Return of the Caped Crusaders a New Batman 66 Cartoon
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will be releasing Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders this fall. It’s a retro-themed original animated movie that features the voices of the 1966 cast: Adam West as Batman, Burt Ward as Robin, and Julie Newmar as Catwoman.
The movie will be available to purchase digitally on October 11 and on DVD or Blu-ray November 1. EW.com has the exclusive trailer, with hints of classic villains “in space”. It’s a shame that the blocky animation doesn’t hit quite the perfect style, but the voices are fun.
I find it interesting that at a time when the “main” Batman movies (including the animated versions) are so dark, that Warner has still found room for this nostalgic approach. More versions for more audiences isn’t a bad thing.