UNITED STATES: Let’s put on a happy face! Todd Phillips’ directorial Joker 2 aka Joker: Folie à Deux, emerges as the much-awaited title in the upcoming DC lineup. Joaquin Phoenix starrer film received a new update that continues to create ripples in the superhero fandom.
Since the announcement of the feature, Joaquin Phoenix’s upcoming rendition of a fan-favorite character from DC comics loads tonnes of excitement from movie buffs. Now the Killer Clown is gearing up for his return to Gotham City.
Todd Phillips unveiled the first look of Joker 2
Todd Phillips shared a new glimpse from Joker 2. The director wrote, “Day 1. Our boy. #joker.” The first look provides us with a proper view of Joaquin Phoenix. The image showcases the actor getting a clean shave in the asylum.
The entire picture summarizes the dark cinematography with Phoenix’s intense look. The whole scenario of the image hints at a moment before the Clown Prince of Crime wreaks chaos in what appears to be Arkham Asylum.
The caption written by Phillips provides us with a clear-cut idea that Joker 2 filming has started. The announcement of the film shooting creates a wave of excitement among fans. “SOUND THE ALARMMMMSSS” reacted one user. Another fan added, “Let’s Goooo.”
Joker 2 serves as the sequel to the smash hit and Academy Award winner Joker (2019). The upcoming sequel marks the return of Todd Phillips to the director’s chair. The filmmaker has also penned the story for the DC feature.
Joaquin Phoenix is set to reprise his role as Arthur Fleck, the Killer Clown of Gotham. Musical queen Lady Gaga also joins the team as Harley Quinn. With the addition of the talented singer to the ensemble cast, Joker 2 will be a musical film.
Now, Phoneix’s look from Joker 2 is officially out, fans are demanding for the first glimpse of Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn. The singer’s role as the iconic DC character holds a lot of anticipation from comic book enthusiasts.
Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga starrer Joker: Folie à Deux will hit big screens on October 4, 2024.