RandomBLAM! BATMAN BEYOND Live Action Concept Art
Published: October 27, 2010 - 6:56pm
A gifted artist has put together a detailed CG rendering of a suit based off of the popular 1990's cartoon series Batman Beyond, which gives fans an idea of how the character would translate to film.
Fueled by remorse and vengeance, a high schooler named Terry McGinnis revives the role of Batman. Under supervision of an elderly Bruce Wayne, he dons a technologically advanced suit and fights crime in a harsh futuristic Gotham.
Batman Beyond is set in the chronological future of the DC animated universe, although it was released before Justice League, Justice League Unlimited, and Static Shock. The series exploited the darker side of many Batman projects, playing on key elements such as emotions, personal relations, the fear of the unknown, and technological malfunctions. As such, it was considerably darker than most other children's programs at the time, although producer Bruce Timm recalls it was conceived as a kid-friendly Batman cartoon.
Although director Christopher Nolan is hard at work bringing the final chapter of his Batman film series to the silver screen, Bat-fans around the world have been hoping for a live-action treatment of Batman Beyond for many years. Although DC Entertainment has not revealed any plans to make this pipe dream a reality, one talented fan has taken it upon himself to show the teeming masses how the futuristic character could appear on screen: