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Brooding Fan Poster For Deathstroke Makes Room For Jason Todd

Jensen Ackles as Jason Todd?

We can see it. As a matter of fact, we’ve already heard it, as the Supernatural mainstay initially voiced the role for Batman: Under The Red Hood back in 2010. But even now, seven whole years later, DC fans are still calling on Warner Bros. to cast Jensen Ackles in a live-action interpretation of Red Hood.

And though it may never come to be, a DeviantArt user by the name of ‘Wandambatha’ has produced a dark and gloomy poster for Deathstroke, the recently-announced spinoff movie that has Gareth Evans (The Raid) and Joe Manganiello attached to direct and headline, respectively.

If the stars align, Manganiello’s Slade Wilson is primed for a big, big future in the DC Extended Universe, though Justice League‘s middling box office performance will surely have Warner Bros. thinking twice about future instalments in its shared franchise. Either way, this
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‘Batman: Gotham by Gaslight’ Looks Bloody Interesting

Inspired by the the one-shot Elseworlds tale by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola, Batman: Gotham By Gaslight puts Batman against the real world serial killer, Jack the Ripper. Take a look at the trailer below as well as additional information about the upcoming DC and Warner Bros. Animation film.

Batman: Gotham By Gaslight takes place at the turn of the century as America’s continued industrial revolution is to be showcased at a World’s Fair hosted by Gotham City. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of Gotham’s technological advances, there is a killer loose in the city’s darkest shadows. Preying on the city’s women, this killer is as precise as he is cruel. As Police Commissioner James Gordon tries to calm the fears of Gotham’s citizens regarding the butcher called Jack the Ripper, the masked vigilante Batman enacts his own detective
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Heroes: DC vs. Marvel Part 7 2010-2014

On this 192nd episode of Heroes (November 3, 2017), Jon Schnepp is joined by Amy Dallen and Robert Meyer Burnett to break down Part 7 of their DC vs. Marvel series and talk the years 2010-2014: DC vs. Marvel - The 2000’s - 2010-2014 DC: Films Live Action 2010 - The Losers 2010 - Jonah Hex 2011 - Green Lantern 2012 - The Dark Knight Rises 2013 - Man of Steel DC: Animated Movies 2010 - Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths 2010 - Batman: Under the Red Hood 2010 - Superman/Batman: Apocalypse 2011 - All-Star Superman 2011 - Green Lantern Emerald Knights 2011 - Batman: Year One
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Warner Bros. releases trailer for DC Universe: 10th Anniversary Collection Box Set

With Warner Bros.’ DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection set to hit Blu-ray this November, the studio has debuted a sizzle reel trailer for the massive box-set, which includes all thirty DC Universe Animated Original Movie releases from Superman: Doomsday through to Batman and Harley Quinn, along with five shorts. Take a look at the trailer here…

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The full list of titles are:

1. Superman: Doomsday

2. Justice League: The New Frontier (Commemorative Edition)

3. Batman: Gotham Knight

4. Wonder Woman (Commemorative Edition)

5. Green Lantern: First Flight

6. Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

7. Justice League: Crisis On Two Earths

8. Batman: Under The Red Hood

9. Superman/Batman: Apocalypse

10. All-star Superman

11. Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

12. Batman: Year One

13. Justice League: Doom

14. Superman Vs. The Elite

15. The Dark Knight Returns, Part 1

16. The Dark Knights Returns, Part 2

17. Superman: Unbound

18. Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox

19. Justice League: War

20. Son Of Batman
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30 Film Collection Celebrates DC Universe’s Animated Originals

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Burbank, CA (June 28, 2017) – Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment celebrate a decade of heroic animation with the release of the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection, a comprehensive box set of all 30 films, 5 animated shorts, new special features and exclusive collectible items coming November 7, 2017 to Blu-ray™. The entire 30-film set will also be available on Digital starting August 15, 2017.

Launched in 2007 with the landmark release of Superman Doomsday, the DC Universe Original Movies are based on or inspired by storylines and/or characters from within the ever-expanding DC library. Produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, the stories range from films based upon iconic DC Super Hero stories (Superman Doomsday, Justice League: The New Frontier, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: The Killing Joke) to films inspired by themes from within DC history (Batman vs. Robin was inspired by “The Court of Owls,” Superman vs. The Elite was
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Warner Bros. Releasing 30 DC Animated Films in One Box Set

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Warner Bros. is putting together one monumental box set in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the DC Animated Universe! Find out what all is included!

