Batman got a new set of wheels in DC's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, which will get some upgrades in the upcoming Justice League. For many fans though the best Batmobile will always be the Tim Burton version seen in the original Batman film and then in Batman Returns. In the driver's seat was actor Michael Keaton, and the actor and his iconic ride make a return thanks to Mezco Toys.
Mezco has unveiled its latest entry in the Mez-Itz line featuring a Michael Keaton styled Batman and his 1989 Batmobile (via Toy News International). The vehicle is in scale with the 2 inch Batman figure, which can be placed in the vehicle thanks to a removable roof. Batman comes with a grappling gun and Batarang, and the car also features free turning wheels. You can pre-order the set now for $32.99, and it is set to hit stores in October of 2017. Hit the next slide to see more photos of the new set and you can find the official description below.
Tim Burton’s groundbreaking 1989 film BATMAN not only redefined what a superhero film could be but introduced the world to a bold new look for the world of Batman.
The 1989 Batmobile was designed by Anton Furst. Wanting the car to be unlike any previous incarnation, he produced a combination of brute force and classic design aesthetics that reflected the films' Art Deco version of Gotham City. Long, low and sleek, it was a Batmobile unlike any other. Not only did it win the hearts of fans worldwide, but it also garnered an Academy Award for Furst for Best Production Design.
Now Mezco presents the 1989 Batmobile in Mez-Itz form. Perfectly scaled for the 2inch 1989 Batman as portrayed by Michael Keaton, it features a removable roof so Batman can fit comfortably inside. With tinted windows and freely turning wheels, this is a sleek ride fit for the guardian of Gotham. Batman comes complete with his grappling gun and Batarang, perfectly scaled to fit in his hands.
The Mez-Itz 1989 Batmobile and Batman figure come packaged in a sturdy die-cut window box, perfect for display in your personal Batcave.
In Justice League, fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Wayne enlists the help of his newfound ally, Diana Prince, to face an even greater enemy. Together, Batman and Wonder Woman work quickly to find and recruit a team of metahumans to stand against this newly awakened threat. But despite the formation of this unprecedented league of heroes—Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, Cyborg and The Flash—it may already be too late to save the planet from an assault of catastrophic proportions.
Justice League is directed by Zack Snyder, from a screenplay by Chris Terrio, and features an ensemble cast that includes Ben Affleck (Batman), Henry Cavill (Superman), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman), Ezra Miller (The Flash), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Ray Fisher (Cyborg), Ciarán Hinds (Steppenwolf), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Diane Lane (Martha Kent), Jeremy Irons (Alfred Pennyworth), J.K. Simmons (Commissioner Gordon), Amber Heard (Mera), Kiersey Clemons (Iris West) and Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor).
DC and Warner Bros. have a full slate ahead, with Teen Titans: The Judas Contract coming first on April 4, 2017. After that it's time for Wonder Woman on June 2, 2017, followed by Justice League on November 17, 2017. The Batman is expected sometime in 2018, with The Flash debuting on March 23, 2018. Aquaman is set for October 5, 2018, and Nightwing's solo feature is due sometime in 2019.