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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 25, 2014 1 Comment
Last night at Comic Con International, Warner Bros. hosted a panel in Hall H for Batman '66. Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar were in attendance and details were revealed for the home media release of the complete series. The set is completely remastered and includes three hours of never before seen special features. As far as the special features, here is what will be included.
-Hanging with Batman – A true slice of life in the words of Adam West.
-Holy Memorabilia Batman! – A journey into the most sought-after…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 15, 2014 Add Comments
Warner Bros. has announced a number of events pertaining to the Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham that will take place at this year's Comic Con International. Here is a breakdown of all of the events.
LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham Panel – Join us in Room 6BCF at the San Diego Convention Center and meet the creators and voice actors of the game on Sunday, July 27 at 1:00 p.m., featuring TT Games Game Director Arthur Parsons, Executive Producer Phill Ring, as well as several members of the stellar voice cast,…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON July 2, 2014 Add Comments
Batman '66 is coming to Comic Con International in celebration of the series coming to Blu-ray, DVD and digital HD. This information has been released as to what is Warner Bros.' plan is.
To celebrate the November, 2014 release of Batman: The Complete Television Series, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will host a special San Diego Comic-Con panel on Thursday, July 24th from 6:00-7:00 p.m. in Hall H featuring special guests Adam West, Burt Ward and Julie Newmar. Along with offering a once-in-a-lifetime reunion between the three series stars, the panel will…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON June 26, 2014 Add Comments
From Warner Bros.:
Adam West Makes Special Appearance to Launch
Aristocrat’s Batman™ Classic TV Series Slot Game Powered by Wonder Wheels™
With a POW! at Pechanga Resort & Casino
LAS VEGAS (June 26, 2014) – Aristocrat’s newest slot game, Batman™ Classic TV Series Slot Game Powered by Wonder Wheels™, arrived with a POW! a ZAP! and a BAM! when it made its world premiere at Pechanga Resort & Casino yesterday.
Iconic TV star Adam West was on hand for the celebration, greeting a throng of cheering fans and signing autographs.
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON January 24, 2014 Add Comments
In this episode, Tim, Dane and Rob discuss all the big Batman news that's happened the last few weeks, such as the news of Bruce Wayne being the new focus of the Gotham TV Show, the Man of Steel sequel getting pushed back until 2016, the Adam West Batman series finally coming out on DVD, and the news of Kyle Higgins leaving Nightwing and Teen Titans ending. They also talk about how actor John Cusack always gets the girl at the end of his movies, and review some…
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POSTED BY Jon Roke ON August 23, 2013 Add Comments
If you have any access to the internet at all then you cannot have helped but notice that just under a month after Warner Bros. announced that Batman would feature in the next Superman film set to be released in 2015. They have now, after a long month of rumors and speculation, announced that the lucky actor to play Batman is going to be Ben Affleck.
Yeah that Ben Affleck. From Pearl Harbour.
Unsurprisingly this has caused a massive split in the comic book community, with some calling for Zack Snyder to rethink this,…
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POSTED BY Dane Haji ON January 20, 2013 1 Comment
The original 1966 Batmobile which was used on the Saturday morning live action T.V. show has sold at auction for $4.6 Million at the Barrett-Jackson Auction Company. George Barris, the creator of the 1966 Batmobile, put the car up for sale after years of turning down large sums of money for the car. When asked why he decided to finally part with the car, he says that after sitting in his studio for so long he thought it was time for the car to be put somewhere where it could be…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON June 7, 2012 Add Comments
From Warner Bros.:
Warner Bros. Consumer Products Unveils Licensing Program for 1960's Batman Classic TV Series at Licensing Show 2012
New Licensing Program Inspired by 1960's Classic Television Series Will Feature Imagery from Batman Live-Action Series and its Iconic Animated Opening Theme
BURBANK, Calif., June 7, 2012 — Holy Licensing Program, Batman! Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) unveiled today, in advance of Licensing…
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POSTED BY Dustin Fritschel ON April 13, 2012 2 Comments
A couple of new rumors have popped online and one interesting bit. The first one is not a rumor as much as it is an interesting thought. It turns out that when Anne Hathaway was auditioning for The Dark Knight Rises, she was unaware of what role she was trying out for. She actually assumed it was for the role of Harley Quinn. It wasn't until she was done auditioning that she found out it was for Catwoman. Although…
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