Is the Batman: The Long Halloween movie release date confirmed? Let’s consider when audiences can expect Part One and Two of the 2021 animated film.
Numerous screen adaptations have presented audiences with a fresh incarnation of the caped crusader, to varying success.
From Christopher Nolan’s monumental The Dark Knight trilogy to Joel Schumacher’s Batman & Robin, there has been much room to bring something new to the character, injecting his escapades with gritty realism, campy fun and everything in between.
In 2021, attention and curiosity has recently fixated on Batman: The Long Halloween, which serves as an adaptation of the 13-issue comic book limited series of the same name.
It was written by Jeph Loeb with art by Tim Sale, published in 1996 and 1997. Many fans regard it as one of the finest Batman graphic novels of all time, so hopes are exceedingly high already in the wake of a trailer.
This DC Universe movie comes courtesy of Warner Bros. Animation, DC, and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and will be split into two parts.
So, has a Batman: The Long Halloween movie release date been confirmed?
Batman: The Long Halloween movie release date confirmed?
- Although a release date for Batman: The Long Halloween is yet to be confirmed, Part One will arrive this summer with Part Two following in the fall.
The movie is directed by Chris Palmer and written by Tim Sheridan, both of which collaborated on Superman: Man of Tomorrow. Additionally, IGN includes that Jim Krieg (Batman: Gotham by Gaslight) and Kimberly S. Moreau (Batman vs. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) are producers.
As for what to expect, The Long Halloween source material takes place after events of Batman: Year One, with Robin yet to partner up with the courageous superhero. Events unfold over one year, with Batman, Gordon, and Dent striving to target the Falcone crime family while hunting down the mysterious Holiday Killer.
Although Chris and Tim worked on Man of Tomorrow, it’s currently uncertain whether their latest movie will take place in the same universe.
It was recently addressed that Part One will receive a PG-13 rating, while Part Two will be R-Rated. For those familiar with the text, this may come as no surprise considering the violent twists and turns it takes.
Batman: The Long Halloween Part One voice cast
The Part One cast has already been announced and you can check out the list of voice actors below:
- Jensen Ackles as Batman
- Naya Rivera as Catwoman
- Josh Duhamel as Two-Face
- Billy Burke as James Gordon
- Titus Welliver as Carmine Falcone
- David Dastmalchian as Calendar Man
- Troy Baker as Joker
- Amy Landecker as Barbara Gordon
- Julie Nathanson as Gilda Dent
- Jack Quaid as Alberto Falcone
- Fred Tatasciore as Solomon Grundy
- Alistair Duncan as Alfred Pennyworth
Batman: The Long Halloween Part One is set to premiere in summer 2021.
In other news, Tom Hardy will star in Gareth Evans’ Havoc for Netflix.