Tara Strong, renowned for her voice acting work on a slew of DC animated projects playing Batgirl, chopped it up with DC All Access on her role in the new DC Animation The Killing Joke. The animation, which is set to be screened in cinemas for a short run before its release on BluRay, is based on the Alan Moore graphic novel of the same name, and Strong speaks about her taking a more darker and emotive approach to playing Batgirl in the upcoming animated feature, as well as working alongside voice actor vets Mark Hamill and Kevin Conroy.
And who can complain about seeing new footage from The Killing Joke.
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?
Watch “The Killing Joke: ALL-NEW Batgirl Footage w/ Tara Strong” in the player below:
Batman: The Killing Joke animation hits cinemas for a one-day run July 25th at select theatres. Blu-ray, Digital and DVD comes out later this year.