First trailer for ‘Batman: The Killing Joke’ arrives

Batman: The Killing Joke

Yahoo has debuted the first trailer for BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, the R-rated animated adaptation of Alan Moore and Brian Bolland’s classic and controversial graphic novel. It will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on 2 August 2016.

How far the animation was going to push some of the themes of the story can be seen in this early trailer, promising one of the most faithful and disturbing Batman films to date. It features the voices of Mark Hamill as the Joker and Kevin Conroy as Bruce Wayne/Batman.

Check it out below.