While Wonder Woman may be putting the DC Entertainment Universe back on track, there is DC content that Warner Bros. and DC have never had a problem with, the animated DC Original Movies. In fact, their movies have been touted as being better than Marvel's, which is no small feat.

As a way of honoring the success of the DC Animated films turning 10, this year, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has created a box set the likes we never could've fathomed.

On November 7, 2017, WB will release the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection on Blu-Ray. The collection includes all 30 Animated movies, 5 shorts, new special features, and exclusive collectible items. The Digital version will release much earlier on August 15, 2017.

Unfortunately, a price point has not been issued yet,
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DC Animated Movies Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Blu-Ray Collection

DC Animated Movies Celebrate 10th Anniversary with Blu-Ray Collection
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and DC Entertainment celebrate a decade of heroic animation with the release of the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection, a comprehensive box set of all 30 films, 5 animated shorts, new special features and exclusive collectible items coming November 7, 2017 to Blu-ray. The entire 30-film set will also be available on Digital starting August 15, 2017. The studio has also released the box artwork for this immersive DC Universe Original Movies set, which you can see below.

Launched in 2007 with the landmark release of Superman Doomsday, the DC Universe Original Movies are based on or inspired by storylines and/or characters from within the ever-expanding DC library. Produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation and released by Warner Bros. Home Entertainment, the stories range from films based upon iconic DC Super Hero stories (Superman Doomsday, Justice League: The New Frontier, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: The Killing Joke
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‘DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection’ Blu-ray Set is Massive and Coming This Year

This year marks the 10th anniversary for Warner Animation's DC Universe films. Can you believe the upcoming Batman and Harley Quinn movie is the 30th in the series?

That's not that hard to believe but this might be. In celebration of the DC Universe 10th anniversary, you will be able to buy all 30 films in one package on either Blu-ray or Digital HD in the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection.

The 32-disc Blu-ray box set includes all 30 films listed below as well as all five DC Showcase animated shorts: The Spectre, Green Arrow, Jonah Hex, Catwoman and Superman/Shazam: The Return of Black Adam. New special features will be included and revealed a little later this summer, along with the price.

Digital HD enthusiasts will get a first shot at the DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary Collection on August 15th. The DC Universe Original Movies: 10th Anniversary
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‘Titans’ and ‘Young Justice’ to Launch DC’s Streaming Service

Dick Grayson isn’t just part of the Teen Titans. He’s leading the Teen Titans.Young Justice (2010)

Lately, we’ve been blessed with an overabundance of good comic news. First, 20th Century Fox releases dates for Deadpool 2, New Mutants, and Dark Phoenix. Now an interesting announcement from Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment.

Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment announced that they are launching a “digital streaming service” at an undisclosed time in 2018. They were obtuse on the details, but the gist is that this streaming service is an “immersive experience designed for the fans.” The service will host a live-action Teen Titans show called Titans and the third season of Young Justice: Outsiders.

Young Justice: Outsiders is the much demanded third season of the Cartoon Network show Young Justice. Young Justice was fantastic: it was spiritually faithful to its source material, beautifully animated, and well voice acted. Following
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Who are the two producers credited on every Batman movie?

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Michael Uslan and Benjamin Melniker have producer credits on nearly 40 Batman films – but they only really worked on one, it seems…

If you stick around for the end credits of The Lego Batman Movie, you might notice the names of two people credited as executive producers on the picture. They are Michael Uslan and Benjamin Melniker. Nothing odd there, apart from the small matter of them having absolutely nothing to do with the film. To the best of our knowledge, they had no conversation with director Chris McKay and his team at any time before, during or after the production. But they did pick up a cheque and a credit for their troubles.

Having people listed as executive producers who are ‘hands off’ is nothing particularly fresh, and we looked at just what an executive producer does in this article here.

