Daily Podcast: Todd Phillips & Joaquin Phoenix Talk 'Joker', Also: Funko, Jurassic World, Infinity Saga

On the September 16, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film weekend editor Brad Oman and senior writer Ben Pearson to discuss the latest film and tv news, including Funko movie, Jurassic World, Colin Trevorrow, and The Infinity Saga. In Our Feature Presentation, we talk with Joker director Todd Phillips and star Joaquin Phoenix.

Opening Banter: We took Friday off.In The News: 

  • Brad: Funko Movie from Warner Bros. Animation Lands Pixar and Disney Filmmakers 
  • Ben: Watch: 'Jurassic World' Short Film 'Battle at Big Rock' Brings Dinosaurs to the U.S. Mainland
  • Ben: Colin Trevorrow Met With Marvel Studios to Direct 'Guardians of the Galaxy' 
  • Brad: Kevin Feige Reveals Unseen Alternate 'Iron Man' Credits Scene to Announce An Infinity Saga Box Set
  • In Our Feature Presentation: A Chat with Joker director Todd Phillips and star Joaquin Phoenix.

  • How 'Joker' Star Joaquin Phoenix Was Convinced to Take on the Clown Prince of Crime
  • How 'Joker' Director Todd Phillips and Star Joaquin Phoenix Crafted an Iconic Laugh
  • Why 'Joker' is Set Decades Ago and How Martin Scorsese's 'The King of Comedy' Inspired It
  • All the other stuff you need to know:

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