BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE Arrives on Blu-Ray Aug 2; World Premiere at San Diego Comic Con

The wait is almost over!

Batman: The Killing Joke is set to be released on August 2, 2016 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) on Blu-Ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack and DVD. Now if you can’t wait for August 2nd, you can pick up Batman: The Killing Joke digitally on July 26, 2016 from digital retailers.

And if you can’t wait til July 26th and have plans to be in San Diego for San Diego Comic Con, you are in luck because the Batman: The Killing Joke‘s world premiere will be happening at San Diego Comic Con International on Friday July 22, 2016.

Check out the press release below!

Batman: The Killing Joke

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) 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.

Since the debut of the DC Universe Original Movies in 2007 with Superman: Doomsday, WBHE has premiered its next upcoming film (when available) before 4,250 ardent fans in the San Diego Convention Center’s massive Ballroom 20. Past film premieres have included Batman: Under The Red Hood, Batman: Year One, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Batman: Assault on Arkham and last year’s Justice League: Gods & Monsters, and the films’ panel discussions have featured such acting luminaries as Bryan Cranston, Nathan Fillion, Ben McKenzie, Justin Chambers, Eliza Dushku, Katee Sackhoff, Matthew Gray Gubler, Paget Brewster, Bruce Greenwood, C. Thomas Howell and Cary Elwes.

Produced by Warner Bros. Animation and DC Entertainment, Batman: The Killing Joke arrives August 2, 2016 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Blu-Ray™ Deluxe Edition, Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack and DVD. The Blu-rayTM Combo Pack includes a digital version of the movie on Digital HD with UltraViolet. The Blu-ray™ Deluxe Edition will include all components of the Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack, along with an exclusive figurine of The Joker in a numbered, limited edition gift set. Fans can own Batman: The Killing Joke on Digital HD starting July 26, 2016 via purchase from digital retailers.

Batman: The Killing Joke

Batman: The Killing Joke will be released on August 2, 2016 on Blu-ray & DVD and Digitally on July 26, 2016!

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Gladys Angulo

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