Batmobile Gets a Documentary

On July 16, 2012 in the half hour of 8:00 to 8:30pm ET on The CW – the broadcast network premiere of the new half-hour special, “The Batmobile,” detailing the history and evolution of the Batman’s ride will air. An encore of the special will be shown from 8:30-9:00pm ET.

The special, directed by Roko Belic, will have its world premiere screening at Comic Con in San Diego on July 12, where all six of the Batmobiles from film and television will also appear for the first time together.

The special uses archival footage, images and illustrations of the Batmobile to document its birth and evolution to the present day. Interviews with filmmakers, key designers, builders, stunt drivers, actors and fans of the Batmobile lead the viewer on an exploration of the true impact of this cultural icon. Personal stories will interweave with historical context to tell the definitive story of the world’s most recognized automobile. Interviews include actors Christian Bale and Adam West, and directors Christopher Nolan, Joel Schumacher and Tim Burton. (Source: SuperHeroHype)

A 30-minute special really isn’t enough time to really give each car it’s proper due. However, for fans of the Batman, you probably want to check this out. 🙂

BONUS: Here’s a extra lengthy Batmobile Infographic.


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