Tara Strong sits down with DC All Access and discusses Barbara Gordon/Batgirl for the upcoming R-rated Batman: The Killing Joke animated film.
The hype has already set in and we’re just a few weeks away from the release of Batman: The Killing Joke and it looks like it just might be the best animated Batman film yet.
Batman: The Killing Joke kicks off with one of the most tragic and seminal moments in Barbara Gordon‘s life. What was it like creating it for the upcoming animated adaptation? In this DC All Access animation clip, we find out from the woman behind Killing Joke’s Batgirl, Tara Strong. Did the veteran voice actor feel any pressure tackling one of the most popular Batman stories in comics?
What does it take for a person to snap? How much despair for a mind to fracture? These are the twisted questions that The Joker has set out to answer, to show Gotham that even an ordinary man like Commissioner Gordon is only one bad day away from sheer insanity. Based on the acclaimed DC Comics graphic novel, witness a journey into the dark psyche of the Clown Prince of Crime. Follow his humble beginnings as a struggling comic to his fateful encounter with the Dark Knight that changed everything. Fueled by the return of Kevin Conroy as Batman and Mark Hamill as The Joker, witness the birth of a super villain, the fortitude of a hero and the punch line that will leave you speechless.
Batman: The Killing Joke will officially come home on Blu-ray and DVD on August 2, 2016.