“Batman: Gotham Knight” Animated Feature Scheduled To Air On Teletoon In May 2009

The Batman: Gotham Knight animated feature, which previously premiered on home video in 2008 to coincide with the live-action The Dark Knight theatrical release, is slated to air Friday, May 22nd, 2009 at 9:30pm (ET) as part of the Teletoon Detour programming block on Teletoon. Below is the official synopsis for the feature.

Batman: Gotham Knight
Teletoon, Friday, May 22nd, 2009, at 9:30pm (ET)

Acclaimed screenwriters including David Goyer (Batman Begins), Josh Olson (A History of Violence) and Alan Burnett (Batman: The Animated Series) join forces with revered animation filmmakers on six spellbinding chapters chronicling Batman’s transition from novice crimefighter to The Dark Knight. These globe-spanning adventures pit Batman against the fearsome Scarecrow, the freakish Killer Croc and the unerring marksman Deadshot. From some of the world’s most visionary animators comes a thrilling depiction of Batman as man, myth and legend.

Teletoon is scheduled to re-air the Batman: Gotham Knight animated feature directly after the 9:30pm (ET) airing again at 11:00pm (ET) on the same day. More details on the direct-to-video Batman: Gotham Knight animated feature can be found at the The World’s Finest Batman: Gotham Knight subsite. Teletoon, the Canadian animation-themed network, previously aired the direct-to-video Batman: Gotham Knight animated feature in October 2008.

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