At Chuck's Comic-Con panel on Saturday, co-creator Chris Fedak announced the show's first guest star for its final season: Star Wars legend Mark Hamill, who played Jedi-in-training Luke Skywalker. Later, Fedak spilled a few more details to reporters.
"It's a villain part. He will have a French accent," he says. "I was on the phone with him and he was doing the French accent."
New releases announced today, July 17:Batman: The Animated Series - Complete Series will be coming out November 4 Kimora: Life in the Fast Lane - Season 1 will be coming out October 7 Little Rascals Box Set will be coming out October 20 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items.
Following yesterday's release of Justice League: The New Frontier, Warner Home Video has confirmed the on-sale date for the next DVD collaboration between Warner Bros. Animation and DC Comics. Batman: Gotham Knight arrives July 8 and includes six anime-style chapters that bridge the gap between the 2005 movie Batman Returns and The Dark Knight, opening July 18. Story writers include David S. Goyer (Batman Begins, Blade: The Series), Josh Olson (A History of Violence) and comic scribe Greg Rucka (52, Checkmate). Japanese filmmakers Shojiro Nishimi, Futoshi Higashide, Hiroshi Morioka, Yasuhiro Aoki and Toshiyuki Kubooka directed the shorts. Scarecrow, Killer Croc and Deadshot are the featured villains. Gotham Knight will be available on DVD and Blu-ray. Bonus features include a sneak peak at the next Warner/DC animated movie, Wonder Woman. Rich Sands
New releases announced today, February 26:Adult Swim's 12 Oz. Mouse - Volume 1 will be coming out February 29 Batman: Gotham Knight will be coming out July 8 The Incredible Hulk Returns & The Trial of the Incredible Hulk will be coming out May 13 M.A.N.T.I.S. - Season 1 (delayed from previous report) will be coming out September 16 Voltron - Fleet of Doom will be coming out February 29 Visit TVShowsOnDVD.com for the complete stories on these and other news items.
The Dark Knight returns! After an eight-year batnap, the Caped Crusader swoops back onto movie screens this week in director Christopher Nolan's retelling of the superhero's origins, Batman Begins. To celebrate his comeback, we discovered a belfryful of secrets from his long, colorful history.
Batman's Link to Reality TV
The Real World: San Francisco's Judd Winick has become a rock star in comicdom, and is in the midst of a well-received run writing the Batman title. He even stuck a bat-reference into the first episode of his new Cartoon Network series, The Life & Times of Juniper Lee. (Sundays at 7:30 pm/ET).
Famous Bat Voices Revealed
Among the actors who've lent their voices to Warner Bros. Animation's various Batman series are Mark Hamill, who went from Jedi to Joker on Batman: The Animated Series in the '90s, and Tom Kenny, the voice of SpongeBob SquarePants, who quacks wise as the Penguin on