The Dark Knight returns with a whole new look as Warner Bros. Animation remasters the popular 2004 series; home entertainment release coming February 1, 2022.
The Caped Crusader’s early years gets a closer look as Warner Bros. Home Entertainment brings the fully-remastered The Batman: The Complete Series to Blu-ray for the very first time. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC, the 65-episode box set will be distributed February 1, 2022 by WBHE on Blu-ray+Digital ($69.99 SRP) in the United States, and a Blu-ray only package ($79.98 SRP) in Canada.
The six-time Emmy Award-winning series premiered September 11, 2004 on Kids’ WB before shifting to Cartoon Network for subsequent seasons. The Batman: The Complete Series follows 20-something-year-old Bruce Wayne’s early adventures balancing his daytime persona as a bachelor billionaire with his nighttime guise as the Dark Knight. Along the way, Batman is joined by allies Robin and Batgirl as they combat Gotham City’s Rogues’ Gallery, including updated versions of his classic foes as well as a bevy of rarely seen villains like Killer Moth and The Everywhere Man. Join one of the most intriguing characters in comic book history again in this classic action-packed adventure that test the limits of the legendary character's extraordinary physical prowess and super-sleuthing skills.
Executive Producer Alan Burnett led an extremely talented team that included producers Glen Murakami; Jeff Matsuda and Linda Steiner; and supervising producers Michael Goguen and Duane Capizzi. Brandon Vietti anchored a group of eight series directors, while the episode writers featured an all-star roster of scribes including Bob Goodman; Paul Dini; Stan Berkowitz; Steven Melching; Greg Weisman; Joseph Kuhr; Michael Jelenic; Jane Espenson; Paul Giacoppo; and Len Uhley.
Rino Romano (Spider-Man Unlimited, Curious George) heads the cast as the voice of Bruce Wayne/Batman and is joined by Evan Sabara (The Polar Express) as Dick Grayson/Robin; Danielle Judovits (Naruto: Shippûden) as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl; Kevin Michael Richardson (The Simpsons, American Dad!) as the Joker; Ming-Na Wen (Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., The Book of Boba Fett) as Detective Ellen Yin; Tom Kenny (SpongeBob SquarePants) as The Penguin; Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption, Dexter: New Blood) as Mr. Freeze; Alastair Duncan (Batman: The Long Halloween) as Alfred; Gina Gershon (Face/Off, Showgirls) as Catwoman; Jason Marsden (Transformers: Rescue Bots, Young Justice) as Firefly; Steve Harris (The Practice) as Detective Ethan Bennett/Clayface; Mitch Pileggi (The X-Files) as Commissioner James Gordon; and Adam West (Batman) as Mayor Grange.
Stars of cinema and primetime television populate the voice cast as side character throughout the series, including Louis Gossett Jr. (Lucius Fox); Mark Hamill (Tony Zucco); Chris Pratt (Jake); Dana Delany (Lois Lane); Ron Perlman (Killer Croc); George Newbern (Superman); Brooke Shields (Julie); Robert Englund (The Riddler); Brandon Routh (Everywhere Man); Peter MacNicol (Dr. Kirk Langstrom); Frank Gorshin (Hugo Strange); Diedrich Bader (Captain Slash); Patrick Warburton (Cash Tankinson); Jerry O’Connell (Nightwing); Dorian Harewood (Martian Manhunter); Billie Hayes (Georgia); Wallace Langham (Basil Karlo); Gwendoline Yeo (Mercy Graves); Edward James Olmos (Chief Angel Rojas); Christopher Gorham (William Mallery); Xander Berkeley (Paul); James Remar (Black Mask); John Larroquette (Mirror Master); Patton Oswalt (Cosmo Krank); Fred Willard (Instructor); Robert Patrick (Hawkman); Dermot Mulroney (Green Lantern); Keone Young (Hideo Katsu); Ian Abercrombie (Ewan); Dave Foley (Francis Grey); Miguel Ferrer (Sinestro); Henry Gibson (Bagley); Edie McClurg (Mrs. Brown); David Faustino (David); Kevin Grevioux (Solomon Grundy); and Glenn Shadix (Artie Brown).
In addition, the series featured a who’s who of popular actors destined for the voice actor hall of fame, including Phil LaMarr; Hynden Walch; Kevin Conroy; Jeff Bennett; Daran Norris; Lex Lang; Dan Castellaneta; Grey Griffin; Charlie Schlatter; Will Friedle; Townsend Coleman; Kath Soucie; Peter Jessop; Rob Paulsen; Maurice LaMarche; Jim Meskimen; Jim Cummings; Jennifer Hale; John DiMaggio; Cathy Cavadini; Bumper Robinson; Dee Bradley Baker; Carlos Alazraqui; and Patrick Seitz.
The Batman: The Complete Series comes with a bunch of special features including a whole lot of behind-the-scenes interviews.
To see the full list of special content and bonus features download the press release here.
Source: Warner Brothers Home Entertainment