Joker Movie

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Who's Involved:

Robert De Niro, Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Scott Silver, Emma Koskoff, Marc Maron, Shea Whigham, Joseph Garner, Richard Baratta, Todd Phillips, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Bill Camp, Josh Pais, Douglas Hodge, Bruce Berman, Michael Uslan, Glenn Fleshler, Dante Pereira-Olson

Release Date:

Friday, October 4, 2019 (Nationwide)

Rating: R

Runtime: N/A

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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Cast: Who stars in it?

Crew: Who's making Joker

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.


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Production: What we know about Joker

Key Facts

  1. Robert De Niro would play a talk show host who is somehow instrumental in the Joker’s origin (Hollywood Reporter, 7/23/18).
  2. Zazie Beetz would play a single mother who catches the interest of the man who becomes the Joker (Hollywood Reporter, 7/19/18).
  3. The story will take place in the ’80s and have more of the look of a gritty crime drama (Variety, 7/8/18).
  4. Martin Scorsese may produce in some capacity, but sources tell THR that his involvement is far from assured (Hollywood Reporter, 8/19/17).
  5. Based on the DC Comics character created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson.

Filming Timeline

On or about September 30, 2019, the film was in Completed status.

On or about November 26, 2018, the film was in Post-Production status.

On or about September 22, 2018, the film was in Production status.

On or about July 12, 2018, the film was in Pre-Production status.

Expected to shoot fall 2018.

On or about April 4, 2018, the film was in Development status.

On or about August 23, 2017, the film was in Announced status.

Joker Release Date: When was it released?

Joker was released in 2019 on Friday, October 4, 2019 (Nationwide release). There were 15 other movies released on the same date, including The Climbers, Semper Fi and Raising Dion [Netflix Series].

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