Director Todd Phillips has taken to Instagram to share a new peek at Joaquin Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck from Warner Bros. and DC Films’ upcoming Joker movie, which sees the future Clown Prince of Crime applying his iconic make-up. Check it out here…
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Meanwhile, responding to a question from a fan in the comments, Phillips also confirmed that the 80s-set origin story will indeed by R-rated, the filmmaker stating that: “It will be rated R. I’ve been asked this a lot. Just assumed people knew. Sorry.”
Joker is set for release on October 4th 2019 and stars Joaquin Phoenix (The Sisters Brothers), Robert De Niro (Goodfellas), Zazie Beetz (Deadpool 2), Bill Camp (Red Sparrow), Frances Conroy (American Horror Story), Brett Cullen (Narcos), Glenn Fleshler (Billions), Douglas Hodge (Penny Dreadful), Marc Maron (GLOW), Josh Pais (Motherless Brooklyn), Shea Whigham (Kong: Skull Island), Douglas Hodge (Robin Hood) and Dante Pereira-Olson (You Were Never Really Here).