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Everything We Know About Joaquin Phoenix’s Upcoming Joker Movie

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Barring the phenomenal Wonder Woman, most of the films in the Worlds of DC have been somewhat divisive. Warner Bros. have changed their tactics to making stand-alone movies focusing on individual characters, which seems like a good way to go. The Joker is one of the most recognizable characters in DC comics, and a solo movie delving into his backstory has been given the green light. Enter Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix to play this fantastic character. Let’s find out what will be in store for us…

Outside of the Worlds of DC

With the Worlds of DC having only one real hit and several misses, the best decision would probably be to let creators tell stories without being bogged down by continuity. This is the direction that Todd Philips, the director and co-writer, is taking with this Joker movie. Joaquin Phoenix has stated that this movie will feel unique and will be in its own world. Next, we delve into the psychology of a madman…

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Joker’s Sick Mind

Characters are the driving force of all fiction. Joaquin Phoenix has promised that this movie will be a character study of The Joker. Exploring the mind of this demented force of evil is something viewers will find very intriguing. Think Hannibal meets DC. Phoenix stated that the script scared him, which is reassuring for a movie focused on a villain. But how is it connected to the comics?

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The Killing Joke Reimagined?

The description of the movie given by Todd Philips and Joaquin Phoenix is: “an exploration of a man disregarded by society. It’s not only a gritty character study but also a broader cautionary tale.” This brief description is strikingly similar to one of the many possible origins of The Joker in the comics. In The Killing Joke, it is hinted that The Joker was a failing comedian with a horrible personal life, who got involved with the Red Hood Gang. There is also a potential Marvel connection…

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Zazie Beetz In Talks To Join The Cast

Zazie Beetz is a phenomenal actress perhaps best known her recent role as Domino in Deadpool 2. Now she might be joining the ranks of actors like Willem Defoe, who have switched teams from Marvel to DC properties. This is exciting news because she has proven that she can portray a character from a comic book with enough gravitas and energy. Now the big question: when is it coming out?

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Offical Release Date Confirmed

Warner Bros. has confirmed that the release date for Joker will be October 4, 2019. With filming beginning in September, and a well-known actor like Joaquin Phoenix attached to play the main character, this is exciting news. Warner Bros. clearly has a lot of confidence in this movie, and that is reassuring. It would seem that The Joker is in good hands.

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Wesley Snipes May Be Returning As MCU’s ‘Blade’

How exciting would it be to see another installment of the Blade series starring the original day walker, Wesley Snipes himself? Pretty cool, right? Well, fellow Marvel fans, we might just get to see that. A Synopsis For those of you out there who are hearing about this Blade fellow for the first time, allow us to briefly bring you up...

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