One of the most eagerly anticipated Superhero films of the year, for comic book fans, isn’t coming out in theaters, it’s coming on Blu-ray in Aug, however some lucky fans will get to see one of the most controversial comic books EVER, Batman: The Killing Joke a little bit earliar. Continuing a decade-long tradition, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will host the World Premiere of its latest DC Universe Original Movie at SDCC. The premiere will be held Friday, July 22, 2016. This is the year I’ll finally get to meet the great Mark Hamill! Woot!
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.
Also joining the cast, 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.