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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...

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 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...

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...

Chris Hemsworth To Play Hulk Hogan In Biopic

Chris Hemsworth will play Hulk Hogan in a new biopic.The 35-year-old actor is set to take on the role of the wrestling legend in a new biographical film being made about Hogan, which has Todd...

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...

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 Reveals His Joker Film Will Be 'Unique'

Joaquin Phoenix says his Joker film will be ''unique''.The 43-year-old actor recently signed on to appear in the untitled DC movie, which is being directed by Todd Phillips, and Joaquin has claimed the film won't...

Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Film Confirmed

Joaquin Phoenix has officially been cast as the Joker.Warner Bros. is developing a ''gritty'' origin movie based on Batman's greatest rival from DC Comics, and the Crown Prince of Crime will be back on the...

Joaquin Phoenix Joker Movie Set To Start Flming

The Joker origin movie set to star Joaquin Phoenix is reportedly ready to start filming later this year.The upcoming 1980s gangster tale - which is seemingly being produced by Hollywood legend Martin Scorsese with director...

Todd Phillips Joker Origins Movie Will Serve As Prequel To Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight'

DC fans and those who especially loved Christopher Nolan's 'Dark Knight' trilogy will be able to jump right back into that world of Gotham in the near future, as it's been confirmed Todd Phillips' upcoming...

Filming Start Date Set For Todd Phillips' Standalone Joker Origin Movie

There's been a distinct lack of news surrounding the proposed Joker origins movie from Warner Bros. in the past few weeks, aside from the rumours that those working on the flick were eyeing up Joaquin...

Joaquin Phoenix To Play The Joker

Joaquin Phoenix is set to play The Joker in a standalone movie.The 43-year-old actor has not yet entered negotiations with Warner Bros., but after director Todd Phillips made it clear he was his top choice...

Jared Leto Confused About Warner Bros. Joker Plans

Jared Leto is ''confused'' about Warner Bros. plans for The Joker.The 45-year-old musician and actor starred as Batman's arch nemesis in 'Suicide Squad' and is to reprise the role in the upcoming sequel as well...

Martin Scorsese's Produced Joker Origins Movie Will Be 'Super-dark'

The Joker origin story will be ''super dark and real''.Hollywood legend Martin Scorsese is set to produce the origins movie and will be joined on the production team by 'The Hangover' helmer Todd Phillips, who...

Martin Scorsese To Producer The Joker Movie

Martin Scorsese is set to produce a movie based on 'Batman' villain The Joker. The Hollywood legend will be joined on the production team by 'The Hangover' helmer Todd Phillips, who is in line to...

Bradley Cooper's War Dogs Look Inspired By Serial Killer

War Dogs is based upon a 2011 Rolling Stone article titled The Stoner Arms Dealers written by Guy Lawson, and follows two arms dealers Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill) and David Packouz (Miles Teller) who receive...

Jonah Hill Hospitalised By Fake Cocaine On Wolf Of Wall Street

Jonah Hill was hospitalised by the fake cocaine he had to snort for his role in 'The Wolf of Wall Street'.The 32-year-old actor played hard-partying stockbroker Donnie Azoff in the Golden Globe winning movie about...

Stephanie Pratt: Jonah Hill Was A Joker At School

Stephanie Pratt has revealed Jonah Hill was a massive ''clown'' at high school.The former 'Hills' star and the 32-year-old actor - who has starred in several acclaimed comedy films, including 'Knocked Up', 'Superbad' and '21...

Jonah Hill Believes He Was Destined To Direct

Jonah Hill believes he has been destined to become a director.The 32-year-old Hollywood star is to start shooting 'Mid-90s' - which Scott Rudin is producing - next February and it will be a coming-of-age drama...

Bradley Cooper Executive Producing Isis Miniseries

The miniseries will be based on Joby Warrick's book Black Flags: The Rise Of ISIS. The American Sniper star will serve as an executive producer alongside Phillips. Black Flags will centre...

Bradley Cooper Got Belt From Mike Tyson

Bradley Cooper was presented with a boxing belt by Mike Tyson's family.The 41-year-old actor struck up a friendship with the 50-year-old former fighter and was stunned to receive what he thought was one of the...

Bradley Cooper And Todd Phillips Facing Lawsuit Over War Dogs Movie

Efraim Diveroli is suing Cooper, who is a producer on the film, Phillips and executives at Warner Bros., claiming they had unauthorised access to his Once a Gunrunner manuscript and could have used...

Shia Labeouf And Jesse Eisenberg To Star In Comedy Film

Shia LaBeouf and Jesse Eisenberg are to star as two weapons-dealing drug addicts in new film, 'Arms & The Dudes'.According to Deadline, the two actors are in talks with Warner Bros. and film director Todd...

Bradley Cooper Reveals His Love Of Oasis

Hollywood superstar Bradley Cooper is a big fan of Oasis.Bradley, 39, has revealed his love of the group - who officially split in 2009 after a string of high-profile disagreements between Noel and Liam Gallagher...

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