The long wait is over. One of the best Batman stories ever published (as approved by critics) is finally making it to the screens. Debuting on July 2016 under Warner Bros. at the San Diego Comic-Con, Batman: The Killing Joke stars Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne/Batman, and Star Wars‘ Mark Hamill as the voice of the iconic DC villain, Joker.
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Batman: The Killing Joke is reportedly DC’s first R-rated animated movie, so no, it may be a cartoon but it is not for kids! Killing Joke delves more deeply into the background of the Joker, who is known to be the chilling, psychotic, disturbed character that he is.
Watch the official trailer below:
Batman: The Killing Joke is based on the 1988 graphic novel of the same title by Alan Moore.