In conjunction of the 10th anniversary of the DC Universe Movies, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) is releasing Batman: Year One with a fully-remastered version of the film and a newly-created bonus feature, Reinventing Gordon. The PG-13 rated film arrives on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (USA $33.99 SRP; Canada $39.99 SRP) and Digital starting November 9, 2021.
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack features an Ultra HD Blu-ray disc in 4K with HDR, a Blu-ray disc featuring the film in hi-definition, and a digital version of the movie.
Batman: Year One was originally released on Blu-ray and DVD in 2011 and based on the landmark 1987 DC titles from 12-time Eisner Award winner and Eisner Award Hall of Fame member Frank Miller and illustrator David Mazzucchelli. The film depicts young Bruce Wayne’s return to Gotham City in his first attempts to fight injustice as a costumed Super Hero. The playboy billionaire chooses the guise of a giant bat to combat crime, creates an early bond with a young Lieutenant James Gordon (who is already battling corruption from inside the police department), inadvertently plays a role in the birth of Catwoman, and helps to bring down a crooked political system that infests Gotham City.
The animation has a star-studded voice actors such as six-time Emmy Award winner Bryan Cranston and Gotham star Ben McKenzie las Lieutenant James Gordon and Bruce Wayne/Batman, respectively. Eliza Dushku provides the voice of Selina Kyle/Catwoman, Katee Sackhoff gives voice to Detective Sarah Essen, and the late Alex Rocco is the voice of crime lord Carmine Falcone. Additional voices/characters include the late Jon Polito as Commissioner Loeb, Jeff Bennett as Alfred, Grey Griffin as Barbara Gordon & Vicki Vale, Robin Atkin Downes as Harvey Dent, Keith Ferguson as Jefferson Skeevers, Fred Tatasciore as Detective Flass, Stephen Root as Brendon, Liliana Mumy as Holly and Nick Jameson as Merkel.
Lauren Montgomery and Sam Liu co-directed Batman: Year One from a script penned by Academy Award nominee Tab Murphy. Animation legend Bruce Timm is executive producer of Batman: Year One. Other executive producers are Sam Register, Michael Uslan, and the late Benjamin Melniker.
It is also confirmed that Reinventing Gordon, will get a sneak peek at DC FanDome on Saturday, October 16 at 10 a.m. PDT. The free virtual event is available fans around the world to join at DCFanDome.com and will also be available on Twitch, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter.