The Joker is again as manufacturing begins for Joker: Folie à Deux, the sequel to the Oscar-winning 2019 movie.
Director Todd Phillips shared a photograph to his Instagram on Saturday of Joaquin Phoenix in character as Arthur Fleck with the caption: “Day 1. Our boy. #joker.”
At this level, the sequel is anticipated to star Phoenix, Girl Gaga as Harley Quinn, Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond, Brendan Gleeson and Catherine Keener.
The movie comes after Phillips’ Joker, which was a box-office hit, grossed $1 billion. The Warner Bros. sensation primarily based on the DC villain additionally received two Oscars, together with Phoenix taking residence greatest efficiency by an actor in a number one function.
Whereas the plot for the sequel is unknown, Phillips wrote the script with Joker co-writer Scott Silver. The primary movie adopted an aspiring slapstick comedian who labored as a clown and suffered from psychological well being points. As instances acquired powerful, he started to spiral, main him to tackle the enduring Joker persona. A touch for the sequel is also within the title, Folie à Deux, which references a medical time period for an similar or comparable psychological dysfunction impacting two or extra folks, normally the members of an in depth household.
In 2019, The truestarz broke the information that the filmmaker would return to put in writing a Joker sequel and later reported that Phillips could also be an advisor of some kind on future DC tasks for Warner Bros.
Joker: Folie à Deux is ready to be launched in theaters on Oct. 4, 2024.