The Killing Joke.....
I am currently making my own version for my high school film show. It will be released onto youtube around June or July though. Unffortunatley, due to a limited cast and time schedule, the film will only focus on the Joker's "Origin" and NOT Barbara Gordon's tragedy. There will be a reference to Commissioner Gordon's torture, though. The film will be titled, "One Bad Day" because I cannot use the word, "Kill", without being disqualified. I have read the book for over 3 years, and have been writing the script for about 2 years now. I personally hope the people who made "Under The Red Hood" film will one day make an animated "Killing Joke." By the way, am I the ONLY person who noticed a connection to "The Killing Joke" in the "Red Hood" film? Everyone I know who saw it never saw the connection. Oh well, hope this is good information to you guys.
There were actually 3 connections. That was one of them, but here are the two others.
2) When Jason Todd emphasizes the fact that The Joker crippled friends of Batman. This would seem to indicate Barbara Gordon (and other unknown victims.)
1) This is my main point. When Batman arrives at the chemical plant, he has a flashback about his encounter with The Red Hood (Joker). In the flashback, it heavily seems to imply that The Joker was a pawn to another group of criminals. He seems for concerned about how he got in this predicament then he is about the 7 foot man dressed as a bat. Joker says; "It's a set up, Wait! I'm not a crook, I swear!" He then tries to take off the Hood before falling into the chemicals. Although these exact words are not in "Killing Joke", this film seems to take into account that The Joker in this film, was probably an unfortunate man, rather than a brutal criminal, before becoming The Clown Prince of Crime.
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