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Batman: Caped Crusader is an animated Batman series. It will debut on Amazon as part of their Prime Video streaming service and will premiere on August 1, 2024.[1][2]

Synopsis[]

“Welcome to Gotham City, where the corrupt outnumber the good, criminals run rampant and law-abiding citizens live in a constant state of fear. Forged in the fire of tragedy, wealthy socialite Bruce Wayne becomes something both more and less than human—the Batman. His one-man crusade for justice attracts unexpected allies within the GCPD and City Hall, but his heroic actions spawn deadly, unforeseen ramifications.”[3]

Cast[]

  • Hamish Linklater - Bruce Wayne/Batman
  • Christina Ricci - Selina Kyle/Catwoman
  • Jamie Chung - Dr. Harleen Quinzel / Harley Quinn
  • Diedrich Bader - Harvey Dent / Two-Face

Production[]

The series was announced at the WarnerMedia Upfront event on May 19, 2021 with Matt Reeves, J.J. Abrams and Bruce Timm revealed to be producing the series.[4] The series is said to "Reimagine the Batman mythology", with Timm, Reeves and Abrams describing it as a "thrilling, cinematic, and evocative of Batman’s noir roots while diving deeper into the psychology of these iconic characters."

On January 7, 2022, Ed Brubaker was announced as head writer.[5]

Caped Crusader Batsuit

Full Batsuit reveal January 7, 2022

The series was originally announced as a series set to premiere on Cartoon Network and HBO Max, but due to the Warner Bros. Discovery merger, it was announced to have been shopped to different outlets.[6] In March 2023, it was announced that it had been picked up by Amazon and that two seasons have been ordered.[7]

Crew[]

  • Bruce Timm - Executive Producer, Showrunner, Creator
  • Matt Reeves - Executive Producer, Creator
  • J.J. Abrams - Executive Producer, Creator
  • Ed Brubaker - Executive Producer, Head Writer
  • Sam Register - Executive Producer
  • James Tucker - Co-Executive Producer
  • Frederik Wiedmann - Composer

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