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Batman: The Killing Joke

Watch: The Killing Joke cast on adapting the classic, finding Batgirl's strength
Jul 23, 2016

One of DC’s most famous, and most controversial, comics is coming to life as an animated film this month — so we chatted up the folks tasked with making it happen to discuss the challenges of actually translating The Killing Joke from page to screen.

New footage revealed in behind-the-scenes look at Batgirl in The Killing Joke
Jul 15, 2016

Tara Strong is suiting up again for the role of Batgirl in Warner Bros.’ Batman: The Killing Joke, and DC All Access has released a new behind-the-scenes video featuring an interview with the actress and new footage from the eagerly anticipated animated movie.

The Dark Knight meets with the Joker in first Batman: The Killing Joke clip
Jul 5, 2016

DC All Access has released the first clip for Warner Bros.’ upcoming animated movie Batman: The Killing Joke.

Kevin Conroy on how animated Batman: The Killing Joke will expand the story
Jun 24, 2016

Since it's often considered as one the best Batman stories of all time, it’s with a certain amount of trepidation and excitement that fans are waiting for Warner Bros.’ R-rated animated adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke to be released.

Mark Hamill on The Killing Joke: 'I can't imagine how people are going to react to this’
Jun 2, 2016

It’s been a long time coming, but Alan Moore’s seminal Batman tale The Killing Joke is finally being taken from page to screen. But not even the people in charge know how this thing is going to be received.

The Killing Joke's first official trailer is just as insane as you'd expect
Apr 27, 2016

One of the most infamous graphic novels ever is coming to the small screen. Prepare yourself with the first trailer for Batman: The KIlling Joke.

Batman: The Killing Joke to flesh-out Batgirl's role in R-rated animated film
Apr 18, 2016

Warner Bros.’ upcoming R-rated adaptation of Batman: The Killing Joke will do something the Alan Moore and Brian Bolland one-shot graphic novel never did.

Batman: The Killing Joke will be DC's first R-rated, animated film
Apr 15, 2016

Ever since Warner Bros. announced plans to turn Alan Moore’s infamous comic Batman: The Killing Joke into an animated film, fans had been wondering exactly how they’d pull off the story’s uncomfortable darkness. Well, now we know.

First creepy footage revealed from Batman: The Killing Joke animated film
Apr 4, 2016

It’s been a long time coming, but an animated feature-film adaptation of the iconic (and brutal) Batman: The Killing Joke comic is finally in the works. Want to see how it’s shaping up?

Batman: The Killing Joke was going to be adapted by Bruce Timm in 2009
Feb 22, 2016

Although Alan Moore's iconic Batman: The Killing Joke is finally getting an animated adaptation sometime this year, we almost got an R-rated version back in 2009.

An upcoming animated Batman film could be rated R
Oct 13, 2015

DC Entertainment could be pushing its next animated Batman offering into an uncharted realm.