‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ Reveals First Look at Lady Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix Together

‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ Reveals First Look at Lady Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix Together

They are saying an image is price a thousand phrases. That will very effectively be the case right here, as a result of after a few months of ready to see what Girl Gaga would seem like as Harley Quinn, Todd Phillips lastly posted the first-ever image of Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck/Joker from the set of Joker: Folie à Deux.


Gaga was confirmed final yr to be enjoying Joker’s girlfriend in a sequel that can even be a musical. The movie has been taking pictures since December 10, with Phillips again as co-writer and director, and Phoenix again because the Crown Prince of Crime… kind of. A primary have a look at Phoenix within the new movie was already launched when cameras began rolling:


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Joaquin Phoenix within the first official image from Todd Phillips’ Joker: Folie à Deux.


The sequel will reportedly happen largely inside Arkham Asylum. Fleck/The Joker was discovered to be locked away within the closing scene of Joker, and the film by no means made it explicitly clear if he’d been incarcerated following the occasions of the film, or if he had been there all alongside. It’s very attainable that the sequel won’t reply that query both, following the same path to how Blade Runner 2049 averted the query of whether or not or not Deckard was a replicant.


Margot Robbie, the primary actress to play Harley Quinn in live-action, shared her enthusiasm about Gaga taking on from her in an interview with Leisure Tonight:



Gaga’s incarnation of the character will happen in a totally completely different universe than Margot Robbie’s, and will probably be half of what’s now often called DC’s Elseworlds, an umbrella that may cowl each Joker movies from Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix, Matt Reeves’ Batman universe, and a few future initiatives that James Gunn and Peter Safran might decide to develop other than the primary DCU timeline.


It’s at the moment unknown what the standing of Robbie’s character will probably be shifting ahead. Whereas Gunn is anticipated to determine a mushy reboot of the franchise, recasting the foremost roles and introducing brand-new arcs for everybody concerned, Robbie’s Harley coexisted with Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller, who’s getting her personal HBO Max sequence beneath Gunn and Safran’s supervision.


Whereas we watch for clarification on that, we are able to all get enthusiastic about Joker: Folie à Deux, the sequel to a billion-dollar movie that additionally managed to attain eleven Oscar nominations, and gave Joaquin Phoenix his first statue as Greatest Actor. It’s going to open in theaters on October 2, 2024.