In a festive twist for superhero fans around the globe, Warner Bros. Animation is set to release Merry Little Batman on Prime Video, starting December 8. Directed by Mike Roth this animated holiday special promises to bring joy and excitement to viewers of all ages.
Written by Morgan Evans and Jase Ricci, with a musical score composed by Patrick Stump, Merry Little Batman introduces us to Damian Wayne, the determined son of Gotham’s iconic superhero, Batman. Starring Luke Wilson as the voice of Batman, Yonas Kibreab as Damian Wayne, and supported by the talents of James Cromwell and David Hornsby, the animated film is poised to become a festive favorite for families worldwide.
Set against the backdrop of Christmas Eve in Gotham City, Merry Little Batman weaves a heartwarming tale of Damian Wayne’s quest to embrace the superhero within. When Batman is called away to tackle the city’s most nefarious villains, Damian finds himself home alone and inadvertently discovers a sinister plot to steal Christmas.
In a heroic leap of faith, Damian decides to take matters into his own hands, determined to prove himself as a worthy successor to his legendary father. As he faces off against holiday-themed villains and unexpected challenges, Damian’s journey becomes a festive adventure that captures the spirit of Christmas and the essence of what it means to be a hero.
The film’s creative team, including director Mike Roth, brings their expertise to the forefront, ensuring that Merry Little Batman is not only visually stunning but also emotionally resonant. The collaboration between writer Morgan Evans and Jase Ricci promises a script filled with humor, heart, and the timeless themes of family and heroism.
Adding to the magic is the musical genius of Patrick Stump, whose compositions are set to enhance the festive atmosphere of the film, making it a delightful experience for both young and old alike.
Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and based on characters from DC, Merry Little Batman combines the rich storytelling traditions of the Batman franchise with the holiday cheer that defines the Christmas season. As families gather around the screen this December, they can anticipate a heartwarming and action-packed adventure that reinforces the importance of love, courage, and the spirit of giving.
So mark your calendars for December 8 as Merry Little Batman swoops onto Prime Video, delivering a blend of superhero excitement and holiday joy for audiences worldwide.