A new Warner Bros. animated feature, Batman: Soul of the Dragon, is reportedly in the works for DC Comics with DC’s animation legend Bruce Timm returning to the world of the Dark Knight for an original Elseworlds story.
Inspired by Richard Dragon: Kung-Fu Fighter written by Dennis O’Neil, Batman: Soul of the Dragon focuses on the caped crusader’s martial arts training.
The story will follow the adventures of Batman, Bronze Tiger, Lady Shiva, and Richard Dragon as we learn they all share a common acquaintance – the Martial Arts Master that trained Batman and the rouges that disappeared for years under mysterious circumstances.
] When a cursed relic resurfaces, the mystery of their dead master is brought to the fore. This leads to Batman and his former classmates facing off in the ultimate test of their martial arts skills, to gain control of this dangerous relic.
Batman: Soul of the Dragon will be a direct-to-video release set for the Spring/Fall of 2021