But what’s interesting
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Warner Bros. Animation Begins Production on Young Justice Season 3

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Warner Bros. Animation Begins Production Onseason 3 Of “Young Justice,” Based Onthe Iconic DC Super Heroes

Burbank, Calif. (November 7, 2016) — The Team is back and it’s “business as usual.” Warner Bros. Animation has begun production on a third season of all-new episodes of the acclaimed hit, action-animated series “Young Justice,” based on the characters from DC Entertainment. Season three promises new twists, turns and dangerous new threats for the team, but most importantly, the opportunity for fans to finally continue the adventures of some of their favorite Super Heroes. Further details about the new season — including premiere date and network partner — will be announced at a later time.

Heralded by Entertainment Weekly as one of the “9 Best Animated TV Series Drawn from Comics,” “Young Justice” has been equally praised by critics and viewers for its impressive visuals and rich storytelling. The series reached more than 25 million unique
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The Return Of "Young Justice"

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Warner Bros. Animation has confirmed that production on a third season of the popular animated TV series "Young Justice" has started, offering viewers "...new twists, turns and dangerous new threats for the team, but most importantly, the opportunity for fans to finally continue the adventures of some of their favorite Super Heroes...":

Producers Brandon Vietti ("Batman: Under the Red Hood") and Greg Weisman ("Star Wars Rebels") will be returning to the series.

The news comes as Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment continue to develop a live action adaptation of DC Comics' "Young Justice", with a gaggle of comic book superheroes to star.

"...with characters to be showcased on 'Arrow', 'The Flash', 'Legends Of Tomorrow' and 'Supergirl', 'Young Justice' will eventually be a live action teen drama/romance series with a superhero twist, based on the 'Young Justice' cartoon, games and
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Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill would like to see Hush and A Death in the Family animated movies

Back in July Warner Bros. released its animated take on Batman: The Killing Joke, fulfilling a long-held ambition of its two voice stars Kevin Conroy and Mark Hamill, who voice Batman and The Joker respectively.

While the resulting movie may not have been the classic that fans were hoping for, it seems the two Batman: The Animated Series co-stars are keen to bring more iconic tales of the Dark Knight to the big screen.

During a Q&A session with the duo at Fan Expo in Canada (via Screen Geek), a fan asked what the future might hold in terms of future animated projects. Conroy turned to Hamill and said, “What do you think about doing Hush?”, with Hamill then responding, “What do you think about doing A Death in the Family.”

As you’d expect, these comments were met very enthusiastically by the fans in attendance.

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Supercut charts The Joker’s kills in live-action and animated movies

Coinciding with the character’s return to the big screen in Suicide Squad, Mr Sunday Movies has put together a supercut charting all of the Joker’s kills from the Clown Prince of Crime’s various live-action and animated movies, including Batman, The Dark Knight, Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, Batman: Under the Red Hood, The Dark Knight Returns, Batman: Assault on Arkham and Batman: The Killing Joke. Check it out here…

See Also: Jared Leto says a lot of his Joker scenes were cut from Suicide Squad

It feels good to be bad…Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate,
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The Joker's Movie Kill Count

Check out the embedded video below for a supercut of all the times The Joker takes a life in Batman 1989, The Dark Knight, Batman Beyond: Return Of The Joker, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths,  Batman: Under the Red Hood, The Dark Knight Returns,  Batman: Assault on Arkham and Batman: The Killing Joke. Also be sure to subscribe to Mr Sunday's YouTube channel,, youtube.com/mrsundaymovies. If you want.  No pressure.  
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Heroes use Mechs to Fight in Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants

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Burbank, CA (July 6, 2016) — Batman will need the help from several of his Super Hero pals — Green Arrow, Nightwing, The Flash and Robin – to take down a crew of Super-Villains on a scale he’s never seen before in Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants. Produced by DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Animation, this thrilling new addition to the Batman Unlimited animated film trilogy comes to DVD ($19.98 Srp) via Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on September 13, 2016 and on Digital HD on August 30, 2016 via purchase from digital retailers.

