This broke on social media over the weekend, but is worthy of a mention here on the site too – at the Mad Monster Party convention in Charlotte, NC this past Saturday, the classic dynamic duo actors announced that they were on board for at least one, and maybe two, animated Batman and Robin features. This seems to me the best possible news to come out of DC regaining the rights to merchandise the property, though of course most of the key villain actors are dead.
I may have mentioned this before, but rather than simply setting the proposed movie in 1968 or so, I’d love to see versions of The Dark Knight Returns and Batman Beyond set in that universe. “I’m the Gosh-Darn Batman!” is a T-shirt ready slogan if I ever heard one.
Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.)
Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist