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Trailer for the ‘Batman: Year One’ Animated Feature

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

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A trailer for the straight-to-DVD animated film Batman: Year One has been released, it has a great look and feel to it, much like the days of the great Batman Animated Series.  The movie is scheduled to premiere at San Diego Comic-Con; the movie itself will be released sometime in the fall.  Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku, and Katee Sackhoff will provide voice work.

Here’s a synopsis for the film and trailer:

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Voice Cast And Images For Batman: Year One

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Eliza Dushku, and Katee Sackhoff will provide voice work for the upcoming animated adaptation of Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli‘s Batman: Year One, the acclaimed graphic novel. [THR]

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Cranston will voice a young liutenant James Gordon, McKenzie is Bruce Wayne/Batman, Dushku will provide the voice for Catwoman, and Sackhoff is Gordon’s love interest, Detective Sarah Essen.  The film is PG-13 and stay close to the comic with executive producer Bruce Timm saying, “It a pretty straight forward literal retelling.  Mazzucchelli’s artwork is beautifully composed and we were able to refer to the comic for about 80 percent of the camera setups.”

Batman: Year One hits stores this fall.

Synopsis: A young Bruce Wayne has spent his adolescence and early adulthood, traveling the world so he could hone his body and mind into the perfect fighting and investigative machine. But now as he returns to Gotham City, he must find a way to focus his passion and bring justice to his city. Retracing Batman’s first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed vigilante, we watch as he chooses a guise of a giant bat, creates an early bond with a young Lieutenant James Gordon, inadvertently plays a role in the birth of Catwoman, and helps to bring down a corrupt political system that infests Gotham.

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Batman Year One Is Coming To DVD

Wednesday, June 9th, 2010

Batman Year OneWarner Bros. Home Video are developing an animated adaptation of the classic Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli comic story Batman: Year One, according to Comics Continuum.

Batman: Year One, published in 1987 was the first story that took Batman out of  Adam West territory and into a very realistic, very gritty real-world. The story continues to be hugely influential and was used as much of the basis for David Goyer’s original Batman Begins script.  A young Bruce Wayne has spent his adolescence and early adulthood, traveling the world so he could hone his body and mind into the perfect fighting and investigative machine. But now as he returns to Gotham City, he must find a way to focus his passion and bring justice to his city. Retracing Batman’s first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed vigilante, we watch as he chooses a guise of a giant bat, creates an early bond with a young Lieutenant James Gordon, inadvertently plays a role in the birth of Catwoman, and helps to bring down a corrupt political system that infests Gotham.

You can read a preview of Year One here.  On July 27th, Warner Bros. will release Batman: Under the Red Hood.