Just a few months in the past it appeared that not even the Darkish Knight was proof against the Warner Bros. massacre because the highly-anticipated Batman: Caped Crusader animated sequence had reportedly been axed from HBO Max. Nonetheless, Caped Crusader was being shopped round to different potential streamers as a part of Warner Bros. Discovery’s efforts to monetize content material by promoting tasks to third-party patrons. It seems the efforts succeeded as The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that not solely has the Caped Crusader animated sequence discovered a brand new house at Amazon however as acquired a two season order.
As revealed at DC FanDome in 2021, Batman: Caped Crusader will see animation legend Bruce Timm workforce up with J.J. Abrams and Matt Reeves alongside with Co-Government Producer James Tucker for this new tackle the Darkish Knight. Thought particulars had been scarce, in response to Timm, “It’s extra Batman: The Animated Collection than Batman: The Animated Collection.” Furthermore, not like the unique Batman: The Animated Collection which endured sure limitations when it comes to content material and grownup themes, Caped Crusader received’t face these restrictions.
If by some means you weren’t already excited for a brand new Bruce Timm Batman animated sequence, how about the truth that acclaimed comics author Ed Brubaker will function the top author for Caped Crusader?
In an early assertion, Brubaker divulged what attracted him to be concerned within the challenge:
“Their imaginative and prescient for the present, with a barely extra pulpy tackle the character, and a brand new means of trying on the world of Gotham, set up to now however seen by means of a contemporary lens actually offered me, and to date each a part of it has been a blast to work on. I can’t wait till the remainder of the world can see what we’ve been constructing the previous couple of months within the writers room. All I can say is, it’s not what anybody is anticipating … however in a great way.”
No premiere date has but been introduced for Batman: Caped Crusader. With a bit of luck, we are able to count on it earlier than the top of the 12 months.