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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 […]


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 […]

Brett Cullen to Play Thomas Wayne in Todd Phillips’ Joker Movie

Remember that 12 hour turn around of the Thomas Wayne casting announcement for Todd Phillips’ Joker film with Alec Baldwin?  He *was* in, then he wasn’t. As of today, we know who’s taking over the role. ComicBook.com says that Brett Cullen (Person of Interest, Narcos, Ghost Rider) has been tapped to take over the position of Bruce Wayne’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]