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Animated Series ‘Batman: Caped Crusader’ and ‘My Adventure With Superman’ to Launch on HBO Max and Cartoon Network

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Batman: Caped Crusader and My Adventure With Superman, the two new animated series, will launch on HBO Max and Cartoon Network, Warner Media announced in a statement on Wednesday.

Batman: Caped Crusader will be executive produced by filmmakers Bruce Timm, JJ Abrams and Matt Reeves. The series will be produced under the banners Warner Bros Animation, Bad Robot Productions and  6th & Idaho.

Batman: Caped Crusader marks the return of Timm, who co-created the Emmy Award-winning  Batman: The Animated Series in 1992.  He had also written the screenplay for Batman and Harley Quinn in 2017.

Calling Timm’s Batman: The Animated Series one of the best depictions of the Dark Knight, Tom Ascheim, president, Warner Bros. Global Kids, said in the statement that the executive producers would reinvent Batman and his iconic rogue’s gallery by utilising state-of-the-art animation techniques and technologies in the new series.

Timm, Abrams and Reeves said in the statement that they would dive deeper into the psychology of the iconic characters and added that it will also revive Batman’s noir roots with engrossing new stories in Gotham city.

Reeves had collaborated with Robert Pattinson in The Batman, which is expected to release in 2022. The film’s shooting was wrapped on March 13.  Produced by DC films, the film is a reboot of the Batman film franchise.

Abrams who has directed Star Wars movies, Mission Impossible III will be executive producing HBO Max’s Justice League Dark series.

My Adventure With Superman, produced by Warner Bros. Animation is a two-season series.

According to the statement issued by Warner Media, the series plot reads, “In this serialised coming-of-age story, we follow Clark as he builds his secret Superman identity and embraces his role as the hero of Metropolis – and perhaps the world. Lois, now growing into a star investigative journalist, takes aspiring photographer Jimmy Olsen under her wing. All the while, Clark and Lois are falling in love, sharing adventures, taking down bad guys, stumbling over secrets, and discovering what it means to be Superman and Lois Lane.”

Jack Quaid (The Boys) and Alice Lee (Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist) will lend the voice to Clark Kent and Lois Lane, respectively.

While Sam Register (Teen Titans Go!) serving as executive producer, Jake Wyatt (Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus) and Brendan Clogher (Voltron: Legendary Defender) are on board as co-executive producers and Josie Campbell (She-Ra and the Princesses of Power) as co-producer.

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