This morning, Entertainment Weekly broke the story that Adam West is returning to the role that made him not only famous, but a household name and pop-culture icon 50 years ago this year, Batman. West, along with the voice talents of the original television Robin and Catwoman Julie Newmar are swinging back onto TV Screens this October in Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders!
Dynamic Duo in Mortal Danger
In this teaser trailer we see the classic dynamic duo nearly fricasseed at death’s door when news of this feature-length animated motion picture breaks and The Dark Night stages a daring escape along with Robin to bring us more tidbits about the new film, teasing that we will also see The Joker, The Riddler, Penguin and more! Check out the trailer below.
Original Series is Beloved by Millions
Adam West and Burt Ward portrayed Batman and Robin from 1966-1968, which ran for 120 episodes, and also starred in Batman the Movie, also in 1966. The series and film were well known and beloved for its campy style and comic-book style action, often using animated slides saying things like, “BLAM,” and, “Splat,” to emphasize the Caped Crusaders’, Bat-powered attacks.
How to Watch Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders
Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders, from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment, will be released for Digital HD on Oct. 11 and Blu-Ray on Nov. 1.
Who’s ready for the return of Adam West and Burt Ward?