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2015

April 5
Batman Unlimited
Animal Instincts
Screening+Panel
WonderCon
11:30am-1:00pm
Room 300AB

April 28
Batman Unlimited
Animal Instincts
Digital
For Sale

May 4
Batman Unlimited
Three Shorts
Releases
DC Kids at Youtube

May 12
Batman Unlimited
Animal Instincts
Blu-Ray+DVD
For Sale

July 12
SDCC
Batman Unlimited
Monster Mayhem
Signing
11:30-12:15 pm
WB Booth

July 12
SDCC
Batman Unlimited
Monster Mayhem
Screening+Panel
1-2:30 pm
Room 6BCF

August 4
Batman Unlimited
Monster Mayhem
Digital
For Sale

August 18
Batman Unlimited
Monster Mayhem
Blu-Ray+DVD
For Sale

2016

May 10
Batman Unlimited
Soundtracks
For Sale
Stream or
Digital Download

June 8
New Digital Shorts begin releasing online

July 24
Batman Unlimited
Mechs vs. Mutants
Screening+Panel
SDCC
12:15-1:45 pm
Room 6BCF

August 30
Batman Unlimited
Mechs vs. Mutants
Digital
For Sale

September 13
Batman Unlimited
Mechs vs. Mutants
DVD For Sale

News




News on the Batman Unlimited Movies and Shorts. In most cases a link will accompany each headline back to the original article.

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General News

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  • January 29, 2015: In partnership with Mattel, Warner Bros will be doing two movies and digital shorts based on the Batman Unlimited toy line. Batman Unlimited: Animal Instincts releases on May 12, 2015 featuring Batman, Flash, Green Arrow, Red Robin and Nightwing taking on the Penguin and cyber animal foes. A sequel will be out in the second half of 2015. Both will be on Blu-ray, DVD and digital. Warner will also produce 22 2 minute shorts for free on digital platforms. Variety Article
  • August 4, 2015: Eight Batman Unlimited toys will come with McDonald's Happy Meals soon: Batman, Batmobile, Joker on three wheeler, Batman with Black and Red costume, Solomon Grundy, The Joker with hammer, Jokermobile and Batmobile with Capture Claw. DC Collectors Article
  • May 9, 2016: Soundtracks for both movies will be for sale through streaming or digital download from sumthing.com Comic Book.com Article

