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Joaquin Phoenix 'Terrified' About Joker Role

Joaquin Phoenix says playing The Joker is ''terrifying''.The 44-year-old actor admitted he had no real preconceptions going into the title role in Todd Phillips' upcoming DC Comics blockbuster tackling the origin of Batman's greatest villain,...

Todd Phillips Begged Joaquin Phoenix To Take Joker Role

Todd Phillips was ''basically begging'' Joaquin Phoenix to star in 'Joker'.The blockbuster director has admitted it was a challenge to convince the 44-year-old actor to take on the role of the iconic Batman villain in...

Joaquin Phoenix Pays Tribute To Brother

Joaquin Phoenix will always be ''indebted'' to his late brother River Phoenix.The 'Joker' star recalled how his older sibling - who died from an overdose in October 1993 - urged him to start acting again...

Todd Phillips Rules Out Joker And Batman Film With Phoenix And Pattinson

Todd Phillips has ruled out a movie starring Joaquin Phoenix's Joker and Robert Pattinson's Batman.The pair take on the roles of the super-villain and Caped Crusader in 'Joker' and 'The Batman' respectively, but the helmer...

Joker Wins The Golden Lion At The Venice Film Festival

'Joker' has won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival.The Todd Phillips-directed movie - which stars Joaquin Phoenix as the titular character - claimed the coveted gong at the annual film festival in...

Joaquin Phoenix Wanted 'Unidentifiable' Joker

Joaquin Phoenix wanted to make sure his version of the Joker ''wasn't identifiable''.The 44-year-old actor is taking on the iconic role as Batman's most famous foe in the upcoming DC Comics origins story simply titled...

Joaquin Phoenix Went 'Mad' With Joker Preparation

Joaquin Phoenix ''started to go mad'' while preparing for his lead role in 'Joker'.The 44-year-old actor shed 52lbs to portray Batman's most famous foe in the upcoming DC Comics origins story and admitted his rapid...

Dave Bautista Wants Clayface Role In Standalone Movie

Dave Bautista wants to play Clayface in a standalone movie.The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star has admitted he would be up for swapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe for DC Comics if it meant he could...

Joaquin Phoenix Was Hesitant About Starring As Joker

Joaquin Phoenix was hesitant about taking on the role of Joker.The 44-year-old actor plays the mentally ill stand-up comedian in the upcoming origin 'Joker' film and he has admitted, in hindsight, he was probably filled...

Todd Phillips Says There's Joker Sequel Potential

Todd Phillips thinks there's potential for a 'Joker' sequel. The psychological thriller isn't set for release until later this year, but the 48-year-old director is convinced there could be a follow-up if Joaquin Phoenix -...

Joaquin Phoenix Thinks 'People Will Be Mad' With Joker Movie

Joaquin Phoenix thinks ''people are gonna be mad'' that 'Joker' doesn't ''follow anything'' from the original comic books. The 44-year-old actor fears that the upcoming movie based on the origin of the DC Comics villain...

Joaquin Phoenix And Rooney Mara Are Engaged

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are engaged.The 'Joker' actor and the 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' actress are set to tie the knot, three years after they started dating, US Weekly reports.Joaquin and Rooney were...

Robert De Niro 'Really Loved' The Joker Script

Robert De Niro ''really loved'' 'The Joker' script.The Hollywood veteran plays talk show host Murray Franklin in the upcoming movie based on the DC Comics villain (Joaquin Phoenix) - which doubles up as an...

Zazie Beetz Reveals Joker Was Re-written During Filming

Zazie Beetz has revealed 'Joker' was re-written as they filmed the scenes.The 27-year-old actress plays Sophie Dumond in the Todd Phillips-directed project, which sees Joaquin Phoenix play the titular role, and has spilled that the...

Joaquin Phoenix Among Nominees For Independent Spirit Awards

Joaquin Phoenix is among the nominees for the upcoming Independent Spirit Awards.The 44-year-old actor has been shortlisted for the Best Male Lead gong at the bash on February 23 for his starring role in the...

