Batman: The Audio Adventures Explained

HBO Max and DC Comics has officially released the trailer for their debut podcast project titled Batman: The Audio Adventures.

The trailer, narrated by Chris Parnell (Rick and Morty, 30 Rock), introduces the tensions that fans will get to explore in the 10-part series. The voiceovers play with visuals of a Batman-themed radio aglow.

The series is described on the HBO Max YouTube page as follows:

A tale of life and death in Gotham City. After years of vigilante crime fighting, Batman prepares to become an official Gotham member of the Gotham City Police Department, deepening the rift between himself and Catwoman, who’s been using Gotham criminals as her personal ATM. Meanwhile, Two-Face is deteriorating, his two halves at war and his obsession with duality out of control — which his rival the Penguin is more than happy to take advantage of. The Riddler, after years in the shadow of Batman’s A-list foes, is desperate to have his work taken seriously. And the Joker has big, big plans for Valentine’s day…

Batman: The Audio Adventures stars Jeffrey Wright (Marvel’s What If…?) as Batman, Brent Spiner (Star Trek) as the Joker, Rosario Dawson (Star Wars: The Mandalorian) as Catwoman, Kenan Thompson as Commissioner Gordon, John Leguizamo as the Riddler, Ike Barinholtz as Two-Face/Harvey Dent, Bobby Moynihan (Star Wars: Visions) as Penguin, Heidi Gardner as Harley Quinn and Miss Tuesday, Alan Tudyk (Star Wars: Rogue One, DC ComicsDoom Patrol) as Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred, Brooke Shields as reporter Vicki Vale, Melissa Villaseñor as Robin, Seth Meyers as Jack Ryder, Jason Sudeikis (Star Wars: The Mandalorian) as Gotham Mayor Hamilton Hill, Paul Scheer (Star Trek: Lower Decks) as Mr. Charleyhorse, Fred Armisen as King Scimitar, Tim Meadows (Star Trek: Captain Pike, Batman: The Killing Joke) as Dr. Arkham, and Ray Wise as various announcers.

The series premieres on HBO Max on September 18, Batman Day!

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