Put On A Happy Face: First Poster Showing Joaquin Phoenix As The JOKER - Movies In Focus
Movies In Focus is curious about Todd Phillips’ Joker. I think Joaquin Phoenix is a perfect fit for the role of the Clown Prince of Crime but I don’t know if the Joker works as a stand-alone character away from Batman. I want somebody to prove me wrong though – and I hope Phillips and Phoenix do that come 4 October 2019. Robert De Niro co-stars in this gritty interpretation of the iconic DC Comics character which is apparently based on the the 1982 De Niro/ Martin Scorsese drama The King Of Comedy. I really like this new poster though. It’s simple and it does the trick. Here’s the full dope from Warner Bros.: Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Joker” stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and is directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips. “Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale. The film also stars Zazie Beetz (“Deadpool 2”), Frances Conroy (TV’s “American Horror Story,” [...]