What higher means then to have a good time poisonous love and poisonous relationships than a brand new picture of Girl Gaga as Harley Quinn within the upcoming “Joker” sequel on Valentine’s Day? Effectively, that’s precisely what filmmaker Todd Phillips did this night on V-day, revealing the primary picture from “Joker: Folie à Deux,” that includes Girl Gaga as Harley Quinn and Joaquin Phoenix reprising his position as The Joker/Arthur Fleck.
Whereas the picture doesn’t reveal that a lot, it could presumably reveal Gaga’s look within the movie—pre-Harley make-up—and reveals a matted Phoenix sporting faint traces of his Joker make-up.
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It’s unclear what the story of the film is, however within the comics, and in addition depicted in 2016’s “Suicide Squad” by director David Ayer, Harley Quinn is initially Dr. Harleen Quinzel, a psychiatrist who falls in love with Fleck/The Joker throughout her internship at Arkham Asylum. Whereas she’s depicted because the Joker’s sidekick, different variations of the comics painting her as a supervillain who has left her abusive relationship with the Joker behind. And sure, so poisonous/abusive relations are the fundamental ingredient of the story—perhaps this is the reason Phillips fittingly and sarcastically selected to disclose the picture right this moment of all day.
The sequel to the $1 billion greenback grossing “Joker” movie—one in every of solely two DC Movies which have ever reached that milestone and the highest-grossing R-Rated film of all time—’ Folie à Deux’ has been described as a musical, psychological thriller movie that’s directed by Phillips from a screenplay he co-wrote with Scott Silver.
The forged additionally contains Zazie Beetz, who reprises her single mom character from the unique, and Brendan Gleeson, Catherine Keener, Jacob Lofland, and Harry Lawtey, who all have been forged in undisclosed roles.
How does “Joker: Folie à Deux” match into the DC Studios plan now that James Gunn is the co-chief of all issues DC with Peter Safran? Effectively, it and Matt Reeves’ “The Batman” franchise stay untouched and unbothered. Whereas Gunn clearly desires to close down duplicate variations of issues and streamline the manufacturers—take a look at the best way the CW has principally both canceled all its DC reveals or is within the strategy of sunsetting all of them— it was arduous to justify canceling these two hits.
So “The Batman” and “Joker” franchises will fall underneath the Elseworlds branding—a DC Comics time period that primarily signifies issues that fall underneath a special timeline and primarily dwell outdoors the DC Studios canon.
Folie à Deux is a reference to a medical time period for an an identical or comparable psychological dysfunction impacting two or extra individuals, normally the members of a detailed household. “Joker: Folie à Deux” is scheduled to be launched theatrically on October 4, 2024. Take a look at the first-look picture under.