Unless you have been living under a rock over the last few months, you will have heard the news that Batman: The Killing Joke, the iconic comic book by Alan Moore is being turned into a DC Animated movie.
Over the past few months, plenty of news about the animated adaption and clips from the film have been poring out and this week has brought us another clip. The adult themes in the Alan Moore comic has been a huge talk among comic book fans for many years due to the effect it had on the Batman universe, and this animated movie is not different, it is all people are talking about.
The clip comes curtesy of DC Entertainment which you can check out below.
Batman and The Joker will be voiced once again the two voices synonymous with them, Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill respectively. Looking at the chemistry between Batman and the Joker, the chemistry between Conroy and Hamill is a perfect match, and they the only two people who can help pull of this iconic comic book story line.
“Based on the acclaimed DC graphic novel of the same name,Batman: The Killing Joke takes a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime – 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 Arkham 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”
Batman: The Killing Joke is set for release on July 2016 on digital HD and August 2nd for the DVD/BluRay. We honestly can’t wait.