Batman: The Killing Joke will make its debut world premiere at San Diego Comic-Con International 2016 this July and Mark Hamill has revealed our first look through his Twitter account.
He shared the first official image and possible quotes from the upcoming animated feature film based on the graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.
The quote in his second tweet ,‘If I have to have a past, then I prefer it to be multiple choice,’ is a direct quote used in the graphic novel. However even though the image Mark Hamill shared is a still from Batman: The Killing Joke, it hasn’t been confirmed if the quotes from his tweets actually features in the film. Joining Mark Hamill (Joker) will be Kevin Conroy as Batman, Tara Strong as Barbara Gordon/Batgirl and Ray Wise as Commissioner James Gordon.
Update 3/6/16: The world premiere has been confirmed to take place on Friday 22nd July 2016, although a venue for the premiere has yet to be announced.
The premiere will spotlight the first public exhibition of the eagerly awaited film and a post-screening panel discussion among available members of the core cast and filmmaking team. The celebrity-laden cast is led by Kevin Conroy (Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League) and Mark Hamill (Batman: The Animated Series,Star Wars franchise) as they reprise their seminal roles as the voices of Batman/Bruce Wayne and The Joker, respectively, as well as Tara Strong (Teen Titans; Batman: Arkham games) as Barbara Gordon and Ray Wise (Twin Peaks, RoboCop) as Commissioner Gordon. Batman: The Killing Joke is directed by Sam Liu (Justice League vs. Teen Titans) from a script by Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Azzarello. Bruce Timm and Sam Register are executive producers. Benjamin Melniker & Michael Uslan are executive producers. Alan Burnett is co-producer.