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Joker 2 first official poster released: Full details here

Warner Bros. revealed the poster for the second instalment of the 2019 film "Joker". The Joaquin Phoneix and Lady Gaga starrer will release on Oct 4th 2024.

Fans of the 2019 dark thriller “Joker” received a double dose of exciting news this week from Warner Bros. The studio unveiled the first official poster for the Joker 2, titled “Joker: Folie à Deux,” along with the announcement of a trailer release date set for April 9th. The movie is set to hit its theatrical debut from October 4th of 2024.

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Folie à Deux means a shared psychosis or shared delusional disorder SDD in psychiatry terms In simpler terms it means the presence of the same or similar delusional ideas in two persons who are closely associated with one another The poster shows Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga lost in a dance as Joker and Harley Quinn

Joaquin Phoenix will reprise his role as Arthur Fleck in the upcoming film, which is shrouded in a bit of mystery due to its shift in genre. While the first film was a gritty character study of the Joker, “Folie à Deux” is described as a musical psychological thriller. This new direction is underscored by the casting of pop star Lady Gaga, whose portrays the role of the infamous Crown prince of crime Joker’s girlfriend and partner-in-crime Harley Quinn.

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The poster as seen on the Warner Bros Indias X handle

Variety reports that the Todd Phillips’ film will incorporate 15 songs and boasts a budget of a massive $200 million. The poster itself offers a tantalizing glimpse, featuring Phoenix’s Joker and Gaga’s Harley Quinn in a dance pose that hints at a potential twist in the film’s genre and the relationship between the two DC comics characters. The tagline reads “The world is a stage,” which shows the actors on a stage, but the poster could also be interpreted in several ways, adding to the intrigue. the term “

Joker: Folie à Deux

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Joaquin Phoenix said that perfecting the laughter of the Joker was the easiest part of playing the character as the actor based his laugh after looking at videos of people suffering from pathological laughter which is a real life disorder that causes the patient to suffer from uncontrollable laughter attacks in response to tense or stressful situations

“Joker” was a critical and commercial success, grossing over $1 billion worldwide in 2019. It also garnered critical acclaim, with Phoenix winning the Academy Award for Best Actor for his portrayal of the troubled Arthur Fleck a.k.a the Joker and his rise to become on among the greatest villains in all of Gotham City.

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It does look like Joker 2 dives into the tale of Dr Harleen Frances Quinzel a psychiatrist at Arkham Asylum who falls in love with her patient who happens to be the Joker and is then brainwashed into becoming his accomplice and lover Harley Quinn

Joker 2 is slated for an October 4, 2024 theatrical release, mirroring the release window of the first film in 2019. Rounding out the cast are Zazie Beetz, known for her role as the mutant “Domino” in Marvel Studios’ Deadpool 2 and also for her role in the 2019 Joker as Sophie Dumond, (Fleck’s neighbour), Catherine Keener known for her role as Sally Jackson in 2010’s Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief and also for voicing characters in The Incredibles and The Croods franchises, followed by Brendan Gleeson known for his role as the creepy Professor Alastor Moody in 2005’s Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

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In an interview with SFX magazine Phoenix acknowledged the fact that while the violence in the 2019 movie Joker was a little more visceral and raw he didnt have any hesitation about it as the actor was quoted saying You always want it to feel real and you want the little violence that we have to have an impact

With the promise of a unique musical format and the return of a phenomenal performance from Phoenix, “Joker: Folie à Deux” is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated films of the year. The wait is on to see what surprises the upcoming trailer holds. Previously, DC fans got to see the trailer of a standalone mini series of another DC villain, Oswald “Oz” Cobblepot a.k.a The Penguin that is slated to stream on HBO Max this year and the bitter news that the sequel to the Robert Pattinson starrer The Batman titled The Batman: Part II has been pushed for 2026.

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