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#961 of 1361 OFFLINE   Charles Ellis

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Posted March 10 2014 - 07:17 AM

Well, this is Batman's 75th birthday!  Mr. Furmanek, are you throwing subtle hints that you may be involved with the compilation of extras for the set?


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#962 of 1361 OFFLINE   Bob Furmanek

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Posted March 10 2014 - 08:59 AM

No, I have nothing to do with it. Just sharing some interesting items that I've come across in my travels.


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#963 of 1361 OFFLINE   Sam Favate

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Posted March 11 2014 - 05:39 AM

Kevin Smith is co-writing a comic book sequel to the Batman/ Green Hornet crossover, with hopes that it can become an animated film, with the voices of West, Ward, and Van Williams. (Bruce Lee, of course, is deceased, as is Roger Carmel, who played their adversary, Col. Gumm.)

 

http://www.usatoday....-comic/6254327/

 

Seems the 60s Batman floodgates are really opening.

 

The article is refreshing to see that people discuss the '60s show with affection. 



#964 of 1361 OFFLINE   JoeDoakes

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Posted March 11 2014 - 09:33 AM

Kevin Smith is co-writing a comic book sequel to the Batman/ Green Hornet crossover, with hopes that it can become an animated film, with the voices of West, Ward, and Van Williams. (Bruce Lee, of course, is deceased, as is Roger Carmel, who played their adversary, Col. Gumm.)

 

http://www.usatoday....-comic/6254327/

 

Seems the 60s Batman floodgates are really opening.

 

The article is refreshing to see that people discuss the '60s show with affection. 

I think a Batman 1966 animated film would make a lot of sense. 



#965 of 1361 OFFLINE   Sam Favate

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Posted March 28 2014 - 10:27 AM

For those concerned that WB hasn't officially said anything about the release of the show, Warner Bros. put out this press release yesterday, which acknowledges the release of the '66 show.

 

http://www.dccomics....5th-anniversary

 

Home Entertainment – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will bring fans an array of new Batman titles throughout the year, including the highly anticipated release of the Batman ’66 TV series for the first time ever. Other new releases include animated films Son of Batman (May 6) and Assault on Arkham (summer 2014). Additionally, a 25th Anniversary Edition of Tim Burton’s Batman feature film will be released in the fall.


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#966 of 1361 OFFLINE   Sam Favate

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Posted April 07 2014 - 12:12 PM

An interview with Burt Ward reveals that he, Adam West, and Julie Newmar have been recording interviews for the bonus material, which Ward says focus on "more sophisticated aspects of the show."

 

He also says he thinks the release will be in late November, and that he and West will be at ComicCon this summer for a big push. As far as the release date, it makes sense, but Ward doesn't really know, so that should be considered rumor at this point.

 

http://13thdimension...tman-66-extras/



#967 of 1361 OFFLINE   JoeDoakes

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Posted April 07 2014 - 12:35 PM

An interview with Burt Ward reveals that he, Adam West, and Julie Newmar have been recording interviews for the bonus material, which Ward says focus on "more sophisticated aspects of the show."

 

He also says he thinks the release will be in late November, and that he and West will be at ComicCon this summer for a big push. As far as the release date, it makes sense, but Ward doesn't really know, so that should be considered rumor at this point.

 

http://13thdimension...tman-66-extras/

I think its more than a rumor.  The Warner press release you linked to identifies the 1966 show as coming this year.  However, it's clear that they still have a lot to do.  My guess is that they are pushing for November.



#968 of 1361 OFFLINE   Sam Favate

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Posted April 07 2014 - 02:05 PM

I was only saying the November date is a rumor. The show is confirmed as coming this year. I happen to think the November date is likely.

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Posted April 07 2014 - 02:14 PM

I can't really imagine it coming out earlier than November. There's a lot of work to be done.

