The Joker


In The Light Of “Joker” – How to Make People Identify With a Psychopath

Russell Nohelty writes, Everyone seems to be talking about psychopaths in fiction right now. I wonder why. Well, Ichabod Jones Monster Hunter is about a psychopath that escapes a mental asylum and becomes a monster hunter, but doesn’t know if he’s killing monsters, humans, or it’s all in his head the whole time. The fifth […]

Now Social Media for The Joker Movie Draws Controversy

Now Social Media Foul-Up for the “Joker” Movie Draws Even More Controversy

The Joker, the new movie from Warner Bros, is gaining far more controversy than anyone expected. Gun violence. Violence in media. Whether or not the Aurora shooter at the 2012 Dark Knight Rises movie, that saw twelve dead and seventy injured, was meant to be dressed as the Joker. Family members whose children were killed […]

"Mortal Kombat 11" Finally Reveals All Kombat Pack Characters

“Mortal Kombat 11” Finally Reveals All Kombat Pack Characters

Finally, after months of waiting for the worst-kept secret to be revealed, NetherRealm Studios has released the Kombat Pack trailer for Mortal Kombat 11. We already have Shang Tsung and Nightwolf added to the mix, but now we know the complete roadmap of the raming four characters. They are Sindel, The Terminator, Spawn, and The […]

John Carpenter to Write The Joker: Year of the Villain Special

John Carpenter to Write The Joker: Year of the Villain Special

Legendary filmmaker John Carpenter will write DC’s The Joker: Year of the Villain special. Carpenter will be joined by frequent collaborator Anthony Burch as co-writer and artist Phillip Tan. The book will focus on The Joker trying to be a bigger villain than all the other villains given “The Offer” by Lex Luthor because he’s […]

Mortal Kombat 11’s Ed Boon Teases The Joker Coming To The Game

Even though the character was already kinda revealed in a datamine, it appears The Joker is pretty much a lock to be in Mortal Kombat 11 sometime this year. The latest confirmation that it’s happening comes from the game’s co-creator Ed Boon, who took to Twitter to post a one-line teaser saying “Some people call […]

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Jared Leto Says He Either Will or Won’t Appear in ‘Birds of Prey’

Oscar winning actor Jared Leto is no help right now with the ongoing question as to whether or not his version of the Clown Prince of Crime will be appearing in the upcoming Warner Bros. Pictures’ Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). Namely, he can’t seem to decide himself if he will, […]

Alan Tudyk to Voice The Joker in DC Universe ‘Harley Quinn’ Series

It’s been a hot minute since we’ve heard anything about DC Universe’s Harley Quinn animated series, but it would appear we know who’s voicing The Joker. Alan Tudyk will be playing the Clown Prince of Crime, joining Kaley Cuoco (who will be voicing Harley). This was revealed in a recent interview by Diedrich Bader, who will be reprising his […]


Official Cast List for Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ Released by Warner Bros.

Hot on the heels of today’s Thomas Wayne casting announcement for Todd Phillips’ Joker film for Warner Bros., we get even more casting news for the upcoming film starring Joaquin Phoenix. This is a Warner Bros. press release as reported on by ComicBook.com: Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ Joker, starring Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in […]

Todd Phillips Shares Photo of Joaquin Phoenix, Calls Him Arthur

There’s no telling when we’ll actually get to see any glimpse of Joaquin Phoenix in Todd Phillips‘ Joker film, but maybe he’ll look a little something like this? Phillips shared this image to his personal Instagram today of Phoenix, with the title, “Arthur”.   View this post on Instagram   Arthur. A post shared by Todd Phillips […]

Justice League #7 cover by Jim Cheung, Walden Wong, and Mark Morales

Justice League #7 Advance Review: An Absolute Blast

Hawkgirl has ambushed Lex Luthor before he could reach the Totality. Meanwhile, John Stewart stands alone between Sinestro and the Earth. Sinestro’s Ultraviolet Corps and Umbrax are on the brink of consuming the planet…or destroying it. Superman hopes to hold Umbrax back, but he’s not at full power. The Flash attempts to tap into the […]

Alec Baldwin Joins the Cast of Todd Phillips’ The Joker Movie

Todd Phillips’ The Joker movie has a new cast member and maybe a hint about what kind of movie we’re in store for. According to Deadline, Alec Baldwin has joined the cast of the superhero movie. While no one is confirming anything, sources are claiming that Baldwin will be playing Thomas Wayne, Bruce Wayne’s Dad. At the […]

Report: Composer Hildur Gudnadottir to Score Todd Phillips’s Joker Movie

Take this with a grain of Brand X salt, but we may know who will be composing the score for Todd Phillips‘s upcoming The Joker origin movie starring Joaquin Phoenix: Hildur Gudnadottir. According to Film Music Reporter, Hildur Gudnadottir has been brought on score the film, which at this time still doesn’t have a title. Gudnadottir is […]


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Funko Round-Up: Mickey Mouse Turns 90, and Pez Galore!

Funko announces tons of new products and licenses every day, let alone every week. It can be a lot to keep up with. So we are here to help. Welcome to the Funko Round-Up! In this edition: Mickey Mouse is celebrating 90 years and Funko is helping, and they dive into the deep end with […]

Marc Maron Confirms ‘The Joker’ Movie Involvement on His Podcast

Earlier in the week, there were various reports stating that GLOW‘s Marc Maron was joining the Todd Phillips-directed Joaquin Phoenix-starring The Joker origin film. None of them were really *confirmed* per-say, until Maron talked about it on his podcast, WTF podcast (episode 938). “Alright, well yes, it is true. It is true people. It is true ladies and gentlemen, I […]

Justice League #5 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana

Justice League #5 Review: Enter the Legion of Doom

Lex Luthor has just reached the Totality by controlling the body of Superman, but we jump back to right after the Justice League defeated the Omega Titans (Justice League: No Justice). He is unsure of his next move given the discoveries of the mission. He takes a trip to the future to learn what becomes […]

Robert De Niro in 2017

Robert De Niro May Be Joining Joaquin Phoenix in The Joker Origin Movie

Mere days after the confirmation that yes, Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix will indeed be starring as The Joker in an origin movie, we’ve got a bit more casting news. The Hollywood Reporter says that Robert De Niro has entered into talks to join the film, possibly as “a talk show host” who has some influence on The Joker’s […]

Joaquin Phoenix in 2018

Joaquin Phoenix Talks His “Character Study” Joker Movie

Thrice Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix is gearing up to play one of the most infamous villains in comic book history: Batman’s main nemesis, The Joker. After circling the WB film, confirmation came just this week that Phoenix would be slipping into the role of the Clown Prince of Crime in a solo film which will reportedly […]

Batman #49 cover by Mikel Janin

Batman #49 Review: A Chat Between Old Frenemies

Catwoman ambushes the Joker in the church. Batman is still incapacitated, so it’s up to Selina to bring down the Clown Prince. The battle is swift and brutal, with Catwoman’s stomach shot and Joker’s neck slashed. Neither is in the position to finish the other off, so they do what they did in the old […]