According to THR , Joaquin Phoenix has completed the negotiation process with Warner Bros.. to play the villain “Joker” in the movie about the origin of this clown.
Joaquin is considered one of the most talented Hollywood actors, best known for her classic films , Her, The Master, Walk the Line. The film will be directed by Todd Phillips ( The Hangover ), written by Scott Silver and produced by Oscar-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese.
Previously, actor Leonardo DiCaprio was considered in the role of Joker but later he withdrew from the project. Phillips said that Phoenix was the best choice.
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This is the first role for the comic adaptation of Joaquin Phoenix. Prior to this, he had no affair with Marvel Studios in joining the blockbuster movie universe.
In 2010, Joaquin Phoenix was also considered to play Hulk in the Avengers and as Doctor Strange in the 2016 film but failed. Not only that, Phoenix has rejected the role of villain Lex Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016).
The Joker movie will be set in the 1980s in Gotham City and not in the DC Universe of Cinema (DCEU). The project was made by Warner Bros. “Turn green light” from mid-2017, will carry more criminal colors than super heroes.
|The Joker will revolve around the circus villain and bring psychological, criminal rather than superhero movie.|
Although Joker’s performance in Jared Leto’s Suicide Squad was mixed , Warner Bros. is determined to make a personal film about this character.
If nothing changes, the Joker movie project will start shooting in September with a production budget of $ 55 million. Joker’s own movie is in the plan to build and expand the DC movie universe in a variety of ways. One of them is to exploit the villains – half prominent and in opposition to their superheroes.
The Joker will open the door and link many stories to other villains. At the same time, it will also emphasize Joker’s role in the DC Universe that Warner wants to perform in the future.
|The Joker will be a big challenge for Joaquin to get over the shadows of those who have played the role before.|
Joker’s role is not a big challenge for Joaquin Phoenix though no one doubts his ability to act. Because of this, Joker’s role has been successfully portrayed by Jack Nicholson in Batman , Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight and most recently a breakthrough Joker played by Jared Leto in Suicide Squad.
In particular, Jared Leto will return as Joker in the sequel to Suicide Squadand Joker / Harley Quinn’s own movie directed by Glenn Ficarra. John Requa (Crazy Stupid Love).