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Posted April 07 2014 - 04:11 PM

DC Comics discusses Batman's 75th anniversary plans at this link:

 

http://www.dccomics....5th-anniversary

 

Here is an excerpt:

  • Home Entertainment – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will bring fans an array of new Batman titles throughout the year, including the highly anticipated release of the Batman ’66 TV series for the first time ever. Other new releases include animated films Son of Batman (May 6) and Assault on Arkham (summer 2014). Additionally, a 25th Anniversary Edition of Tim Burton’s Batman feature film will be released in the fall.
     
  • Animation – Warner Bros. Animation has created two all-new Batman animated shorts set for debut in April, with fan-favorite producers Bruce Timm (Batman: The Animated Series) and Darwyn Cooke (Batman Beyond) each presenting a unique and familiar take on the Batman animated universe. In addition, Timm will participate in a Batman 75th all-star panel at WonderCon in Anaheim on Saturday, April 19, which will also feature an exclusive premiere of Cooke’s animated short based upon Batman Beyond.

The press release also says:

Batman Day – DC Entertainment is also partnering with thousands of comic retailers, book stores and libraries for “Batman Day” on Wednesday, July 23. Each location will host a Batman 75th anniversary celebration and offer fans a free, special edition Batman comic.


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#971 of 1361 OFFLINE   rmw650

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Posted April 10 2014 - 04:10 PM

Just spotted this on TVShowsondvd.com and it looks like we'll be getting this series just in time for the holidays...not confirmed officially yet by WB but it seems like it's a proper timeframe for it to be released...http://www.tvshowson...Timeframe/19684



#972 of 1361 OFFLINE   Bob Furmanek

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Posted April 10 2014 - 04:12 PM

Bats the world over are patiently waiting. Let's hope it's soon!

 

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Posted April 10 2014 - 04:24 PM

Just spotted this on TVShowsondvd.com and it looks like we'll be getting this series just in time for the holidays...not confirmed officially yet by WB but it seems like it's a proper timeframe for it to be released...http://www.tvshowson...Timeframe/19684

 

I wish they would mention Blu-ray at some point.


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Posted April 10 2014 - 05:16 PM

Just spotted this on TVShowsondvd.com and it looks like we'll be getting this series just in time for the holidays...not confirmed officially yet by WB but it seems like it's a proper timeframe for it to be released...http://www.tvshowson...Timeframe/19684

 

Five will get you ten that The Wonder Years & Death Valley Days will be slugging it out with this show during the Holidays. :biggrin: :chatter: :rolling-smiley: :laugh:


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Posted April 10 2014 - 05:34 PM

I wish they would mention Blu-ray at some point.


I have no idea whether or not the series will also be available on blu-ray, but I wouldn't be worried specifically because Ward didn't use the term as such. I saw Julie Andrews on Craig Ferguson's show a year or so ago and she was plugging the release of one of her movies on blu-ray and neither she nor Craig Ferguson knew what blu-ray meant.

He held it up and said, "What's a blu-ray?" And she said she didn't know.

"It looks like a DVD," he suggested.

"Yes, it does look like a DVD. It must be a kind of DVD."

So I never worry when the stars aren't entirely clear about the media format.
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Posted April 10 2014 - 08:55 PM

Makes sense that they'd want to get it out in time for the Christmas shopping season.    Many Bat-fans I'm sure will be seeing it all nicely wrapped this year!


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Posted April 11 2014 - 04:22 AM

I wish they would mention Blu-ray at some point.

 

I thought blu-ray was mentioned in one of the WB press releases (might have been the one about the various "special events" planned for Batman (the character)'s 75th Anniversary.

 

We'll know soon enough anyway, at ComiCon (as I have been saying way before there was ever any official word).



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Posted April 11 2014 - 05:41 AM

There's going to be a 75th anniversary event in early May in New York. Maybe some details will come out then.

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Posted April 11 2014 - 11:49 AM

Blu????
 

 


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Posted April 11 2014 - 02:45 PM

For a project of this magnitude, of course it will be released on Bluray.
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