Batman: The Killing Joke to Premiere at San Diego Comic ConJune 6, 2016
Batman: The Killing Joke, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s new original film, is set to premiere Friday, July 22nd at San Diego Comic Con. A panel discussion with some cast and film making team will follow.
Information about this hotly anticipated animated feature is being released quickly as the premiere date approaches, but in case you’ve missed some of it, here are the important details:
- Kevin Conroy reprises his role as Bruce Wayne/Batman
- Mark Hamill returns as The Joker
- The script was written by Brian Azarello, based on the graphic novel of the same name
“The graphic novel follows The Joker, from his humble beginnings as a struggling comedian to his fateful encounter with Batman that changes both of their lives forever. Years later, and now escaped from Akham Asylum, The Joker devises a plan to prove that one bad day can make anyone as insane as he is – setting his sights on Commissioner Gordon. It’s up to the Dark Knight to put a stop to The Joker’s latest scheme and save one of Gotham City’s finest. Following a gripping prologue introducing Barbara Gordon’s heroic adventures alongside Batman as Batgirl, Batman: The Killing Joke stays true to the authentic tale that has held fans’ imaginations for nearly three decades – spotlighting the birth of a Super-Villain, the fortitude of a Super Hero and the punchline that will leave you speechless.”
While the film premieres at SDCC on July 22nd, you can own on Digital HD starting on July 26th, with a Blu-Ray and DVD release following on August 2nd.