Joaquin Phoenix to return as Joker in 2024

Joaquin Phoenix to return as Joker in 2024

 

spokesman for film distributor Warner Bros. The cinematic sequel to the Oscar-winning psychological thriller “Joker,” based on one of the world’s most popular comic book villains, will hit theaters on October 4, 2024. ..

‘Joker: Folie a Deux’, will star Joaquin Phoenix back as the main character, who helped him win the Oscar for best actor in the 2019 original film. depicts the origin story of DC Comics superhero Batman’s nemesis, according to a studio spokesperson.

The 2019 film, which was nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Picture category and won Best Original Score as well as Best Actor, was directed and produced by Todd Phillips, who co-wrote the play. version with Scott Silver.

The story follows the psychological origins of the film’s protagonist, a failed party clown and aspiring comedian Arthur Fleck, and the forces of society that have transformed him from a worthy loner. hates into a cold-blooded killer who inspires waves of violence in the fictional metropolis of Gotham City.

No further details on the sequel announced by Warner Bros. But the Hollywood trade publication Variety has reported that the new film will be a musical with Lady Gaga playing Joker’s accomplice Harley Quinn.

Phoenix, 47, known for his portrayal or emotionally troubled characters, won a standing ovation with many critics hailing it as one of the macabre and engrossing performances. most feared in modern cinema.

He is the second actor to win an Oscar for playing the Joker, following in the footsteps of Heath Ledger, who later won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of the character in ‘The Dark Knight’. 2008 .. Reuters

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