Status: Post-Production As of November 26, 2018
Post-Production: Filming completed; editing of shot film; music composition and recordings, as well as sound and visual effects being added.
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... full plot below
U.S. Release DateJoker release date is set for Friday, October 4, 2019. This will be a Nationwide in theaters release.
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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.
Trivia & Production Notes
- Based on the DC Comics character created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson.
- Martin Scorsese may produce in some capacity, but sources tell THR that his involvement is far from assured (Hollywood Reporter, 8/19/17).
- The story will take place in the ’80s and have more of the look of a gritty crime drama (Variety, 7/8/18).
- Zazie Beetz would play a single mother who catches the interest of the man who becomes the Joker (Hollywood Reporter, 7/19/18).
- Robert De Niro would play a talk show host who is somehow instrumental in the Joker’s origin (Hollywood Reporter, 7/23/18).
- September 2018: New York City, New York, United States