The filming of the sequel to JOKER of Todd Phillips and Warner Bros., which is officially titled Joker: Madness for Twois preparing to give its initial clapperboard on November 5, 2022.
The extraordinary cast made up –until now– by Joaquin Phoenix on his return as Arthur Fleck/Joker, Lady Gaga like a new version of Harley Quinn, Zazie Beetz will return as Sophie Dumond, Jacob Lofland (Mud), Catherine Keener (Get Out), y Brendan Gleeson (In Bruges, Harry Potter, Mr. Mercedes), prepares to start production, and they are very excited about it.
In an interview with the Extra medium, in promotion of the film The Banshees of Inisherin, Gleeson commented to the interviewer Katie Krause, about Joker 2:
“The reason I made the film was because Joaquín’s performance [Phoenix] it remains absolutely indelible… It was one of the most magnificent cinematic achievements I have ever seen.”
As for Gaga, Brendan said, “I think Lady Gaga is amazing. Obviously, she’s amazing. She’s exciting. As for the decision to make the film, [esta] it was done I really want to do it.”
“[Me siento] a little intimidated by what I have to do, but at the same time not.”
WB has set the theatrical release of the sequel, which it will be a musical sequelfor him October 4, 2024. Filming will take place in Los Angeles and New York.
Waiting to know about the premise, it is known that the project will have musical elements and it is believed that it will be set in the Arkham Asylumwhich is where the first movie ends after Arthur Fleck (Phoenix) was sent there.
The first film grossed $335.4 million and is the highest-grossing R-rated film in history worldwide at $1.007 million. Joker It won two Oscars: Best Actor (Phoenix) and Original Soundtrack (Hildur Guðnadóttir). The film was nominated for 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Phillips for Best Director.
And in case you missed it, we tell you a curious fact about the title of the sequel:
- The literal translation of Folie à Deux is in English Madness for Two, and in Spanish madness for two. But it’s also a term for “shared psychosis” or “shared delusional disorder,” which could suggest a connection between Joker and Quinn.
- Joker is known for his on-and-off abusive relationship with Harley Quinn, his psychiatrist at the mental institution known as Arkham Asylum, who falls in love with him and becomes his partner and partner in crime.
Phillips co-wrote the script with Scott Silver. They both co-wrote the Joker (2019).
- Phillips was one of the producers of A Star is Bornstarring Gaga, while Bradley Cooperstar and director of A Star is Bornwas producer of Joker.
Joker (2019) by Phillips recounts the origin of the iconic villain, developing his plot in 1980s Gotham City. The story is “An exploration of a man discarded by society that is not only a gritty character study, but also a sweeping cautionary tale, [que] it’s meant to be different from comic book superhero movies.” In November 2019, a few weeks after the theatrical release of the acclaimed blockbuster, Warner Bros. greenlit a sequel again focused on the DC villain.