A new Joker image is here, showing Joaquin Phoenix looking very, very serious. Lighten up, sir! The movie is called Joker! The black and white pic comes courtesy of director Todd Phillips, who has confirmed he’s now editing the standalone Batman spin-off. See the Joker image below, and don’t worry about spoilers. The only thing this pic reveals is that the Joker uses a VCR at one point.
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When it comes to making movies, it’s common for certain scenes to be rewritten during filming. Sometimes, films will even start shooting without a finished script (see: most of the Mission: Impossible sequels). But it looks like Todd Phillips‘ Joker script took things to the next level, with the entire film being rewritten during filming. Is this for the best, or a sign that the film could possibly be in trouble?
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DC Universe’s Harley Quinn has found its Joker. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Alan Tudyk will be the Mr. J to Kaley Cuoco‘s titular Gotham villain Harley Quinn in the upcoming adult animated series set to debut on the DC streaming service.
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Director Todd Phillips is currently shooting Joker, his gritty, mid-budget supervillain movie with Joaquin Phoenix playing Arthur, a failed comedian who eventually becomes Gotham City’s Clown Prince of Crime. This isn’t a Batman-centric project (it’s technically not even in the same continuity as other Warner Bros. superhero movies like Batman v Superman or Justice League), but that’s not stopping Phillips from incorporating his own pipsqueak version of Bruce Wayne and his loyal butler into his movie. Read More »
The Todd Phillips-directed, Joaquin Phoenix-starring Joker movie has gone from seeming like a terrible idea to a movie that might just work. It’s clear Phillips and company are going for a much different approach to the character than what we’re used to, and that might be enough to make the movie truly memorable. Phillips has also assembled a fantastic cast around Phoenix, including always-welcomed character actor Shea Whigham. In a new interview, Whigham revealed some details about his Joker character, and praised Phoenix’s performance.
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