Batman Breaks Joker’s Heart in ‘The LEGO Batman Movie’ Extended TV Spot
If you really think about it, Batman and Joker’s relationship is co-dependent and unhealthy (clearly). Joker is obsessed with the Dark Knight, and while those feelings aren’t quite mutual, they thrive on each other in a way that’s totally melodramatic — we all have that couple in our friends’ circle; the ones that fight constantly and make each other so miserable that even you want to break up with them. That’s the humorous gist of Batman and the Joker’s relationship in The LEGO Batman Movie, which delivers a big dose of the latter in this new and extended TV spot.
Zach Galifianakis’ restraint as the voice of the Joker is kind of impressive, but when you’re acting opposite Will Arnett — who takes Batman’s narcissism to the extreme — it’s probably wise to tone things down a bit. The latest TV spot for The LEGO Batman Movie also features new sneak peeks at the Justice League, with Cobie Smulders as Wonder Woman, Channing Tatum as Superman and Jonah Hill as Green Lantern, all reprising their roles from The LEGO Movie. (We still don’t know who’s voicing The Flash.)
Here’s the official synopsis for the LEGO Batman spinoff:
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made “The LEGO® Movie” a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
The LEGO Batman Movie also features the voices of Ralph Fiennes as Alfred, Michael Cera as Robin, Rosario Dawson as Batgirl, Jenny Slate as Harley Quinn, Billy Dee Williams as Two-Face, and Mariah Carey as the Mayor of Gotham. The film hits theaters on February 10, 2017.