“Joker: Folie à Deux” appears to have hit the rails, as director Todd Phillips shared a teaser picture asserting “day one” of labor on the movie on Saturday afternoon.
“Day 1. Our boy. #joker,” Phillips wrote in a easy caption. The filmmaker shared a picture of Joaquin Phoenix in character as Arthur Fleck. The homicidal Arkham Asylum convict is mendacity dead-eyed as he’s receiving a shave from what seems to be an orderly on the facility. Phoenix appears to have readopted the wiry physique that he took on to play Fleck within the unique 2019 movie.
Whereas plot particulars stay carefully guarded, the “Joker” sequel will choose up with Phoenix’s killer clown after he’s been admitted to Arkham Asylum. Phoenix, who gained the Oscar for finest actor for his efficiency within the R-rated unique, might be joined by Woman Gaga for the sequel, who has been solid in a job reported to be a tackle the DC Comics villain Harley Quinn. Brendan Gleeson has additionally been solid within the manufacturing.
Phillips returns to direct “Joker: Folie à Deux” after helming the primary movie, steering the darkish comedian guide adaptation to a whopping 11 Academy Award nominations, a Golden Lion win on the Venice Movie Pageant and a whopping field workplace success, with world ticket gross sales topping $1 billion. The sequel has been described as a musical.
“Joker: Folie à Deux” is slated to hit theaters on Oct. 9, 2024 — precisely 5 years following the discharge of the unique movie.