The kid’s cartoon ‘Batwheels’ is revving its engines for a second season with the announcement from Warner Bros. Discovery that it would return. Batman and his famous Batmobile along with their allies will continue to solve crime in Gotham City.
“Buckle up for a second season of Cartoonito’s original preschool hit “Batwheels” for Cartoon Network and HBO Max. Produced by Warner Bros. Animation, season one launched this fall to much fanfare and critical acclaim Following its premiere, the series became Cartoon Network’s #1 original preschool series with Boys ages 2-5 this year and is the #1 original preschool show on HBO Max. “Batwheels” marks DC’s first-ever Batman preschool show featuring a high-speed, vibrant CGI-animated iteration of the Caped Crusader. Michael G. Stern and Simon J. Smith will both be upped to executive producers and continue to helm the animated action-comedy for season two,” DC said on their website.
Cartoon Network exec said, “It’s been a joyride seeing how ‘Batwheels’ resonated with audiences, and in such a short amount of time. It delivered everything we hoped it would in introducing Batman to the youngest viewers while allowing parents to enjoy their favorite DC Super Hero with their kids.”
“Reimagining Batman’s iconic mythos for preschoolers using beloved and original characters has been a creative feat that we will definitely lean into as we expand into a second season,” he added.
The shows stars Ethan Hawke as Batman, Gina Rodriguez as Catwoman, Jacob Bertrand as Bam the Batmobile, Xolo Maridueña as Snowy the Snowcrawler, Crew Kingston Miskel as Redbird, Madigan Kacmar as Bibi, Noah Bentley as Buff, Lilimar as Batwing, Kimberly D. Brooks as The Batcomputer, Mick Wingert as Moe, AJ Hudson as Duke Thomas/Robin, and Leah Lewis as Cassandra Cain/Batgirl.
The second season will be launched with the Christmas special “Holidays On Ice” which will air on Cartoon Network and stream to HBO Max.