Prime Video will release the new animated film Merry Little Batman this Friday, and producer Warner Bros. Animation has given Cartoon Brew a behind-the-scenes look at the design work that went into creating a whole new aesthetic for the holiday special.
Merry Little Batman turns on a young Damian Wayne, who finds himself alone in Wayne Manor on Christmas Eve. Rather than relaxing with a hot coco and fresh-baked cookies, the boy is obliged to transform into “Little Batman” to defend his home and Gotham City from crooks and supervillains intent on destroying the holidays.
The film is directed by Mike Roth (Regular Show) from a screenplay by Morgan Evans (Teen Titans Go!) and Jase Ricci (Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham). It’s one of three Batman titles heading to Prime Video, alongside Bat-Family and Batman: Caped Crusader.
Ahead of the Merry Little Batmanrelease, we asked the film’s art director Guillaume Fesquet and character designer …