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Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images

“Joker”: Todd Phillips, Scott Silver Make Script Available Online

Joker became one of the biggest hits of 2019. An expected success, the film surpassed projections on a grand scale breaking the record for highest-grossing R-rated film. Joaquin Phoenix stars as Arthur Fleck, a mentally-disturbed performer with dreams of a career as a stand-up comic. Director Todd Phillips and co-writer Scott Silver made the subversive […]


Todd Phillips Clarifies “Joker” Sequel Rumors

Despite conflicting reports between The Hollywood Reporter and Deadline Hollywood, director Todd Phillips cleared the air regarding any discussions about a sequel to Joker. He spoke to Indiewire about what really happened in his meetings with Warner Bros and star Joaquin Phoenix. The Reporting Dispute THR reported Phillips had an October 7th meeting with studio […]


Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images

‘Joker’ Has Now Grossed $1 Billion Globally

Joker came out seven weeks ago now, kicking off an astonishing run at the box office that will see it cross the $1 billion threshold at some point today. It becomes the first R-rated film to do so. Even more impressive: Joker did it without ever unspooling in China. Even more impressive, impressive: only around […]

Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images

“Joker”: “Deadpool” Ryan Reynolds Congratulates New R-Rated King

If there’s anyone who’s aware of box office records, it’s Deadpool’s Ryan Reynolds. After Joker record-breaking run making over $700 worldwide, Reynolds took to Instagram to congratulate its cast and crew. Reynolds used a still from the film’s iconic scene where Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) completes his transformation to the sadistic clown. With his head […]

Warner Bros. Releases a New Batch of "Joker" Promotional Images

Todd Phillips Says His Joker Might Not Even Be the Joker

WARNING FOR MINOR SPOILERS In a recent interview Joker director/co-writer Todd Phillips said that the Joaquin Phoenix version might not even be the actual Joker who will eventually face off against Batman. It’s bad enough that the discourse already reached a disturbing level but Phillips is doing nobody any favors. Historically, Arthur Fleck becomes the […]

Marc Maron goes after Todd Phillips' Comedy Comments

Marc Maron Goes After Todd Phillips’ Comedy Comments

Comedian Marc Maron wasn’t shy about having comments for Todd Phillips in light of the Joker director saying he quit comedy because of “woke culture.” Maron’s addressed the comments in an episode of his podcast, WTF With Marc Maron (via The Playlist). “There’s plenty of people being funny right now. Not only being funny but […]

Woke Culture Didn't Kill Comedy

Sorry Todd Phillips But Woke Culture Didn’t Kill Comedy

When it comes to being woke, the “woke culture” has yet to kill comedy. If anything, it’s shown that comedians can survive if they’re able to adapt with modern times. Taika Waititi joined the conversation when he called out fellow filmmaker Todd Phillips‘ on Twitter.  During an interview with Vanity Fair, Phillips said said he […]


Joker Director Todd Phillips Confirms an R-Rating Plus a New Image

“Joker” Director: “People Are Going to Be Mad.”

Most of us have seen the trailer to Todd Phillips’ Joker movie by now— the enigmatic, moody, and tense feel of the movie just drips off of the screen, with Joaquin Phoenix playing a man with a clown obsession that might be far from healthy. Speaking recently with Empire, Phillips says that his Joker movie […]

‘Joker’: First Teaser Trailer for Todd Phillips‘ Upcoming Origin Film!

Hot off the heels of the release of the first official poster and the screening of the teaser trailer at Tuesday evening’s Warner Bros. Pictures presentation at CinemaCon 2019, we’re are getting our first look at the new teaser trailer for Todd Phillips‘ upcoming Joker origin film – set to be unleashed upon an unsuspecting Bat-universe. […]

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New ‘Joker’ Poster Urges to “Put On A Happy Face”

While we’re waiting for a new teaser trailer for Todd Phillips‘ upcoming Joker origin film (coming on April 3rd), how about a better look at the poster he shared this morning? Featuring three time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the iconic DC Comics role, the poster has an interesting (and completely appropriate) tagline of “put on a happy […]

Teaser Trailer for Todd Phillips’ ‘Joker’ Coming on Wednesday

CinemaCon is happening this week in Las Vegas, so there will be some pretty big teaser and trailer drops happening. One of those may NOT be a CinemaCon exclusive, because the first teaser trailer for Todd Phillips‘ upcoming Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime will hit tomorrow, Wednesday April 3rd. We […]

Chris Hemsworth to Play Hulk Hogan in Todd Phillips-Directed Biopic

Chris Hemsworth will play another larger-than-life figure as wrestling icon Hulk Hogan in a biopic directed by Todd Phillips. Phillips working alongside his The Joker scribe Scott Silver will reunite to work on the film. Joining them is John Pollono, who will co-write the script with Silver, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The likely outlet […]

Zazie Beetz Reveals MASSIVE Rewrites on Todd Phillip’s ‘Joker’

Zazie Beetz, who played Domino in Deadpool 2, has another superhero film due out in theaters this year. She’ll be appearing in Todd Phillip‘s Joker film, starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime. In a recent interview with MTVNews, Beetz revealed some…interesting information about the production on Phillips’ film–including the apparent massive rewrites that were happening during […]

Todd Phillips Shares Yet Another ‘Joker’ BTS Photo- It’s…Okay?

Director Todd Phillips just loves to share images of his upcoming Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix. We’re not complaining really, its just…..strange. Today, Phillips shared this [actually interesting, what?!] image of Phoenix taking a smoke break on set in costume on his Instagram account, crediting the image to Niko Tavernise:   View this post on Instagram […]