The Dark Knight is back doing what he does best – protecting the citizens of Gotham City – in the third installment of the Batman Unlimited series, Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants. When evil scientist Mr. Freeze activates his latest invention on two of Gotham City’s most formidable criminals – Killer Croc and Bane – things go from bad to worse. Turning them into super-sized mutant monsters,
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Batman Takes on Kaiju in First Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs Mutants Trailer

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If you've ever wanted to see Batman suit up in a giant robot (along with Green Arrow) to fight a city sized monster Voltron style, then it looks like the new Batman Unlimited direct-to-dvd movie, Mechs vs. Mutants, is exactly what you need. Come inside to check out the first details and trailer on the upcoming animated adventure!

When Warner Bros. announced that Batman Unlimited would be bringing a new series of animated 'movies' for fans, they promised it would be a way to play around in the Batman universe and offer new ideas for young kids to enjoy that would be a little different. Our first details and look at Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants (which comes to DVD on September 13th) is definitely something different.

It's kind of a neat idea, though it feels like any other giant mecha/monster cartoon idea out there. The biggest different here,
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Warner Bros. announces Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants, watch the trailer here

Warner Bros. has announced the upcoming release of the family-friendly DC animated movie Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants, the follow-up to Batman Unlimted Animal Instincts and Batman Unlimited: Monster Mayhem, which sees the Caped Crusader and Green Arrow finding themselves facing a grave new threat to Gotham’s safety. Check out the cover art, synopsis and trailer here…

The Dark Knight is back doing what he does best – protecting the citizens of Gotham City – in the third installment of the Batman Unlimited series, Batman Unlimited: Mechs vs. Mutants. When evil scientist Mr. Freeze activates his latest invention on two of Gotham City’s most formidable criminals – Killer Croc and Bane – things go from bad to worse. Turning them into super-sized mutant monsters, the Super-Villains start bashing through the streets of Gotham City with no end in sight. It’s up to the Caped Crusader and his Super Hero
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What Dawn of Justice Could Have Learned From World’s Finest

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DC/WB is currently in reconstruction mode, launching their new DC Film Division under Geoff Johns, who wants to bring “hope and optimism” back to the Dceu. Therefore, this is a good time to look back on one of DC/WB’s recent missteps and how they could have benefited from an examination of their earlier, lighter projects. We’re going to examine how Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice could have been improved by studying the 1997 animated film The Batman/Superman Movie: World’s Finest.

The Batman/Superman Movie: World’s Finest began as a 3-part episode of Superman: The Animated Series. It was released on DVD as a combined one-hour film in 1997. This excellent story has a strong 83% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, as opposed to the pitiful 28% score that Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice received. World’s Finest was written by Alan Burnett, who wrote many of DC’s best animated movies, including Batman: Under the Red Hood, Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Superman Unbound, Batman: Mask of the Phantasm and others. Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice was directed by Zack Snyder, who made Watchmen, Sucker Punch and Man of Steel.

So why is World’s Finest better than Dawn of Justice and what can it teach DC during their revamp period? First of all, the makers of World’s Finest realized that the key to a great Batman and Superman story is to focus on their differences. They don't physically fight but the drama comes from contrasting their opposite natures, techniques and viewpoints.

The two heroes have often been described as “two sides of the same coin”. They are both brave costumed super heroes but in most ways, they are opposites. This does not merely refer to the fact that Superman has unlimited strength and numerous super powers while Batman is just an incredibly well-trained and brilliant human man. They also have different skills. For instance, Superman's senses enable him to read information directly from machines and, with careful usage of his heat vision, he can even reprogram machines. Batman is a genius polymath, as well as being a detective, escapologist, linguist, tactician and master of disguise.

Their greatest difference is in their outlook and attitude. Superman is traditionally optimistic and positive, inspiring hope to the world. He sees the best in people and tries to be an example, always motivated by the desire to help people and prevent tragedies. Batman is a dark and grim hero with a deeply personal vendetta against criminals. Although he has a great love for humanity, his life is rooted in the dark side of human nature. He understands the evil inherent in the human mind in a way Superman never could. In essence, Superman sees the victims while Batman sees the criminals.

When the 1990s versions of Superman and Batman look at each other, they see what they try hard to avoid in their own lives. Superman sees a man so locked into his obsessive behavior that he has no real connection to the world; Batman sees an overconfident man with great power but no plan (Superman reacts but does not plan.) However, they also see what they are personally missing. Superman admires Batman’s self-made abilities while Batman sees Superman’s amazing powers, which could certainly be handy in his quest to save Gotham city from its epidemic of crime. Each has a certain amount of envy toward the other.

