Holy range, Batman! Gotham simply obtained a complete lot extra inclusive, due to the brand new Cartoon Community preschool sequence Batwheels.
Described as an animated action-adventure comedy about “sentient super-powered crime-fighting automobiles,” Batwheels has recruited Academy Award-nominated actor Ethan Hawke to voice Batman and AJ Hudson (who performed younger Chidi on The Good Place) because the voice of Duke Thomas. He’s the primary Black character to don the Robin “R” in DC Comics historical past.
Batwheels, a Cartoonito providing that shall be accessible on HBO Max in addition to Cartoon Community, marks Duke’s on-screen debut. The voice solid additionally contains Cobra Kai‘s Jacob Bertrand as Bam the Batmobile and Station 19‘s Leah Lewis as Cassandra Cain, aka Batgirl. Lewis is voicing the primary Asian American Batgirl, who was additionally initially launched within the comics.
Hawke’s Batman is listed within the logline as a father determine and Gotham Metropolis’s biggest protector, who doesn’t talk immediately with Bam and the opposite Batwheels. Duke/Robin is described as somebody who strives to show himself and loves an amazing detective thriller, and Cassandra/Batgirl is the tech-savvy, big-sister kind who likes to whip round Gotham on her bike.
Warner Bros. Animation produces Batwheels, which doesn’t have a premiere date but and shall be saying further solid and characters within the close to future. Sam Register (Looney Tunes Cartoons) will executive-produce the animated sequence, whereas Michael G. Stern (Doc McStuffins) serves as co-executive producer.