Today brings us the first official trailer for upcoming animated film ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’!
Starring ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ alums Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill as Batman and Joker the film is a direct adaptation of the 1988 one-shot graphic novel of the same name.
The comic was written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland and tells the story of one bad day for several major characters in the Batman universe. The film famously begun Barbara Gordon’s journey to eventually becoming Oracle.
The film, produced by ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ helmer Bruce Timm, will expand on the story adding a fifteen minute prologue to introduce Batgirl to the DCAU as she has been largely missing from previous entries and also does not appear in costume in ‘The Killing Joke’ comic.
Checkout the trailer in the player below:
Also, here is a gallery of screen shots from the trailer!
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