Todd Phillips' Joker, which stars Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, is not related to the larger DC film universe, which reportedly still has Jared Leto in the role of the Clown Prince of Crime. It releases on October 4, 2019.
The latest look is the most intriguing since it depicts Joaquin Phoenix's Joker as an actual performing clown in a circus. Was he a circus clown before he became insane? It also shows what may be the softer side of the famed DC villain.
Todd Phillips' Joker is an origin movie, and will trace the journey of Joaquin Phoenix's the Joker from a comedian to the Clown Prince of Crime. It will be more of a dark character study than the usual comic-book caper.
Joker is helmed by The Hangover trilogy director Todd Phillips and stars Joaquin Phoenix. It is reportedly set outside the continuity of mainstream DC film universe. It will releases on October 4, 2019.
Warner Bros and DC's Joker is helmed by The Hangover trilogy director Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix stars as the iconic comic-book bad guy. Robert De Niro might play a talk show host who is "somehow instrumental in the Joker’s origin."