While not currently confirmed by Cartoon Network, Beware The Batman director Sam Liu stated that the upcoming CG-animated series is set to debut on the DC Nation programming block come July 2013. The director revealed the news over the weekend through his Twitter account. Beware The Batman will presumably start once the current airing of Green Lantern: The Animated Series reruns finish its current stint run on the Cartoon Network Saturday morning block.
Beware the Batman incorporates Batmans core characters with a rogues gallery of new villains not previously seen in animated form. Along with backup from ex-secret agent Alfred and lethal swordstress Katana, the Dark Knight faces the twisted machinations of Gotham Citys criminal underworld led by the likes of Anarky, Professor Pyg, Mister Toad and Magpie. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, this action-packed detective thriller deftly redefines what we have come to know as a Batman show. Featuring cutting-edge CGI visuals to match the intricate twists and turns of the narrative, Batman steps out of the shadows and into the spotlight for an entirely new generation of fans. With WBAs Sam Register executive producing, and Batman Beyonds Glen Murakami and Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporateds Mitch Watson producing. Anthony Ruivivar will star as Bruce Wayne/Batman in Beware The Batman, with Sumalee Montano as Katana, J.B. Blanc as Alfred Pennyworth, and Kurtwood Smith featured as Lt. James Gordon.
Beware the Batman was originally announced in October 2011 by Sam Register, executive vice president for creative affairs at Warner Bros. Animation, at the MIP Junior conference in Cannes, France. The series is currently in active production, with an assortment of episodes in various stages of production.
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