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'Batman: The Killing Joke' stuns with $3.8 million in two-day-only theater run
28 JULY 2016
By Tre'vell Anderson – "Batman: The Killing Joke," the animated picture from Warner Bros. and Fathom Events, was produced to be a home-video production. But after the decision to release the picture in a little more than 1,300 theaters for two days only, it made an impressive estimated $3.8 million.
"We’re thrilled and very happy," said John Rubey, Fathom Event’s CEO.
Based on the notable 1988 DC graphic novel of the same name, the film charts the humble beginnings of the Joker, voiced by Mark Hamill, and what led to the fateful encounter with Batman, voiced by Kevin Conroy. After an escape from jail, the Joker seeks revenge by targeting Commissioner Gordon, voiced by Ray Wise. The film premiered last week at Comic-Con... read full article.