Joaquin Phoenix Gets Classic Joker Costume In New Image

Heath Ledger Joker The Dark Knight Joaquin Phoenix Arthur FleckDigital artist jscomicart has created an image that imagines Joaquin Phoenix with a Joker look that resembled Heath Ledger’s Clown Prince of Crime in The Dark Knight.

Todd Phillips’ Joker will present audiences with a new take on the classic DC Comics villain and acclaimed actor Joaquin Phoenix has been tasked with bringing this new incarnation of the character to life. Of course, with this new take on the Joker comes a different design for Joaquin Phoenix’s version of the character, but digital artist “jscomicart” created fan art that shows what the villain might have looked like with a design that more closely resembles Heath Ledger’s incarnation from The Dark Knight. Much like Heath Ledger’s Clown Prince of Crime in The Dark Knight, this fan rendition of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker has black makeup surrounding his eyes and a thinner Glasgow smile.

You can check out the post below to see what Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker might look like with a design similar to Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight!

What do you think of Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker look? Do you think the Heath Ledger styled design from The Dark Knight would have been better instead of the look Joaquin Phoenix has in the film? Let us know below!

The origin story is set to be a gritty and grounded crime film set in 1980s Gotham City, following Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck: a failed 1980s comedian who becomes The Joker after bombing with audiences. The film has been officially described by the studio as an “exploration of a man disregarded by society [that] is not only a gritty character study but also a broader cautionary tale.” It will serve as DC’s first film set outside the current cinematic universe.

“Joker” centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.

Directed by Todd Phillips from a script he co-wrote with Scott Silver, Joker stars Joaquin Phoenix, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.

Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker will be released in theaters on October 4, 2019. But before that Warner Bros. has Shazam! which is now playing. Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker will be followed by Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020.

Joker is one of the many projects in the works at Warner Bros. and DC Films, including The Batman, The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, New Gods, Nightwing, a Deathstroke film, Justice League DarkBatgirl, and Birds of Prey.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the DC slate as we learn it.

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Top Actors To Replace Ben Affleck In Matt Reeves’ ‘The Batman’

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Batman Ben Affleck Matt ReevesBen Affleck is officially out as Batman and it's a pretty sad day.

Words cannot describe how sad I am to see Ben Affleck announce that he's no longer Batman. His Batman is why I do what I do. In Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, I fell in love with his comic book-accurate interpretation of the Caped Crusader. It was a breath of fresh air and it felt like we finally had the one true Batman.

Three years have quickly sped by and we're officially going to receive a new Batman for his next movie. Last night, Ben Affleck announced that he will not return as the Dark Knight in Matt Reeves' The Batman and now everyone's attention has moved towards wanting to know who the next Bruce Wayne will be. Matt Reeves is said to want an actor that's around 20 years younger than Affleck while Warner Bros. wants someone older. My guess is that Reeves wants a fresh start while the studio wants an older actor for crossover potential.

In this list, I will discuss the actors I think can replace Ben Affleck as Batman using the parameters that Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. want. Hit Next to see our picks to play the Batman.

Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender X-Men

Michael Fassbender is an X-Men alum and no stranger to comic book franchises. The actor has shown multiple levels of range and could definitely handle the Batman/Bruce Wayne personality. If they go with the older range for the next Dark Knight, then Fassbender is probably one of the best choices to take over the role.

Ben Barnes

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Ben Barnes is out of a job after The Punisher season 2 and he's one of the best actors in that series. The second season tied up Barnes' arc on The Punisher and the actor has already told us that that he'd love to play the Caped Crusader. Barnes definitely has the pretty boy look going on for him and I wonder what his take on Bruce Wayne could be.

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling Blade Runner 2049

I've said this before and I'll say it again: Ryan Gosling needs to star in a superhero movie. I've always thought Gosling would make a great Batman. Every role that he's done has shown us his capability and he could crush it as Bruce Wayne.

Jon Hamm

Jon Hamm Mad Men

Jon Hamm is my top choice for an older Batman. If Warner Bros. wants to cast an older actor for crossover potential, Jon Hamm is the studio's best bet. He has a similar look to Ben Affleck, and c'mon, the guy's look just screams Bruce Wayne.

Armie Hammer

Armie Hammer The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Armie Hammer is 32 years old and was cast as the Caped Crusader in George Miller's Justice League: Mortal. That film will never see the light of day, but that doesn’t mean that Hammer doesn't deserve a second shot at being the Batman. He's charming, broody and will probably give his all for this role. Armie Hammer is a great option because he's young enough for Matt Reeves and Warner Bros. could work in a way for him to crossover with the rest of the DC Extended Universe.

Richard Madden

Richard Madden Bodyguard

Game of Thrones alum Richard Madden is my top choice to replace Ben Affleck as Batman. The actor is young, has the look and definitely has the acting chops to play the duality of Batman and Bruce Wayne. Madden just won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Television series for the BBC drama Bodyguard, so Warner Bros. may want to quickly snatch him up.

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  • Dc Battle

    Its good! Pheonixs version of joker is right on point. Dont change a thing. Heaths version of joker should be left alone. Thats his forever.