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RUMOR: Warner Bros. Developing Theatrical Animated Batman Beyond Film

Batman Beyond

While Sony's animated superhero film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse has proved a solid hit with audiences and critics alike, Warner Bros. may be developing their own animated film for wide theatrical release: Batman Beyond.

A new report claims that the studio is producing a feature-length adaptation of Batman Beyond, rumored to actively go into production next year for a potential 2022 release. According to SuperBroMovies.com writer Daniel Richtman, the production is tentatively looking to cast an Asian-American voice actor for main role of Terry McGinnis, Bruce Wayne's protege and successor as Gotham City's Batman.

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Inspired by the animated series of the same name created by Bruce Timm, Paul Dini and Alan Burnett, Batman Beyond took place decades in the future of Gotham City with a retired Bruce Wayne passing the mantle to wayward high schooler Terry McGinnis as the cyberpunk city is gripped in a rising crime wave with both new and returning villains.

While no cast or crew has been announced, a tweet from Richtman last week indicated it may be an unannounced project to begin in 2020 from the Warner Animation Group.

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(via Geeks WorldWide)

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