In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, the differences between the two are not very clear. Both are grim, glum, angst-ridden figures who see their heroic roles as a burden. They will both kill. Neither is trusted by the people or by the government. Neither ever smiles. They are both easily manipulated and overly quick to fight. There isn’t much difference between them at all. Add to that the fact that Zack Snyder decreed they shouldn’t talk much because “Guys in super hero costumes trying to act serious looks ridiculous”. The result was all action but no drama, characterization or interesting interactions.

Another good aspect of World’s Finest is that Lois Lane was utilized so much better. She adds an extra layer of competition between the two heroes when she develops a crush on Bruce Wayne. Although she is in love with Superman, she realizes that he will always have to put the good of the world ahead of her. Thus, when handsome Bruce Wayne arrives and shows an interest in her, she quickly becomes drawn to him. This Lois displays an attraction to Alpha Males, like the mighty Superman and the rich and powerful Bruce Wayne. Bruce begins by using Lois as a source of information to learn more about Superman but he comes to actually like her fiery, feisty personality and beauty. Clark has to watch while his rival romances the woman he secretly loves. In Dawn of Justice, Lois really has no purpose. She’s there because she’s expected to be there. Her investigation in the movie leads to nothing. When she stupidly tosses the Kryptonite spear into the well, it’s only done to put her in peril at an inopportune moment.

The villains are also much better in World’s Finest. Lex Luthor is written as cool., classy, authoritative and insidious. The Joker is wild and funny, creating chaos for both profit and for fun. The battle between their sidekicks Harley Quinn and Mercy is a fun moment. In Dawn of Justice, Lex Luthor is portrayed as a combination of Luthor and the Joker. He is rich and influential but also demented and sadistically psychotic. Mercy is killed off before she gets a chance to make an impression, and Doomsday is wasted in the final half hour of the film. The “Doomsday/Death of Superman” storyline could have been a whole movie by itself but instead it’s squeezed into a subplot. The villains in World’s Finest get sufficient screen time and remain true to their source material.

The story holds together much better in World’s Finest. The plot is linear and logical and makes sense. The bad guys have clear agendas and their actions jibe with what they want. Even the Joker, crazy as he is, remains consistent. In Dawn of Justice, Luthor’s plans and motivations seem to randomly change scene-by-scene. Unlike World’s Finest, which is trying to tell a story about the meeting of two heroes, Dawn of Justice is a two-and-a-half-hour composite trailer, interested in World Building and setting up future Dceu films, rather than being a coherent movie.

World’s Finest is about heroes learning a lesson. The duo quickly realize that their pointless competition is not useful and that each of them has something useful to offer in a partnership, even a temporary one. They learn the lesson that the villains could not learn. Luthor and the Joker are too petty to ever get along and eventually turn on each other. Superman and Batman learn to respect each other and start to work together. They even display some teamwork. Clark and Bruce part on good terms. In Dawn of Justice, Batman and Superman spend most of the movie in a contrived blood feud, which abruptly ends when they realize that their mothers have the same name. Then they join Wonder Woman in fighting Doomsday and Superman dies. There is no logical build or dramatic narrative that leads to any development in their relationship. Its ultimately unsatisfying and hollow.

World’s Finest gets it all right, including the tone, which is sufficiently hopeful while still being serious. Burnett’s script has heart and soul. The characters are handled properly and the narrative is well structured. Both the villains and supporting cast are fully-formed characters, not caricatures. Everything is done so much better than in Dawn of Justice.

If Geoff Johns and the new DC Film Division want a blueprint to look at for how they should set up the Dceu, they could do a lot worse than studying The Batman/Superman Movie: World’s Finest. It’s everything Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice should have been, but wasn’t. If you haven’t seen it, it’s worth the effort to find.

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Sdcc to Host Batman: The Killing Joke Premiere

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Burbank, CA (June 3, 2016) – Continuing a decade-long tradition, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (Wbhe) will host the World Premiere of its latest DC Universe Original Movie – this time, the highly anticipated Batman: The Killing Joke – on the Friday night (July 22, 2016) of Comic-Con International in San Diego.

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
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