The first image of Joaquin Phoenix in ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’, the impressive sequel that will debut in 2024

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The Joker returned as production began Joker: Folie à Deuxsequel to the film that won two Oscars in 2019.

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Director Todd Phillips shared a photo on his Instagram account of Joaquin Phoenix playing Arthur Fleck. there he wrote: “Day 1. Our boy. #joker.”

At the moment, the sequel is expected to star Phoenix, Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn, Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond, Brendan Gleeson and Catherine Keener.

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The long-awaited return of “Joker: Folie à Deux” with Joaquin Phoenix

The movie comes after the joker by Phillips, which was a blockbuster, raised $1 billion. The Warner Bros. hit based on the DC villain also won two Academy Awards, including Phoenix for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role. And from the music of Hildur Guðnadóttir.

While the plot of the sequel is unknown, Phillips wrote the screenplay with Joker co-writer Scott Silver.

The first film followed an aspiring comedian who worked as a clown and suffered from mental problems. When times got tough, he went on a tailspin, which led him to adopt the iconic character of the Joker.

A hint for the sequel could also be in the name, Folie à Deux, which refers to a medical term for an identical or similar mental disorder affecting two or more peopleusually members of a close family.

In 2019, The Hollywood Reporter broke the news that the director would be returning to write a sequel to Joker and later reported that Phillips could be a consultant of some sort on future DC projects for Warner Bros.

Joker: Folie à Deux will hit theaters on October 4, 2024.

A luxury cast for “Joker: Folie à Deux”

Last month, it was confirmed that filming for the sequel would take place between Los Angeles and New York, with the latter being the primary location for the first film which will mirror Gotham in the 1970s.

The sequel would be set in the past, i.e. when Bruce Wayne was just a child, it is inferred that the Night Knight’s apparition cannot be performed either. That’s why everything indicates that the film will be only for this character, even if he will have the company of Harley Quinn (Lady Gaga).

After showing off Gucci’s housegaga will debut in the superhero genre with a role that, within the DC Extended Universe, belongs to Margot Robbie. The Joker’s girlfriend is also a famous evil figure from the history of Batma.NY has, over the past decade, carved its way into the comics away from the Joker.

Other actors confirmed for the sequel are Brendan Gleeson; two-time Academy Award nominee Catherine Keener; and Harry Lawtey, who has gained public recognition for his work on the series Industryof HBO.

Joaquin Phoenix: His speech when he won the Oscar for Joker

Joaquin Phoenix, for his part, in March 2020 was awarded at the Oscars with the statuette for best actor.

At the ceremony he remarked “I have been, I have been a scoundrel in my life. I was selfish. I’ve been cruel at times, difficult to work with, and I’m grateful that so many of you in this room have given me a second chance.”

And I add “I think it’s when we’re at our best, when we support each other, not when we cancel each other out over past mistakes.but when we help each other grow, when we educate each other, when we guide each other towards redemption”.

Source: Clarin

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