"RoboCop" Actor Voices Batman in "The Dark Knight Returns"
Superhero Hype reports that Peter Weller, the star of RoboCop, and The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension will be the voice of Batman in the upcoming DC Universe animated film Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1.
Based on the classic story by Frank Miller, it tells the tale of the Caped Crusader coming out of retirement with the help of a female Robin to save Gotham City from a gang of punks called The Mutants.
Also doing voice work will be Ariel Winter (Modern Family) as Robin/Carrie Kelley, Michael McKean (Laverne & Shirley, This is Spinal Tap) as Dr. Wolper, Wade Williams (Prison Break) as Harvey Dent/Two-Face.
The film will be directed by Jay Oliva, the storyboard artist for the upcoming Superman movie Man of Steel.
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns Part 1 will be on DVD, Blu-Ray, Download, and On Demand in the Fall of 2012, Part 2 will hit stores in Early 2013.