One of the next animated movies from Warner Bros. will be an adaptation of the popular graphic novel “Batman: The Killing Joke”! The announcement came from Bruce Timm at a Comic-Con panel for his new movie Justice League: Gods and Monsters. The movie will be released sometime next year.
Batman: The Killing Joke is coming to animated film 2016 — Just announced by Bruce Timm at our JL: Gods & Monsters panel! #DCSDCC
— DC (@DCComics) July 11, 2015
No casting information has been announced, but you have to imagine that Mark Hamill will be back as The Joker. He’s expressed interest in an animated version of The Killing Joke before:
— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) October 24, 2011
Could this be the first R-rated animated movie from Warner Bros.? We’ll have to wait and see. For now, let me know how excited you are in the comments below!