Warner Bros.’ The Joker will explore the title character’s days as an ordinary man before he became The Clown Prince Of Crime. Joaquin Phoenixtakes on the role in a film that is being described as a hard-boiled crime drama that is also a gritty character study and a broader cautionary tale. The film will draw inspiration from “The Killing Joke,” Alan Moore’s comic book story arc that is considered to be the Joker’s origins story. And now we have our first look at the character. Well, sort of.
Director Todd Phillips recently released the first image of Phoenix as the unnamed person who goes from failed comedian to insane killer clown. Check it out here below.
In a strange turn of events, Alec Baldwin will no longer be playing Thomas Wayne in The Joker.
This just days after it was reported that the actor had signed on to play Bruce Wayne’s father, who was described as a “cheesy and tanned businessman who is more in the mold of a 1980s Donald Trump” in the film. More on the story below.
The Joker continues to make some very unexpected castings which may make the film riveting or just plain weird. Alec Baldwin is the latest to join the cast, but it is who he is playing that could hook some people in.
According to various reports, the actor will play Thomas Wayne, the father of Bruce Wayne. Additionally, the character is being described as someone who has the same personality and unusually orange tanned skin as a certain someone. More on the story below.
Last August it was reported that Community star Alison Brie was set to star in GLOW, an ’80s women’s wrestling series coming to Netflix. The show is inspired by the real-life wrestling promotion of the same name, which stands for Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.
Netflix has released an official trailer for the new series, which is set to be released next month. Also starring is Betty Gilpin, Marc Maron, Britney Young, and Sydelle Noel.
Continue below to read more about GLOW and watch the trailer.