Followers aren’t going to see Batgirl—however we’re getting *checks notes* Joker 2.
The sequel to the Oscar-winning 2019 smash hit starring Joaquin Phoenix has been within the works for some time and now Deadline reviews the studio has slotted it for launch on October 4, 2024, 5 years precisely after the unique’s launch. The movie’s title, no less than in keeping with co-writer and director Todd Phillips’ script, is Joker: Folie à Deux, which roughly interprets to “shared insanity.” It’s used to explain when a number of folks share the same delusion. Like, for instance, if a failed comic murdered somebody on TV and immediately grew to become a people hero.
Phoenix is anticipated to return to the position that gave him a Greatest Actor Oscar and, rumor has it, he could be joined by Lada Gaga as Harley Quinn, who’d be requested to deliver to life a number of the movie’s musical numbers. Sure, the prevaling rumor for the time being is Joker: Folie à Deux is a musical, so don’t count on to see Robert Pattinson or something like that. Filming is anticipated to begin late this yr.
Although Deadline writes that this information was present in an unrelated report, the timing of it for the studio can’t be ignored. It comes sooner or later after it shelved not only a near-completed Scooby-Doo film, however a near-completed DC film in Batgirl. The causes for which can be quite a few however amongst them is a brand new Warner Bros. technique for DC movies to make them greater spectacles. And but, Joker wasn’t that. It was a darkish, disturbing character piece which—love it or hate it–used the well-known IP to strive one thing new for the style. Precisely the form of factor this new DC technique wouldn’t enable for. Except, in fact, it was a Joker musical with Harley Quinn.
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