Batman Beyond

Cartoon Network Schedules “Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker” Feature This Weekend

The fan-favorite direct-to-video Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker animated feature will air Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:30pm (ET) as part of the special weekend programming on Cartoon Network. Official details on the Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker animated feature are available below. Please note schedule details are subject to change by Cartoon Network without notice.


Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker
Cartoon Network, Saturday, January 16th, 2010, at 6:30pm (ET)

The sleeker, deadlier and seemingly immortal Clown Prince of Crime is back with his own unique brand of havoc and mayhem. While trying to uncover the Joker’s secrets, the new Batman, Terry McGinnis, discovers the greatest mystery in the life of the original Caped Crusader: What happened the night he fought the Joker for the last time. When Bruce Wayne is almost killed in one of the Joker’s latest attacks, Batman vows to avenge his mentor and put the Joker to rest forever. Get ready for heart-stomping action, awesome adventure and amazing revelations in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker.

Further details on the Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker direct-to-video animated feature can be found at the The World’s Finest. The 2009 direct-to-video animated feature Green Lantern: First Flight is scheduled to makes its Cartoon Network debut immediately following the special Cartoon Network presentation of Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, starting at 8pm (ET) on the network.

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“Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker” Animated Feature To Air August 2009 On Teletoon

The Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker animated feature is slated to air Sunday, August 23rd, 2009 at 11:00am (ET) as part of the Action Force programming block on Teletoon. Below is the official synopsis for the feature.

Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker
Teletoon, Sunday, August 23rd, 2009, at 11:00am (ET)

Batman (Terry McGinnis) must deal with the threat of The Joker, who has mysteriously appeared in the future, and with the revelations of Bruce Wayne’s past. This new Joker knows all about Bruce! But what does this have to do with Tim Drake?

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Press Release For Upcoming “The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season” DVD Title

Press release:

JOIN ZETA ON THE RUN WHEN WARNER HOME VIDEO RELEASES
THE ZETA PROJECT: THE COMPLETE FIRST SEASON ON MARCH 17, 2009!

The Multi-Disc Set Includes the Highly Anticipated Conclusion
To The Series Told By Producer Robert Goodman


Warner Home Video (WHV) and DC Comics bring Zeta, the experientially infiltrated robot from Batman Beyond, to DVD in The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season, on March 17, 2009 for $26.99 SRP. The multi-disc compilation is a spin-off from the animated series Batman Beyond and includes bonus episodes from Batman Beyond that feature Zeta and a featurette with producer Robert Goodman.

Zeta, a robot programmed by the U.S. government to fight the country’s enemies using weaponry and a holographic self-projector, evolves to the point where he acquires both emotion and a conscience. As the value of human life became evident, he flees the government, who believes he has been reprogrammed by a foreign power. On the run, Zeta encounters Rosalie “Ro” Rowan, a street orphan who is wanted by the law herself. Join Zeta and Ro in The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season as they set out across America to find both Ro’s parents, and Zeta’s creator who can prove the robot is acting of his own free will.

The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season will be a multi-disc DVD with approximately 260 minutes of twelve 22-minutes episodes including:

-The Accomplice
-His Maker’s Name
-Remote Control
-Change of Heart
-The Next Gen
-West Bound
-Hicksburg
-Shadows
-Crime Waves
-Taffy Time
-Kid Genius
-Ro’s Return

Originally broadcast on Kids’ WB, The Zeta Project was a two season adventure that left fans in suspense with no conclusion ever written for the series. As an exciting extra The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season will feature:

Featurette: Finding Freedom – (15-20 minutes approx) With no conclusion ever written for the series, fans have been left to wonder what happened to Zeta and Ro. In a roundtable discussion, the cast speculates on various theories of where the show would have gone while producer/show runner Robert Goodman and his team give the fans the definitive answers.

Additional Extras:
Bonus Episodes from Batman Beyond that feature Zeta:
-Zeta
-Countdown

“We are thrilled to be extending the Batman franchise with The Zeta Project: The Complete First Season” said Amit Desai, WHV Vice President of Family, Animation & Sports Marketing. “The twelve episodes are filled with high energy and the bonus featurette with Robert Goodman is a real treat for fans that have been waiting in anticipation for an ending.”

DC Comics, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is the largest English-language publisher of comics in the world and home to such iconic characters as Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the Sandman. These DC Super Heroes and others have starred in comic books, movies, television series (both animated and live-action) and cyberspace, thrilling audiences of all ages for generations. DC Comics’ Web site is located at www.dccomics.com.

The Zeta Project and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and DC Comics.

With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video’s film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.

More information on The Zeta Project can be found at out The Zeta Project subsite here at The World’s Finest. Stay tuned for further updates.

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Teletoon Highlights Upcoming “Batman Beyond,” “Batman: The Brave and The Bold” Events


The Canadian network Teletoon has scheduled Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker to air Sunday, February 8th, 2009 at 11am (ET). This encore presentation of the acclaimed animated movie is the second “Batman”-related programming for the day, with the Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Invasion of the Secret Santas!” airing earlier in the morning at 9am (ET). The episode sees Batman and Red Tornado fight to stop Fun Haus’ Yuletide crime spree.

Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker is also scheduled to air on Cartoon Network at 8pm (ET) on Saturday, January 31st, 2009.

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Friedle Discusses “Batman: The Brave And The Bold” And “Batman Beyond,” New Episode Tonight

To view this new interview, click on the links provided below.


Will Friedle Interview

Cartoon Network has scheduled the holiday-themed Batman: The Brave and The Bold episode “Invasion of the Secret Santas!” to air tonight, December 12th, 2008, at 8pm (ET). That episode will feature Blue Beetle, Red Tornado, the villainous Sportsmaster, and Fun Haus. Click here to view fifteen images from tonight’s new episode.

Repeats of Batman: The Brave and The Bold will air until new episodes return in January 2009. Stay tuned for further updates, including exclusive interviews, on those new episodes.

In related news, Green Arrow will team-up with Batman to fight Ultra-Humanite in Batman: The Brave and The Bold #3, due March 25th, 2008 from DC Comics.

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