Douglas Hodge Cast As Alfred Pennyworth In Joker

Douglas Hodge has been cast as Batman's future butler Alfred Pennyworth in 'Joker'. The 58-year-old actor - who previously starred in 'Penny Dreadful' - has been cast in the role of Batman's iconic butler in...

Bradley Cooper To Produce The Joker Movie

Bradley Cooper is to serve as a producer for the 'Joker' movie.The 43-year-old actor - who recently made his directorial debut with 'A Star Is Born' - is set to produce the eagerly awaited origin...

Brett Cullen Cast As Thomas Wayne In Joker

Brett Cullen has been cast as Thomas Wayne in the 'Joker' movie.The 62-year-old actor - who previously played a congressman in Christopher Nolan's 'The Dark Knight Rises' - has been handed the coveted role in...

Joaquin Phoenix Spotted As The Joker For The First Time

The first image of Joaquin Phoenix as The Joker has been unveiled - but it's not quite what you imagined. The plot for 'Joker' is currently under wraps and, as it's an origins story, we...

Todd Phillips Releases First Image Of Joaquin Phoenix As The Joker

Todd Phillips has shared the first image of Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker.The 47-year-old director - who is set to write and direct the eagerly anticipated movie - has taken to Instagram to reveal an...

Joaquin Phoenix Says Producers Warned New Movie 'Would Be A Real Bummer'

Joaquin Phoenix was warned by producers that his latest movie would be ''a real bummer''.The 43-year-old actor stars as cartoonist John Callahan, who became a quadriplegic following an accident at the age of 21, in...

Alec Baldwin Drops Out Of The Joker Movie

Alec Baldwin has dropped out of the 'Joker' movie. The 60-year-old actor was said to be in line to portray Thomas Wayne - the physician and philanthropist father of Bruce Wayne/ Batman, who will be...

Alec Baldwin To Star In The Joker

Alec Baldwin is set to star in 'Joker'. The 60-year-old actor is said to be in line to portray Thomas Wayne, the physician and philanthropist father of Bruce Wayne/ Batman, who will be played by...

Marc Maron Confirms Joker Casting

Marc Maron has confirmed he will star in the 'Joker' standalone movie.The 54-year-old actor has admitted reports he will star opposite Robert De Niro and Joaquin Phoenix in Todd Phillips' upcoming antihero tale are true...

Marc Maron To Star In Joker Movie

Marc Maron is in talks to star in the 'Joker' standalone movie.The 'Glow' actor has been linked to the movie, which is being penned and directed by Todd Phillips.It is believed Maron will star alongside...

Joaquin Phoenix Says Jonah Hill Is The 'Coolest Guy'

Joaquin Phoenix thinks Jonah Hill is the ''f**king coolest guy''.The 43-year-old actor stars alongside Jonah, 34, in the drama 'Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on Foot' and Joaquin has revealed how much he relished...

Frances Conroy Set To Join Joker Standalone Movie

Frances Conroy is reportedly set to join the cast of the Joker standalone movie.The 'American Horror Story' star could star alongside Joaquin Phoenix, who is playing the notorious villain in the highly anticipated Warner Bros....

Robert De Niro To Star In The Joker Movie?

Robert De Niro is reportedly in talks to join the cast of the Joker standalone movie.The Hollywood veteran could star alongside Joaquin Phoenix, who is playing the iconic villain, in the much-anticipated Warner Bros. and...

Zazie Beetz In Talks For Joker

Zazie Beetz is set to star in 'Joker'.The 'Deadpool 2' actress is in talks to appear in DC Comics' upcoming dark tale - which will feature Joaquin Phoenix in the title role as Batman's...

Joker Gets October 2019 Release Date

'Joker' is set for release on October 4, 2019. Warner Bros. confirmed last week that the upcoming dark film starring Joaquin Phoenix as Batman's greatest rival has been given the green light, and producers will...

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