    Animal Instincts News

  • August 14, 2014: A Batman direct to video feature is in pre-production. TAG Blog
  • February 3, 2015: Box art and Batman image released. TZ Post
  • February 9, 2015: Synopsis and 1 minute 27 second trailer released. Reveals an animal-inspired villain team called the Animilitia, made up of Silverback, Cheetah, Killer Croc and Man-Bat. Trailer shows first look of characters and various Batman suits. Voice cast includes Roger Craig Smith, Chris Diamantopoulos, and Dana Snyder. Music by Kevin Riepl, Edited by Bruce A. King, Casting and Voice Direction by Wes Gleason, Written by Heath Corson, and Directed and Produced by Butch Lukic. CBR Article
  • February 10, 2015: Full Press Release. TZ Post
  • February 12, 2015: Trade ad reveals 66 minute run time. World's Finest
  • March 16, 2015: Blu-Ray and DVD back cover art released. Runtime listed at 77 minutes. Special Features listed as "Penguin: High Society Criminal" featurette, a collection of DC Nation shorts, and 2 bonus cartoons from the DC Vault. World's Finest
  • March 17, 2015: Gary Miereanu posts a still of Green Arrow. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 20, 2015: At WonderCon on Sunday, April 5, at 11:30 am - 1:00 pm in Room 300AB, Animal Instincts will be screened. The panel afterwards will have actors Roger Craig Smith and Yuri Lowenthal, and screenwriter Heath Corson. Roger Craig Smith confirmed as the voice of Batman. WC Article
  • March 24, 2015: New clip, 0:58 to 2:20 mark, of Batman and Green Arrow taking on two Cyber Animals in front of Gotham National while Silverback and Man Bat run off. DC All Access
  • March 24, 2015: Dana Snyder voices The Penguin, Chris Diamantopoulos voices Green Arrow, and John DiMaggio voices Killer Croc. 4 Geeks Like You Article
  • March 24, 2015: New image of Batman's black and red suit. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 26, 2015: New image of Nightwing and Cheetah. Will Friedle voices Nightwing and Laura Bailey voices Cheetah. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 30, 2015: New image of Silverback. Keith Szarabajka voices Silverback. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • March 31, 2015: Another image of Batman's black and red suit. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • April 6, 2015: Q&A with Roger Craig Smith. FBC YouTube
  • April 6, 2015: Q&A with Will Friedle. FBC YouTube
  • April 6, 2015: Q&A with Yuri Lowenthal. FBC YouTube
  • April 7, 2015: Coverage of Wonder Con panel. CBR Article
  • April 9, 2015: Coverage of Wonder Con panel. avatong YouTube
  • April 22, 2015: Q&A with Will Friedle. CBR Article
  • April 23, 2015: Q&A with Heath Corson. CBR Article
  • April 24, 2015: Q&A with Roger Craig Smith and Yuri Lowenthal. CBR Article
  • April 24, 2015: Image of cyber animal POV on Batman. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 1, 2015: Image of Flash and Nightwing. Flash is voiced by Charlie Schlatter. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 4, 2015: Image of Man Bat. Man Bat is voiced by Phil LaMarr. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 5, 2015: Image of Killer Croc. Killer Croc is voiced by John DiMaggio. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 7, 2015: Image of Batman, Green Arrow, and Red Robin in Batcave. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 11, 2015: Clip of Batman's first encounter with Animilitia. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • May 11, 2015: Seven images and clip of Cheetah vs. Nightwing. Superhero Hype Article
  • May 11, 2015: Two images and clip of Green Arrow vs. Silverback. CBR Article
  • May 12, 2015: Clip of Batman and Red Robin. Gary Miereanu Tweet

    Monster Mayhem News

  • January 29, 2015: A sequel will be out in the second half of 2015 on Blu-ray, DVD and digital. Variety Article
  • March 12, 2015: Brian T Delaney worked on Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem. He did a record session with voice director Wes Gleason, Yuri Lowenthal, Dave B. Mitchell, and Kari Wuhrer. Wes Gleason Tweet
  • June 1, 2015: The second movie is titled Monster Mayhem. First trailer is released and is 1 minute, 39 seconds. Cyborg joins Batman, Green Arrow, Nightwing, and Red Robin against the Joker, Solomon Grundy, Silver Banshee, Clayface, and Scarecrow. Story revolves around a plan to render modern technology useless on Halloween night. Produced and directed by Butch Lukic and script written by Heath Corson. Front cover art shown. PR reveals synopsis, main release of August 18, 2015 and digital release of August 4, voice cast, crew, and special features centered on Gotham City and 10 DC Nation shorts - 3 Shazam!, 3 Green Arrow, 1 Deadman, 2 Animal Man, and 1 Riddler. Troy Baker voices Joker, Khary Payton voices Cyborg, Kari Wuhrer voices Silver Banshee, Fred Tatasciore voices Solomon Grundy, Brian T. Delaney voices Scarecrow, Dave B. Mitchell voices Clayface, and Noel Fisher voices Gogo Shoto. Roger Craig Smith, Chris Diamantopoulos, Will Friedle, Yuri Lownthal, Alastair Duncan, and Fred Tatasciore reprise roles of Batman, Green Arrow, Nightwing, Red Robin, Alfred Pennyworth, and Solomon Grundy. CBR Article
  • June 10, 2015: Image of Batman and Joker. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • June 19, 2015: San Diego Comic Con information. There will be a signing at the WB Booth from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm. The screening and panel will take place on July 12 from 1-2:30 pm at Room 6BCF. The panel includes Roger Craig Smith, Troy Baker, Khary Payton, Will Friedle, Yuri Lowenthal, and Heath Corson. SDCC Unofficial Blog
  • June 29, 2015: Batman Unlimited will be featured on San Diego Comic Con 2015 tote bags. CBR Article
  • July 12, 2015: Amanda Troop will reprise role of Gladys Windsmere. Amanda Troop Tweet
  • July 14, 2015: SDCC Q&A with Heath Corson. Talks about Joker's plan, role of technology, and going back to basics. Fanboy Comics YouTube
  • July 14, 2015: SDCC Q&A with Dave B. Mitchell. Fanboy Comics YouTube
  • July 14, 2015: SDCC Q&A with John DiMaggio. Fanboy Comics YouTube
  • July 14, 2015: New 2:18 clip featuring Solomon Grundy and Silver Banshee. WB Worldwide YouTube
  • July 21, 2015: DC All Access talks to Heath Corson. He reiterates it is a Batman vs Joker story centering on a plan to make all technology laugh and shut down, including the Batmobile and Cyborg. Corson hints the heroes will have fight old allies and will continue to play on character dynamics from the first movie. Clip featuring Solomon Grundy and Silver Banshee also included. DC All Access, 1:48-3:47
  • August 4, 2015: Roundtable Interviews from San Diego Comic Con with Heath Corson, Roger Craig Smith, Will Friedle, and Dave B. Mitchell. Toon Zone Article
  • August 6, 2015: Image of Nightwing. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • August 12, 2015: Image of Batcave scene. Alfred, Batman eating a sandwich and Red Robin using a VR headset. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • August 14, 2015: Clip of teams of Nightwing and Green Arrow and Batman and Red Robin in pursuit of Solomon Grundy and Silver Banshee. Two new images included. CBR Article
  • August 18, 2015: Clip of Red Robin vs. Clayface. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • August 18, 2015: Clip of Red Robin, Nightwing, and Green Arrow. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • August 18, 2015: Clip of villains in viral video. Gary Miereanu Tweet
  • August 18, 2015: Clip of Nightwing vs. Scarecrow. Gary Miereanu Tweet

