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HBO Max Introduces Brand New Mystical Aztec Batman Fighting Against Spanish Conquistadors

Batman is one of the most popular and universally recognizable superhero characters in the world. The DC Comics character has had countless films and shows made on him. Fans can’t get enough of the fascinating character and he remains very well-liked by fans all over the world. Now, HBO Max Latin America has unveiled a new animated movie titled, Batman Azteca: Choque de Imperios (Aztec Batman: Clash of Empires). The film was announced at the Guadalajara International Film Festival.

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New Animated Movie: Aztec Batman: Clash of Empires Unveiled

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A poster of the movie.

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The fresh new take on Batman has an interesting premise at the heart of it. A boy named Yohualli Coatl lives in the Aztec Empire and suffers a terrible tragedy when his father, who also happens to be the village leader, is murdered by the Spanish Conquistadors. The boy escapes and informs a king of the invading Spaniards. He then trains hard and improves his skills and abilities to fight the Spanish and avenge his father’s murder.

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The project would be filmed in Mexico and sounds quite promising. Horacio Garcia Rojas, who has been a part of many shows, including Narcos: Mexico, voices the character of the boy, Yohualli Coatl. Further, the film would be directed by Juan Meza-León (Harley Quinn)  and producers of the movie include José C. García de Letona, Aaron D. Berger, Carina Schulze, and Fernando De Fuentes.

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Finally, Sam Register and Tomás Yankelevich join the project as executive producers. the premise of the animated film is quite compelling and the project holds promise. Much would depend on the plot of the film and the voice actors that voice key characters of the film. What do you think of this fresh new take on Batman? Let us know your opinion in the comments section below.

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