The controversial and acclaimed direct-to-video animated feature Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker is set to hit Blu-ray on April 5th, 2011 from Warner Home Video for $19.98. The Blu-ray feature will include the PG-13 “uncut” edition of the first feature-length Batman Beyond animated feature. For further details on “uncut” controversy with Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, more details can be found here at The World’s Finest, the site that first reported and originally spearheaded the idea to campaign for Warner Home Video to release Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker in its original intended format. Cover artwork and initial details, provided by the studio, are included below.
BATMAN BEYOND: RETURN OF THE JOKER
Synopsis: The greatest villain of all comes out of the past to threaten Batman, Bruce Wayne and all of Gotham City in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker, the first feature-length Batman Beyond movie.
The sleeker, deadlier and seemingly immortal Clown Prince of Crime is back with his own unique brand of havoc and mayhem. While trying to uncover the Joker’s secrets, the new Batman, Terry McGinnis, discovers the greatest mystery in the life of the original Caped Crusader: What happened the night he fought the Joker for the last time. When Bruce Wayne is almost killed in one of the Joker’s latest attacks, Batman vows to avenge his mentor and put the Joker to rest forever.
Get ready for heart-stomping action, awesome adventure and amazing revelations in Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker.
-Commentary by the Filmmakers
-Featurette Batman Beyond: The Legend Lives
-Animated Character Bios
-1080p High Definition 4×3 matted
-DTS-HD MA-English 5.1, Dolby Digital French, Spanish
-Rated PG-13 for Violence
-Street Date: 4/05/2011
Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker will be available on Blu-ray beginning April 5th, 2011 from Warner Home Video for $19.98. Stay tuned for further updates, including new DVD and Blu-ray home video announcements from Warner Home Video.