Batman's Robin set for a sex change for animated movies

May 25, 2012, 15:03 IST | PTI

Superhero Batman's sidekick Robin is set to turn into a girl in two new animated movies as the crimefighting character will be voiced by a girl

'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter will play Carrie Kelly, the brand new Robin in the two animated films, a website said.

'Robocop' star Peter Weller will take on the lead role of Batman/Bruce Wayne. 'Batman: The Dark Knight Returns' actor Michael McKean, who is currently recovering from a car accident in New York will voice Dr Wolper and 'Prison Break' star Wade Williams will double up as Harvey Dent/Two-Face. 

The films are an adaptation of Frank Miller's popular 1986 graphic novel series and will be released on DVD later this year. 

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