Shazam! star Ross Butler wants to play Terry McGinnis in a live-action Batman Beyond project.
Batman Beyond made its debut in January 1999 and fans have been clamoring to see a live-action adaptation of the critically-acclaimed animated series ever since. Created by Bruce Timm, Paul Dini and Alan Burnett, Beyond served as a continuation of Batman: The Animated Series and The New Batman Adventures, with the futuristic series focusing on Terry McGinnis, a teenager who became the Dark Knight under the tutelage of an older Bruce Wayne.
Recently, Shazam! star Ross Butler expressed his desire to bring Terry McGinnis to life in a live-action Batman Beyond project. Butler took to his official Twitter page to share an image of himself and one of Terry McGinnis, with a caption saying, “Can we?… is this… a thing?” You can check out the actor’s tweet below.
Ross Butler is already under DC’s payroll, as the actor played the older, super-powered version of Ian Chen’s Eugene Choi in the Shazam! movie. Buttler is expected to reprise his role as the hero in the Shazam! sequel, which is currently in development. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. has made no announcements regarding a potential live-action Batman Beyond movie or television series.
Here is the official synopsis for Batman Beyond:
From the ingenious team that brought audiences the Emmy® Award-winning “Batman: The Animated Series” comes the continuing legend of the Dark Knight with a futuristic twist as Bruce Wayne trains a new Batman for the 21st century.
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