In case you haven’t heard the new Batman cartoon “Beware The Batman” will be quite different than the previous cartoon versions of batman. Movie Web got a chance to talk to Kurtwood Smith (That 70’s Show) about voicing Lieutenant Gordon.
“We just started. We’ve only recorded two, before Christmas. I like the general thrust of the show. It’s early in the Batman story. Commissioner Gordon isn’t even Commissioner yet, he’s just Lieutenant Gordon. He doesn’t trust Batman, even though they kind of end up helping each other out on an early case. Batman, in a lot of ways, is learning his way, and the relationship between he and Alfred is developing. It’s fun and it’s kind of straight in that regard, as opposed to being campy. I think it’s going to be good, but it won’t be out for at least a year or so.”
The show will center on Batman, his samurai warrior sidekick Katana, and his gun-toting butler Alfred solving crimes together, although it isn’t known who is voicing any of those roles yet. When the show was first announced back in October, executive producer Sam Register said the show would explore lesser-known villains such as Professor Pyg and the Circus of the Strange.