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Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images
Director Todd Phillips and co-writer Scott Silver made the subversive script available online. JOAQUIN PHOENIX as Arthur Fleck in Warner Bros Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative's "JOKER," a Warner Bros Pictures release. Trying to live a normal life in a morally-bankrupt Gotham City, Fleck starts to break from a series of events that make his[...]
Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood also scored five nominations, while Joker scored four nominations, including Best Picture-Drama, Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix, Best Score, and Best Director for Todd Phillips Surprises include a complete shut-out for Uncut Gems, The Two Popes getting a Best Picture nod, Little Women NOT being nominated in the Best[...]
Todd Phillips Clarifies "Joker" Sequel Rumors
Despite conflicting reports between The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline Hollywood, director Todd Phillips cleared the air regarding any discussions about a sequel to Joker He spoke to Indiewire about what really happened in his meetings with Warner Bros and star Joaquin Phoenix. Todd Phillips, photo byDFree / The Reporting Dispute THR reported Phillips had an October 7th[...]
Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images
We will continue to update as we learn more. Joker director Todd Phillips is in discussions with Warner Bros to develop a sequel to the film, which crossed $1 billion recently If confirmed, screenwriter Scott Silver will also return, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Caption: JOAQUIN PHOENIX as Arthur Fleck in Warner Bros Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures[...]
Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images
Hopefully this streak of character-focused single stories can continue to bring success to Warners and interesting stories to the masses. Joker, directed by Todd Phillips, and starring Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Shea Whigham, Bill Camp, Marc Maron, and Robert De Niro is in theaters worldwide now. Joker came out seven weeks ago[...]
Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images
The film playing at the time of the shooting was The Dark Knight Rises. Director Todd Phillips drew inspiration from Martin Scorsese's earlier films Taxi Driver (1976) and The King of Comedy (1982) Robert De Niro, who plays talk show host Murray Franklin in Joker, starred in both films. The film stars Phoenix, De Niro, Zazie Beetz,[...]
Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images
WARNING FOR MINOR SPOILERS In a recent interview Joker director/co-writer Todd Phillips said that the Joaquin Phoenix version might not even be the actual Joker who will eventually face off against Batman. It's bad enough that the discourse already reached a disturbing level but Phillips is doing nobody any favors Historically, Arthur Fleck becomes the traditional[...]
Marc Maron goes after Todd Phillips' Comedy Comments
Comedian Marc Maron wasn't shy about having comments for Todd Phillips in light of the Joker director saying he quit comedy because of "woke culture." Maron's addressed the comments in an episode of his podcast, WTF With Marc Maron (via The Playlist). "There's plenty of people being funny right now Not only being funny but being really fucking[...]
Woke Culture Didn't Kill Comedy
If anything, it's shown that comedians can survive if they're able to adapt with modern times. Taika Waititi joined the conversation when he called out fellow filmmaker Todd Phillips' on Twitter.  During an interview with Vanity Fair, Phillips said said he quit making comedy movies because of "woke culture." Here's what Phillips had to say: "Go try to[...]
Joker Director Todd Phillips Confirms an R-Rating Plus a New Image
Most of us have seen the trailer to Todd Phillips' Joker movie by now— the enigmatic, moody, and tense feel of the movie just drips off of the screen, with Joaquin Phoenix playing a man with a clown obsession that might be far from healthy. Speaking recently with Empire, Phillips says that his Joker movie is[...]
'Joker': First Teaser Trailer for Todd Phillips' Upcoming Origin Film!
Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, we're are getting our first look at the new teaser trailer for Todd Phillips' upcoming Joker origin film – set to be unleashed upon an unsuspecting Bat-universe. Set to open wide on October 4th and starring three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the DC Comics' iconic villain role, the following look at[...]
While we're waiting for a new teaser trailer for Todd Phillips' upcoming Joker origin film (coming on April 3rd), how about a better look at the poster he shared this morning? Featuring three time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the iconic DC Comics role, the poster has an interesting (and completely appropriate) tagline of "put on a happy face": Joker[...]