Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has released the first clip from the upcoming Batman: Gotham by Gaslight animated feature. The DC Universe Original Movie title will be available from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment on Digital starting January 23, 2018, and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD February 6, 2018. Check out the clip in the player below, along with a new image.
Additionally, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment also announced that the World Premiere of Batman: Gotham By Gaslight will be part of the upcoming “DC in D.C.” weekend event. The premiere – on Friday, January 12, 2018 from 6:30–9:15pm – will kick off the special pop culture gathering, which brings together the worlds of entertainment and public service to illuminate the story of America and current issues through the lens of comics and Super Heroes. Events will take place Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the Newseum, and will culminate with the world premiere screening of the upcoming DC series Black Lightning — based on the first African-American DC Super Hero to have his own stand-alone comic title — in the Warner Bros. Theater at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, with a party to follow at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Warner Bros. Television Group, DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment will all be presenting content during “DC in D.C.” Details on the entire event can be found here.
The World Premiere of Batman: Gotham by Gaslight is for mature audiences 18 years of age or older, will kick off with a cocktail reception and will be followed with a Q&A session with the film’s voice cast and producers.
Inspired by the landmark one-shot Elseworlds tale by Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola, Batman: Gotham By Gaslight takes place at the turn of the century as America’s continued industrial revolution is to be showcased at a World’s Fair hosted by Gotham City. But while the world prepares to witness the glittery glory of Gotham’s technological advances, there is a killer loose in the city’s darkest shadows. Preying on the city’s women, this killer is as precise as he is cruel. As Police Commissioner James Gordon (Scott Patterson – Gilmore Girls) tries to calm the fears of Gotham’s citizens regarding the butcher called Jack the Ripper, the masked vigilante Batman (Bruce Greenwood – American Crime Story) indulges in his own detective work — with the help of confident, capable Selina Kyle (Jennifer Carpenter – Dexter) — to stop the Ripper’s murderous spree. Witness a world in flames as the notorious serial killer’s controlled savagery meets the calculated stealth of the Dark Knight. Sam Register, Bruce Timm (Batman: The Killing Joke), Benjamin Melniker and Michael Uslan are executive producers.
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight will hit Digital starting January 23, 2018 and on Ultra HD Blu-ray Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD February 6, 2018. Stay tuned for further updates on Batman: Gotham by Gaslight at its dedicated subsite and right here at The World’s Finest.