‘Joker’ Sequel Confirmed by Director Todd Phillips

When the credit rolled on 2019’s Joker, it will have been straightforward to imagine that the standalone Batman villain spinoff film would work as a single installment. However shock: Joker 2 is occurring, and director Todd Phillips confirmed the information on Instagram. The uncaptioned publish features a shot of the script’s cowl with the title, “Folie a Deux,” together with a photograph of Joaquin Phoenix studying the textual content. 

Phillips launched Joker’s backstory via Arthur Fleck, a failed comic who unraveled and went on a violent spree. Will Phillips develop on the character’s origin story, or will there be a unique approach primarily based on the chaos at Arkham Asylum? The final time viewers noticed Fleck, he was strutting down the halls of the asylum, leaving a path of bloody footprints behind. 

As for the sequel? There could also be a touch within the title, which means that two or extra persons are affected by the identical psychological situation. We’ll depart theories to the followers, however Phillips left the unique movie’s ending open to interpretation. Was it an Arkham delusion? Did Fleck encourage the true Joker? 

It is famous that Phoenix’s Joker is just not formally a part of the DC Prolonged Universe — Barry Keoghan performed Joker in The Batman, and he is had many different iterations in films and TV. Nevertheless, that does not imply there will not be some future connection to the comedian ebook large’s cinematic franchise, particularly since The Flash appears prefer it’ll open up the DC’s multiverse when it hits theaters on June 23, 2023

Phoenix received an Oscar for his depiction, and the movie grossed over $1 billion on the field workplace. At present, Joker could be streamed on HBO Max.

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