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Plot: What's the story about?
Joker centers around the iconic arch-nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. The exploration of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.
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Poll: Will you see Joker?
Who stars in Joker: Cast List
Joaquin Phoenix ... The Joker
Beau is Afraid, Joker: Folie à Deux
Bullet Train, The Bad Guys
Armageddon Time, About My Father
What Is Life Worth, The Bad Guys
6 Souls, Stone
Douglas Hodge ... Alfred Pennyworth
The Report, Scenes of a Sexual Nature
Who's making Joker: Crew List
A look at the Joker behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Todd Phillips last directed War Dogs and The Hangover Part III. The film's writer Todd Phillips last wrote War Dogs and The Hangover Part II.
Production: What we know about Joker?
- Robert De Niro would play a talk show host who is somehow instrumental in the Joker’s origin (Hollywood Reporter, 7/23/18).
- Zazie Beetz would play a single mother who catches the interest of the man who becomes the Joker (Hollywood Reporter, 7/19/18).
- The story will take place in the ’80s and have more of the look of a gritty crime drama (Variety, 7/8/18).
- Martin Scorsese may produce in some capacity, but sources tell THR that his involvement is far from assured (Hollywood Reporter, 8/19/17).
- Based on the DC Comics character created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson.
- 2019 - September: The film was set to Completed status.
- 2018 - November: The film was set to Post-Production status.
- 2018 - September: The film was set to Production status.
- 2018 - July: The film was set to Pre-Production status.
Expected to shoot fall 2018.
- 2018 - April: The film was set to Development status.
- 2017 - August: The film was set to Announced status.