    Mechs vs. Mutants News

  • January 26, 2016: Kevin Riepl finished working on music for the third Batman Unlimited movie. Kevin Riepl Tweet
  • May 9, 2016: Third movie listed as "Batman Unlimited: Mechs Vs. Monsters" Comic Book.com Article
  • July 5, 2016: Trailer for third movie Mech vs. Mutants released. The home entertainment release is September 13, 2016. There will be a screening and panel at San Diego Comic Con on July 24. Comic Book.com Article
  • July 7, 2016: Front cover for Mechs vs. Mutants released. Digital release is August 30. Synopsis and cast info also released. The sole new comer to the cast is Lucien Dodge as Robin. Cinelinx Article
  • July 7, 2016: Heath Corson confirms he did not write Mechs vs. Mutants. Heath Corson Tweet
  • July 7, 2016: Lucien Dodge declines from revealing which Robin he portrays in Mechs vs. Mutants. Lucien Dodge Tweet
  • July 8, 2016: Mechs vs. Mutants is produced and directed by Curt Geda. It is written by Kevin Burke & Chris "Doc" Wyatt. Forces of Geek Article
  • July 12, 2016: Wes Gleason reveals the Robin portrayed by Lucien Dodge is Damian. Wes Gleason Tweet
  • August 15, 2016: Transcript of round table interviews from Comic Con with Roger Craig Smith, Will Friedle, and John DiMaggio. Toon Zone Article
  • August 16, 2016: DC All Access has Q&A with Roger Craig Smith, Will Friedle, and John DiMaggio and a new clip of Bat Mech arriving to take on Killer Croc from 2:40 to 5:09 mark. DC Comics Tweet
  • September 13, 2016: Clip of Mr. Freeze and the Penguin breaking out Bane, Chemo, Clayface, and Killer Croc. Comic Book.com Article
  • September 13, 2016: Clip of Mr. Freeze testing his new serum on Killer Croc. Comic Book Resources Article
  • March 9, 2017: Hush was voiced by Dave B Mitchell and Mad Hatter was voiced by Alastair Duncan. Wes Gleason Tweet

    Shorts News

  • January 29, 2015: In partnership with Mattel, Warner Bros will be doing digital shorts based on the Batman Unlimited toy line. Warner will also produce 22 2 minute shorts for free on digital platforms. Variety Article
  • June 28, 2016: Heath Corson confirms new look for Red Robin seen in online short last week. Heath Corson Tweet