Wednesday, July 13, 2011

"Batman: Year One" - October 18, 2011

Warner Home video reports that writer Frank Miller’s comic book take of DC Comics' "Batman", will make its full-length animated debut in "Batman: Year One", the next entry in the ongoing series of DC Universe Animated Original Movies.

Produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, the new, PG-13 rated film will be available, October 18, 2011 :

"...'Batman: Year One' is based on the 1987 DC Comics titles from 12-time Eisner Award winner Frank Miller and illustrator David Mazzucchelli. The film depicts the return of young 'Bruce Wayne’ to 'Gotham City' in his first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed vigilante.

"The playboy billionaire chooses the guise of a giant bat to combat crime, creates an early bond with a young 'Lieutenant James Gordon', already battling corruption from inside the police department, inadvertently plays a role in the birth of 'Catwoman' and helps to bring down a crooked political system that infests Gotham..."

Voice cast includes Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad"), Ben McKenzie ("Southland"), Eliza Dushku ("Dollhouse"), Katee Sackhoff ("Battlestar Galactica").

Executive producer is Bruce Timm, for directors Lauren Montgomery ("Superman/Batman: Apocalypse") and Sam Liu ("All-Star Superman") from a script by Oscar nominee Tab Murphy ("Gorillas in the Mist").

The "Batman: Year One Blu-ray Combo Pack" will include 3 hours of content, including a special Sneak Peek of "Justice League: Doom", the next DC Universe Animated Original Movie.

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