Lady Gaga to play Harley Quinn in Joaquin Phoenix-starrer ‘Joker 2’? All you should know

Director Todd Phillips is coming with a sequel to his blockbuster 2019 movie Joker, with Joaquin Phoenix reportedly set to star because the eponymous character. While some days in the past, the filmmaker confirmed Joker 2 on social media, experiences have surfaced that the movie shall be a musical and may have none apart from pop icon Lady Gaga tackle the function of Harley Quinn. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the upcoming movie will take a ‘full departure from its darkish and disturbing predecessor’, owing to its style. 

Lady Gaga in talks to play Harley Quinn in Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker 2

Makers are at the moment in talks with Gaga, who shall be making her superhero debut with Joker 2 if the deal involves fruition. It may also mark her first collaboration with Joaquin, whereas the second outing with Phillips after the 2018 romantic drama A Star Is Born.

Previously Margot Robbie has taken on the function of Quinn within the DCEU, together with The Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey. However, Todd Phillips’ tasks are under no circumstances tied to the DCEU. 

While particulars of Gaga’s characters have been saved underneath wraps, Joker is thought to share a tumultuous ‘abusive relationship’ with Quinn, who’s his psychiatrist on the psychological establishment Arkham Asylum. She falls in love with him, changing into his ‘sidekick’ and accomplice in crime. 

Todd Phillips confirms Joker 2

Confirming the sequel, Todd revealed that it is going to be titled Joker: Folie à deux. The time period reportedly refers to a psychological dysfunction shared by two or extra folks. He dropped a glimpse of the script’s cowl web page and a monochrome image of Joaquin Phoenix studying it. Todd has additionally co-written the script alongside Scott Silver. 

Meanwhile, the primary instalment revolves round a failed clown and slapstick comedian Arthur Fleck, who takes on an aggressive avatar and seeks to destroy Gotham City. Other actors within the ensemble cast included Robert De Niro as Murray Franklin, Frances Conroy as Penny Fleck, Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond, and Brett Cullen as Thomas Wayne, amongst others. 

Among a number of accolades, the movie received the Academy Award for Best Original Score, whereas Joaquin took dwelling the Best Actor trophy. 

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