Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has just released a new clip for their upcoming animated adaptation of Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns. The pic is exec produced by Bruce Timm, directed by Jay Oliva, and written by Bob Goodman. The Dark Knight Returns features a star studded voice cast that includes Peter Weller as Batman, avid Selby as Comissioner Gordon, Ariel Winter as Robin, Wade Williams as Two-Face, and Michael McKean as Dr. Bartholomew Wolper. Batman: The Dark Knight Returns – Part 1 will be released on Blu-ray on September 25th.
The Dark Knight Returns focuses on a possible future in which a tired and aging Bruce Wayne has already abandoned the cowl after succumbing to his own mortality and guilt, only to be dragged out of his retirement by a gang of mutants who have laid siege upon the city of Gotham. Upon his return, Bruce finds out that he has bigger problems than his own rusted skills and ailing body, as old friends and enemies alike return to settle a score with the dark detective.