Star Wars icon Mark Hamill is reprising his iconic role as Batman’s arch-enemy the Joker in the new animated film based on the classic graphic novel Batman: The Killing Joke.
The actor, 64, will reprise his role as Joker for the latest comic book adaptation, based on the celebrated graphic novel by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland , reported Variety.
Hamill tweeted the news in a series of three tweets, each quoting a famous line from the comic.
THE "All it takes is one bad day to reduce the sanest man alive to lunacy...Just one bad day." pic.twitter.com/bqzBQPIhOw— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 14, 2016
KILLING "Remember there's always madness... Madness is the emergency exit" pic.twitter.com/hEvNRaxL6e— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 14, 2016
JOKE "If I have to have a past, then I prefer it to be multiple choice" pic.twitter.com/o1ZybkvTwa— Mark Hamill (@HamillHimself) March 14, 2016
Hamill, who is famous for playing Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars films, previously played the part of the Joker in Batman: The Animated Series, and the Arkham City games. His portrayal of the character is a fan favourite.
Watch a video on Mark Hamill’s Joker here
His co-star Kevin Conroy will also return as Batman for the adaptation of the cult comic.
Twin Peaks star Ray Wise has also signed on for the film; he will voice the role of Commissioner Gordon.
Here’s the iconic cover of the comic book
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