Batman: Year One

Hi-Res Images From Upcoming “Batman: Year One” Direct-To-Video Animated Feature

Warner Home Video has provided The World’s Finest with hi-res images of two previously released stills from the upcoming direct-to-video Batman: Year One animated feature. The animated feature, due to hit shelves Fall 2011 from Warner Home Video, adapts the acclaimed graphic novel of the same name. Batman: Year One is the twelfth entry in the successful DC Universe Animated Original Movies home video line. Please click on the thumbnails below for a closer look.

The above hi-res images are only currently available at The World’s Finest.

Batman: Year One voice cast details include Bryan Cranston as Lieutenant James Gordon, while Ben McKenzie as Bruce Wayne/Batman, Eliza Dushku as Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Katee Sackhoff as Detective Sarah Essen, and Alex Rocco as crime lord Carmine Falcone.

Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu are directing Batman: Year One from a script by Tab Murphy. Montgomery and Liu are both regular contributors to the DC Universe Animated Original Movie direct-to-video line from Warner Home Video, while this is only Murphy’s second project under the banner. His first was Superman/Batman: Apocalypse.

A co-production of Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, the direct-to-video Batman: Year One animated feature debuts Fall 2011 on Blu-ray disc and DVD from Warner Home Video. Stay tuned for further updates here soon at The Worlds Finest.

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Teletoon Airing “Batman: Gotham Knight” July 2010, Upcoming Releases Update

The 2008 direct-to-video Batman: Gotham Knight animated feature will return to the Canadian network Teletoon on Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 10:00pm (ET) as part of the “Feature Friday” programming block on Teletoon. Please note schedule details are subject to change without notice. Official details on the Batman: Gotham Knight animated feature are available below.


Batman: Gotham Knight
Teletoon, Friday, July 2nd, 2010, at 10:00pm (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.

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 is also slated to air the DC Universe Animated Original Movie title Superman/Batman: Public Enemies earlier on the same day, July 2nd, 2010, at 8:30pm (ET). The Canadian network is also scheduled to air Green Lantern: First Flight during the month of July 2010. Further details on those airings can be found here.

In related news, Warner Home Video has recently issued several new titles for upcoming home video releases from the studio. The following titles added to Warner Home Video’s upcoming slate of releases, in relation to upcoming related animated projects, include Green Lantern: Emerald Knights, Batman: Year One and Superman/Batman: Apocalypse. DC Showcase is still listed by Warner Home Video as an upcoming title. Titles Batman & Superman 75th Anniversary Collection and DC 75th Anniversary Theme Compilation are also listed, but there is no designation on whether these releases are live-action or animated. Warner Home Video is also producing a documentary on the 75th anniversary of DC Comics. Stay tuned for further updates here soon at The World’s Finest.

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