The Hollywood Reporter is stating that Batman DVDs have topped the sales charts for the week ending July 13, 2008, with the direct-to-video Batman Gotham Knight animated movie taking the top spot in standard DVD sales, followed by the reissued DVD of Batman Begins. The two movies switch places on the Blu-ray sales chart.
Writer Alan Burnett has been interviewed by Comic Book Resources about his work scripting the “Deadshot” chapter of Batman Gotham Knight. Burnett discusses how much he loves the final direct-to-video movie, why he selected Deadshot for the antagonist of his chapter, and how he feels about his work on later episodes of Superfriends.
Comic Book Resources has posted a brief interview with Oscar-winning screenwriter Josh Olson about his segment in the Batman Gotham Knight direct-to-video movie. Olson discusses why his agent thinks he’s crazy, the inspiration for his chapter “Have I Got a Story for You,” how he approached writing his first cartoon, and what he’s working on […]
Superhero Hype reports that Marvel and BET will show a sneak peek of the upcoming cartoon The Black Panther at this year’s annual Comic-Con in San Diego on Saturday July 26. The series will be adapted from the first six issues written by BET President of Entertainment, Reginald Hudlin. The series will air on BET […]
Newsarama has spoken with writer Alan Burnett about “Deadshot,” his contribution to the Batman Gotham Knight direct-to-video movie. Burnett discusses how he landed the job to write the segment, why he selected Deadshot as the antagonist of his chapter, the work he did on tying the individual chapters together, how he feels about the work […]
Comic Book Resources has posted an article talking with executive producer Bruce Timm about Batman Gotham Knight, the direct-to-video movie that was released to stores this past Tuesday. Timm discusses what he was looking forward to in the collaboration with Japanese anime studios, why Batman is malleable enough to withstand experimentation, how he would have […]
The Marvel Animation Age has received three screengrabs from the upcoming direct-to-video movie Next Avengers, inspired by the Avengers comic book franchise from Marvel. The screengrabs also came with information about the panel for the movie at San Diego Comic Con on Friday, July , 2008, at 8:30 PM in room 6A. The panel will […]
Comic Book Resources has interviewed composer Christopher Drake on his work scoring two of the six short films in Batman Gotham Knight, the direct-to-video animated movie from Warner Home Video available now. Drake discusses how he worked with the producers and the other composers, his love of Batman and how it inspired his work, and […]
Warner Home Video has issued a new press release interview for Batman Gotham Knight. Actress Ana Ortiz (Ugly Betty) had originally auditioned for the role of Detective Anna Ramirez for The Dark Knight. She lost the role to Monique Curren, but was cast in the same part in the direct-to-video movie by Andrea Romano, who […]