Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 and The Batmobile documentary
will be the spotlight offerings from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
at New York Comic Con.
Attendees of the Con will be the first to see footage from Batman: The
Dark Knight Returns, Part 2, the highly anticipated epic animated
conclusion to Frank Miller’s landmark story. On Saturday, October 13
from 12:15-1:15 p.m. in the IGN Theater at the Jacob Javitz Center,
executive producer Bruce Timm, dialogue/casting director Andrea Romano
and special guests will discuss the making of the next DC Universe
Animated Original Movie and show some tantalizing clips. Also
anticipated during the panel is the announcement of the 2013 slate of
DCU animated films. Produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment and
Warner Bros. Animation, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part 2 will
arrive from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment in early 2013.
An autograph session with Timm & Romano will follow the panel at 2:00
p.m. in the DC Entertainment booth.
No vehicle has ever captured fans' imagination like the Batmobile –
and New York Comic Con attendees will be the first to see the entire
one-hour documentary, “The Batmobile,” at a special premiere screening
on Friday, October 12 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. in the IGN Theater.
The film gives a riveting, in-depth examination of the Batmobile –
from the impressive history of all of the vehicles to the construction
of this iconic character. The documentary features a distinguished
array of Batman experts and filmmakers including Adam West; George
Barris, designer of the famed 1966 Batmobile; respected
producer/author Michael Uslan (“The Boy Who Loved Batman”); Andy
Smith, builder of the modern-day Dark Knight "Tumblers"; Tim Burton,
Director of Batman (1989) & Batman Returns; Joel Schumacher, Director
of Batman Forever and Batman & Robin; Christian Bale; and Christopher
Nolan, Director of The Dark Knight Trilogy. "The Batmobile"
documentary is directed by Roko Belic and produced by Tara Tremaine
for Warner Bros. Home Entertainment.