The Canadian network Teletoon is slated to air the Batman: Year One animated feature as part of the network’s “Teletoon at Night Superfan Movies” programming block. The 2011 direct-to-video title is slated to air Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 9:00pm (ET/PT) on the popular Canadian channel. The weekly “Teletoon at Night Superfan Movies” programming block on Teletoon, airing Fridays starting at 9:00pm (ET/PT), features a mix of super-hero and sci-fi-based movies, both live-action and animated.
Batman: Year, which explores the origin of Batman and Lieutenant James Gordon, is part of the ongoing DC Universe Animated Original Movie line from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation, and DC Entertainment. The DC Universe Animated Original Movie line is a regular fixture on Teletoon, with assorted titles airing multiple times on the network throughout the year. Official details on the Batman: Year One animated feature, released by Teletoon, are available below.
Batman: Year One
Teletoon, Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 9:00pm (ET/PT)
Batman: Year One is based on the landmark 1987 DC Comics titles from 12-time Eisner Award winner Frank Miller and illustrator David Mazzucchelli. The film depicts young Bruce Wayne’s return to Gotham City in his first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed vigilante. The playboy billionaire chooses the guise of a giant bat to combat crime, creates an early bond with a young Lieutenant James Gordon (who is already battling corruption from inside the police department), inadvertently plays a role in the birth of Catwoman, and helps to bring down a crooked political system that infests Gotham.
Complete details on the direct-to-video Batman: Year One animated feature can be found at the Batman: Year One subsite here at The World’s Finest. Batman: Year One airs Friday, May 2nd, 2014 at 9:00pm (ET/PT) on Teletoon.
For details on the next Batman-centric animated feature from the DC Universe Animated Original Movie line, titled Son of Batman, check out the The World’s Finest subsite. Son of Batman hits Blu-ray, single-disc DVD, Two-Disc Special Edition DVD, and Digital Download on May 6th, 2014 as part of the DC Universe Original Movie line from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, in co-production with Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment.
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