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“The Killing Joke” Official Description Promises a ‘Punch Line That Will Leave You Speechless’

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“The Killing Joke” Official Description Promises a ‘Punch Line That Will Leave You Speechless’

Warner Bros. Animation’s adaptation of “Batman: The Killing Joke” will debut in a mere three months, and an official description of the film has just hit iTunes.

According to this official description,

What does it take for a person to snap? How much despair for a mind to fracture? These are the twisted questions that The Joker has set out to answer, to show Gotham that even an ordinary man like Commissioner Gordon is only one bad day away from sheer insanity. Based on the acclaimed DC Comics graphic novel, witness a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime. Follow his humble beginnings as a struggling comic to his fateful encounter with the Dark Knight that changed everything. Fueled by the return of Kevin Conroy as Batman and Mark Hamill as The Joker, witness the birth of a super villain, the fortitude of a hero and the punch line that will leave you speechless.

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The first trailer for “The Killing Joke,” which reunites “Batman: The Animated Series” voice actors Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill, dropped in late April. The film will also be rated R.

Based on Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s famed comic of the same name, and featuring the voices of Kevin Conroy (Batman), Mark Hamill (The Joker), Tara Strong (Batgirl) and Ray Wise (Commissioner Gordon), “Batman: The Killing Joke” is set to premiere at Comic-Con International in San Diego this July, with a Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital HD set for release on August 2.

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