Black Freighter Pictures from the Watchmen DVD releases February 4, 2009 More Images of the Watchmen spin-off revealed Readers of the Watchmen graphic novel will be familiar with the comic-within-a-comic running through the pages. ‘The Tales Of The Black Freighter’. The story tells of a cast away (voiced on the DVD by Gerard Butler) desperate to return home to warn his family about “The Black Freighter”, a haunted pirate ship that steals the souls of the damned. Director Zack Snyder felt the Black Freighter was too much to add to the film and decided to make it a stand alone adventure. The DVD cover was previously shown in the movies.ie forums here http://www.movies.ie/forum/topic.aspx?topicid=7173 Below we bring you a first look at some stills from the DVD. The DVD is released in Ireland on March 24.