Warner Bros.’ Joker, from director Todd Phillips, promises to be a deep character study of one of the greatest Batman villains. Starring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular Clown Prince of Crime, the standalone film will be something that is separate from whatever is going on in the DC Extended Universe, and that strategy may prove to be of benefit as it will allow the studio to release darker and more mature material that do not follow the conventional rules of a comic book movie.
Now we are getting another look at the film in the form of the final trailer. Check it out along with a poster below.
While most comic book movies borrow directly from the source material, they aren’t necessarily direct adaptations.
Todd Phillips‘ Joker, which stars Joaquin Phoenix as the title character, may fit into that category as it will not be inspired by the comics and will present an original character-driven story. Check out the full report below.
Warner Bros. has released a teaser trailer for Joker, the upcoming movie about the infamous Batman villain starring Joaquin Phoenix in the title role.
The teaser trailer for the movie was first shared during a presentation at CinemaCon yesterday, before being released to the masses this morning. In addition to the trailer, a new poster for the movie has also been released. You can find both the trailer and the poster below.
Chris Hemsworth can be quite a character. Now it looks like he will take that talent to the ring as he will play Hulk Hogan in a new biopic about the wrestler that will be directed by The Joker helmer Todd Phillips. More on the report below.
Martin Scorsese has been an executive producer on Todd Phillips‘ Joker since it was announced last year. While this is the filmmaker’s first superhero film, Warner Bros.’ vision for the character is what attracted Scorsese to the project. According to previous reports, WB is planning to expand the DC universe with new and unique storylines that aren’t a part of the current DC Extended Universe. Phillips says the film will be a gritty and hard-boiled crime drama in the same vein as Scorsese’s Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, and The King of Comedy.
Now we are getting to see how much of an influence Scorsese is having on the film. According to new reports Robert De Niro, who starred in all three of the aforementioned influences, and Frances Conroy, who starred in The Aviator, are currently in talks to join titular starJoaquin Phoenix and recently reportedDeadpool 2 star Zazie Beetz on the cast of the new the origins film. More on the story below.