices Superman in this film.
Both Will Arnett, Greg Cipes and Eric Bauza had been in incarnations of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Arnett was in the Nickelodeon movies films Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014) and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows (2016) as Vernon Fenwick, Cipes was in the Nickelodeon series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012) as Michelangelo, and Bauza was in the Nickelodeon series Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) as Splinter.
Stan Lee's cameo had the joke that he didn't know he was in a film based on Marvel Comics' rival, DC Comics. However, there is a DC Comics character available that Lee could have used to fit perfectly into the DC Universe story: Funky Flashman. That character is a comedic villain who was a flamboyant and conniving would-be talent promoter created by Jack Kirby in the "Mister Miracle" series that was an obvious caricature of Stan Lee, with whom Kirby felt some bitterness against from his time at Marvel.
Nicolas Cage owned a copy of Action Comics #1 which had the first appearance of Superman.