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Joker: Folie A Deux Gets An October 2024 Release Date
The film, again written and directed by Todd Phillips, has an October 4th, 2024 release date according to a new report from Deadline The first Joker film also opened in October and scored the highest opening for a release in the spooky month, $96.2 million Worldwide, it ended up at $1.6 million, the highest grossing[...]
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[...]
Teaser Trailer for Todd Phillips' 'Joker' Coming on Wednesday
One of those may NOT be a CinemaCon exclusive, because the first teaser trailer for Todd Phillips' upcoming Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime will hit tomorrow, Wednesday April 3rd. We know this because director Phillips shared this post on his Instagram, complete with a poster and an assurance that the teaser[...]
Chris Hemsworth to Play Hulk Hogan in Todd Phillips-Directed Biopic
Chris Hemsworth will play another larger-than-life figure as wrestling icon Hulk Hogan in a biopic directed by Todd Phillips. Chris HemsworthPhoto by Tinseltown / Phillips working alongside his The Joker scribe Scott Silver will reunite to work on the film Joining them is John Pollono, who will co-write the script with Silver, according to the[...]
Zazie Beetz Reveals MASSIVE Rewrites on Todd Phillip's 'Joker'
Literally, we would go into [director/co-writer Todd Phillips'] trailer and write the scene for the night and then do it … During hair and makeup we'd memorize those lines and then do them, and then we'd reshoot that three weeks later We had to do everything then because Joaquin [Phoenix] had lost so much weight[...]
Todd Phillips Shares Yet Another 'Joker' BTS Photo- It's…Okay?
Director Todd Phillips just loves to share images of his upcoming Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix. We're not complaining really, its just…..strange. Today, Phillips shared this [actually interesting, what?!] image of Phoenix taking a smoke break on set in costume on his Instagram account, crediting the image to Niko Tavernise:   View this post on Instagram   On set[...]
Official Cast List for Todd Phillips' 'Joker' Released by Warner Bros.
Hot on the heels of today's Thomas Wayne casting announcement for Todd Phillips' Joker film for Warner Bros., we get even more casting news for the upcoming film starring Joaquin Phoenix. This is a Warner Bros press release as reported on by Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros Pictures' Joker, starring Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title[...]
Brett Cullen to Play Thomas Wayne in Todd Phillips' Joker Movie
Remember that 12 hour turn around of the Thomas Wayne casting announcement for Todd Phillips' Joker film with Alec Baldwin?  He *was* in, then he wasn't As of today, we know who's taking over the role. says that Brett Cullen (Person of Interest, Narcos, Ghost Rider) has been tapped to take over the position of Bruce Wayne's father. [...]
Todd Phillips Shares Photo of Joaquin Phoenix, Calls Him Arthur
There's no telling when we'll actually get to see any glimpse of Joaquin Phoenix in Todd Phillips' Joker film, but maybe he'll look a little something like this? Todd Phillips, photo byDFree / Phillips shared this image to his personal Instagram today of Phoenix, with the title, "Arthur".   View this post on Instagram   Arthur. A post shared by Todd Phillips[...]
Marc Maron Confirms 'The Joker' Movie Involvement on His Podcast
Earlier in the week, there were various reports stating that GLOW's Marc Maron was joining the Todd Phillips-directed Joaquin Phoenix-starring The Joker origin film None of them were really *confirmed* per-say, until Maron talked about it on his podcast, WTF podcast (episode 938). "Alright, well yes, it is true It is true people[...]
Joaquin Phoenix in 2018
Credit: Denis Makarenko / Yes, it'll be the second Joker film we're getting, because apparently that Jared Leto one is still happening, at some point, even though he's going to be playing Morbius the Living Vampire for Sony. In a recent chat with Collider, Phoenix commented on coming to the project, and how passionate director Todd Phillips is: "Three or[...]
Joaquin Phoenix
The Hangover director Todd Phillips is making a standalone Joker flick for Warner Bros., and Joaquin Phoenix is the top choice of the studio to play the Joker, according to a report from THR Phoenix and Phillips beat out past prospects for the solo Joker movie, which once included Leonardo DiCaprio. Editorial credit: Featureflash Photo Agency[...]
After 40 Years, Mack Bolan Gets Cast And Heads To The Big Screen
The deal is for the 38 original books, the 870+ ghost-written novels and includes the spin-off series Able Team, Phoenix Force, Super Bolan and Stony Man. Joining Cooper on the Warner Bros project will be director Todd Phillips (The Hangover) and screenwriter Shane Salerno (Aliens Vs Predator: Requiem).   After 40 years and over 900 different volumes[...]