HBO Max Sets a Release Date For Batman: The Audio Adventures
Earlier this year, HBO Max revealed plans for a new scripted podcast, Batman: The Audio Adventures. Now, we know that the 10-episode podcast will make its debut on Batman Day: Saturday, September 18.
Jeffrey Wright headlines the podcast as Bruce Wayne/Batman, with Rosario Dawson as Selena Kyle/Catwoman, and John Leguizamo as the Riddler. Seth Meyers, Jason Sudeikis, Heidi Gardner, Fred Armisen, and Kenan Thompson also have roles in the show. Additionally, Brent Spiner, Ike Barinholtz, Bobby Moynihan, Alan Tudyk, Brooke Shields, Paul Scheer, Tim Meadows, Fred Armisen, and Ray Wise will lend their voices as well.
Here’s the description from HBO Max:
“In the scripted audio original, produced in partnership with Warner Bros. and DC, Gotham City comes to lurid life in the theater of your mind with a sensational pageant of technicolor villainy unlike any other on Earth. Mafioso Penguins. Thieving Catwomen. Terrorizing Riddlers. Killing Jokers. A city where some problems can only be solved by a billionaire in a bat costume.”
Saturday Night Live veteran Dennis McNicholas wrote and directed the podcast. McNicholas is also co-writing a Batman: The Audio Adventures tie-in comic book one-shot with Moynihan, Gardner, Scheer, and more. That 80-page special will hit comic book stores in October with art by Leonardo Romero, Juni Ba, and more.
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