NEWS - Adam West Receives One Last Go as Batman
Reported by NCZ on Thu Jun 15 2017

Actor Adam West, famous for his portrayal of Batman in the legendarily-campy 1960s TV show, has one final animated Batman movie in the pipeline, to be released posthumously.


Late last year, West reprised his iconic role along with co-star Burt Ward in Batman: Return of the Caped Crusaders. Batman VS Two-Face is a sequel to that film, planned for release digitally and on home video later this year. Warner Bros. and IGN have confirmed that West managed to record his lines for the sequel before his death last week.


The film will pit West against another well-known 60s TV actor - William Shatner, providing the voice of Two-Face. It is likely to have been one of the final performances in West's 60-year-long career.


In the last decades of his career, West made a significant resurgence in the public eye by voicing a variety of characters in animation, often paying homage to his Batman role through characters loosely based on exaggerated versions of himself. He also voiced other characters within the Batman universe as a further nod to his legacy, such as the DCAU's Gray Ghost, and The Batman's Mayor of Gotham City.

Source: ign.com
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MegaAnimazing
said at 7:49 AM on Sat Jul 8 2017
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May god rest his soul.
D0S81
said at 2:02 PM on Sun Jul 2 2017
no way, adam west passed away!loved that guy, i grew up on 80's reruns of batman as a kid. rest in peace mayor of quahog.
SupremeTarantulas
said at 12:35 PM on Fri Jun 16 2017
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I read this make be out in 2018 btw, has it been confirmed it's this year
NCZ (Admin)
said at 1:30 PM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@SupremeTarantulas

No hard release date yet but they're apparently aiming for 2017. Off-chance it gets pushed back though...
D.A.V.E.
said at 10:27 PM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@NCZ I wouldn't be surprised if it was this year, even if we've heard little of it. The first movie was VERY underpromoted until two months before it came out.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 11:06 PM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@D.A.V.E.

It's also true that if the VO was done a few months ago already, that also should give plenty of time for animation. Plus I have a feeling they wanted this to be an annual thing until, well, the obvious happened...
Ghosty404
said at 9:22 AM on Fri Jun 16 2017
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If there's ever gonna be a third movie, Burt Ward should be a 60's Nightwing.
HyperVoiceActing
said at 9:29 AM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@Ghosty404 - I really don't think they should make a third movie.

Mostly because there's no one that can emulate West's Batman
SupremeTarantulas
said at 12:34 PM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@HyperVoiceActing I highly doubt that.

Especially because Jeff Bennett has emaluated Adam in Mask Of the Blue Falcon, and there's 995 he can emaluate his Batman with tweaking, given his highly impressive range.

Daran Norris was someon another person said but I'd go with Jeff.

A third movie is pointless with Adam dead, but Jeff channeling him in something isn't, liker if he had to hypothetically finish his lnes here for example.
HyperVoiceActing
said at 12:41 PM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@SupremeTarantulas - Oh I know actors can do a good impression of West. But none of them will have that same charm, presence, and passion that West had as Batman. Stuff like that you will never be able to replicate, no matter how good an actor you are.
SupremeTarantulas
said at 12:46 PM on Fri Jun 16 2017
@HyperVoiceActing Well yeah even Jeff didn't quite sound like Adam, just his voice.

It's just the comment was a bit blunt and replied with recommending Jeff Bennett.
randomrobot007
said at 9:02 AM on Fri Jun 16 2017
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glad adam's last role is the role that mad him famous batman no dout in my mind this will be good
HyperVoiceActing
said at 9:01 AM on Fri Jun 16 2017
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The feels are gonna hit hard when I watch this film
Metabad
said at 7:10 AM on Fri Jun 16 2017
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I honestly feel like West's and Shatner's voices and styles of acting have always felt pretty similar, so this should be a pretty fitting team up as well as a good send off for West.
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