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‘DC don’t you even dare cancel another Batman Beyond movie’: Fans Explode as James Gunn’s DCU Reportedly Has Stopped Working on New Animated Batman Beyond Project

‘DC don’t you even dare cancel another Batman Beyond movie’: Fans Explode as James Gunn’s DCU Reportedly Has Stopped Working on New Animated Batman Beyond Project

After the shake-up of DC by the newly appointed Co-CEOs Peter Safran and James Gunn, there’s an outrage as Gunn doesn’t see Zack Snyder, Ben Affleck, and Henry Cavill in his future plans for the DCU. This decision has riled up the fans, and they are doing everything in their power to see the figures back.

James Gunn
James Gunn

There were rumors that a Batman Beyond movie was in development, but the CEO decided to reboot the DCU, therefore it is reported that the movie may not happen. Needless to say, this information has provoked the fans and they are going to Twitter to express their views on the possible cancelation of the movie.

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Fans WILL NOT Be Happy if a Batman Beyond Movie is Cancelled

During an episode of The Hot Mic, John Rocha and Jeff Sneider talk about superhero movies and TV Series scoops that would shake the internet and during this, Sneider stated that a Batman Beyond animated movie was in production.

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A still from Batman: The Animated Series

However, James Gunn is “overseeing movie, TV Series, and animation, as well” and he might not be looking forward to such a movie. Allegedly, Dan Cassie has made multiple drafts for the movie, but it is not official because none of the people involved in the project has made any comments about the animated film getting canceled.

A fan tweeted that the animated series was perfect and they would love to see a live-action film.

Disappointed if the film is canceled, a fan believes that they “failed as a society.”

A fan was hopeful that the film would take place in the future.

Another fan warned DC to not cancel any other Batman Beyond movie.

Since none of the officials who have been part of the project has stated that the movie has been canceled by James Gunn, fans should calm down and wait for any sort of updates or comments from official sources, instead of going to Twitter and writing mean tweets.

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Why is Batman Beyond so Popular?

Batman Beyond is an animated series that was a sequel to the popular series called Batman: The Animated Series, a show that aired from 1999 to 2001. The plot of the show was set in a futuristic Gotham City in 2039 and tells the story of Terry McGinnis, who becomes the new Batman after Bruce Wayne retires.

Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne in Batman Beyond
Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne in Batman Beyond

The show was immensely popular because it was set in the future which opened the path to countless possibilities, that includes a futuristic-looking Gotham city, over-the-top technology, and a new Batman suit. True to the original series, Batman Beyond also showcased themes like family, legacy, and redemption through its characters.

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Terry McGinnis in DC Comics

The show’s animation and visual style are loved by fans even in 2023, and the art style and animation technique gave the series a unique look, which made it stand out from other series. The show had strong storytelling techniques with a layered plot arc, and character development that would be evident to the regular viewers of the show. Batman Beyond also had plenty of action and humor, an entertaining watch for viewers of all ages, making it a beloved cult classic and leaving a lasting mark on the Batman franchise.

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Batman Beyond can be streamed on HBO Max.

Source: The Hot Mic

Written by Tushar Auddy

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