Warner Bros. has dropped the first trailer for the Joker starring
The standalone film starring Joaquin Phoenix is a huge gamble for the studio. The movie will focus on an origin story for the Joker versus the character’s role in Batman lore.
“Joker centers around the iconic arch-nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. The exploration of Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character
The movie, directed by The Hangover’s Todd Phillips, will standalone from the wider DC cinematic universe. Despite its relatively small budget, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy (American Horror Story), Zazie Beetz (Deadpool 2) and Marc Maron have signed on to the film.
Joker will reach cinemas on October 4, 2019.