Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar Return to Batman…Kinda!August 23, 2016
Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar are returning to the Batman franchise by lending their voices to DC’s latest animated feature film coming out this October.
DC is taking us back to 1960s Batman in Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders. Adam West and Burt Ward reprise their roles as Batman and Robin to defend Gotham City from The Penguin, The Joker, The Riddler and Catwoman. The quartet of villains combined their crime syndicates to take over Gotham and foil the heroes. In order to save Gotham, Batman and Robin make a trip to outer space.
The adventure will first be available for digital download and video on demand services on October 11, and on November 1 will be out on DVD and Blu-Ray.
Rick Morales, known for LEGO® DC Comics Super Heroes – Justice League: Cosmic Clash directs from the script written by Michael Jelenic (Teen Titans Go!) and James Tucker (Justice League vs. Teen Titans). Tucker and Jelenic serves as Supervising Producer and Producer, respectively, on the film. Sam Register is Executive Producer. Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan are Executive Producers.
What you can expect from the different ways to purchase:
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders Blu-ray™ Enhanced Content includes:
Those Dastardly Desperados” featurette – Joker, Catwoman, Penguin and Riddler are impossible not to watch! Those Dastardly Desperados explores how these fiends became more than just antagonists in a Batman story; they became icons in American pop culture.
A Classic Cadre of Voices” featurette – A new talented cast of actors join Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar in Batman: Return of The Caped Crusaders. Go behind the scenes and witness the vocal techniques and timing needed to deliver a classic Bat-Comedy!
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders will be available to viewers for streaming and download to watch anywhere in high definition and standard definition on their favorite devices from select digital retailers including Amazon, CinemaNow, Flixster, iTunes, PlayStation, Vudu, Xbox and others. Starting October 11, 2016, Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders will also be available digitally on Video On Demand services from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles.
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Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders
Street Date: November 1, 2016
Audio: Dolby Surround Stereo
Color / Closed Captioned