With the launch of Cartoonito, WarnerMedia Kids & Family’s new preschool programming block on HBO Max and Cartoon Network, the voice of Bat wheels has been revealed. Batwheels is aimed at preschool audiences and is an action-adventure animated series featuring a group of overpowered and sentient crime-fighting vehicles defending Gotham City alongside Batman, Robin, Batgirl, and other heroes from DC.
Voicing Bam, the Batmobile and leader of the Batwheels team, is Jacob Bertrand (Cobra Kai). Bam is similar to Batman – reliable with a strong sense of justice. He does his best to lead the team and the other Batwheels know they can count on him, not only as a great teammate, but also as a friend.
There’s also Jordan Reed (Chuggington) voicing Redbird, Robin’s fast sports car and the team’s little brother eager to prove he’s a worthy mate of Bam. Redbird is enthusiastic and curious, like a young detective. Madigan Kcmar (Chuggington) voices Bibi, Batgirl’s brave and daring motorcycle and the fastest of the Batwheels. The rest of the Batwheels are voiced by Noah Bently (Elliott of Eather) as Buff, the Bat-style monster truck with a heart as big as its wheels; Lilimar (Cleopatra in Space) as Batwing, Batman’s supersonic jet plane; Kimberly D. Brooks (DC Super Hero Girls) as The Batcomputer, supervisor, dispatcher, trainer and mother figure of the team; and Mick Wingert (What if?) as Moe, Batman’s robot repairman.
While the accent of Bat wheels is about this group of sensitive vehicles, the show will also feature members of the Bat-Family. Most notably, Ethan Hawke (The good Lord bird) was chosen to embody the voice of Batman. Everyone probably knows Gotahm City’s greatest protector, and in this series, he acts as the father figure of the Batwheels.
AJ Hudson (The right place) voice Duke Thomas / Robin. Bat wheels represents the first on-screen portrayal of Duke Thomas, the first black character to don the Robin “R” in the DC comics. Finally, we have Leah Lewis (Nancy drew) as Cassandra Cain / Batgirl, the first Asian-American Batgirl first introduced in the comics.
Here is the synopsis for Bat wheels:
Coming from being created by the Batcomputer, our heroes are basically children with little to no life experience. Led by Bam (The Batmobile), the Batwheels – Bibi (The Batgirl Cycle), Redbird (Robin’s Sports Car), The Batwing and Buff (The Bat Truck) – must overcome the growing challenges of being a newly formed super team as well as the growing pains that come with just being a child. This relatable and ambitious series will follow the journey of this dynamic team as they thrill and entertain with their heroic adventures, while demonstrating to children the value of self-confidence, friendship and teamwork.