Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment have revealed plans for an animated adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke. Based on the classic graphic novel written by Alan Moore and drawn Brian Bolland, the DC Universe Original Movie will feature a 15-minute prologue that will help set up the Joker’s origin story.
Release Date: TBA
Studio: Warner Bros. Animation
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Adaptation
Running Time: Unknown
MPAA Rating: Not yet rated
“Batman: The Killing Joke” depicts the Joker as a failed stand-up comedian who agrees to aid a gang of criminals and is thwarted by Batman before being disfigured; in doing so he is driven insane and attains his supervillain persona. The animated adaptation of “Batman: The Killing Joke” will retell this classic tale in an exciting new way. It will also feature an original 15-minute prologue that will help set up the Joker’s origin story.