A new outtake from Joker shows Joaquin Phoenix arguing with a crew member while filming a scene.
Joaquin Phoenix recently appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live ahead of Joker‘s release to discuss how he approached portraying the iconic Batman villain. During the interview, Joaquin Phoenix talked about the weight he lost for the role, as well as how he and Todd Phillips worked to create Arthur Fleck’s terrifying transformation from a troubled Gotham citizen into an anarchic villain. Joaquin Phoenix also revealed that he had plenty of fun onset.
But after the actor mentioned how much fun it was to take on Joker, Jimmy Kimmel unveiled an outtake that had been sent to him by Todd Phillips, showing Joaquin Phoenix in the signature white face paint arguing back and forth with a crew member for whispering behind the camera. At one point the crew member seemingly insults Joaquin Phoenix by calling him “Cher,” before the actor reels off her accomplishments, not taking it as an insult. Joaquin Phoenix was visibly embarrassed by the outburst and explained that movie sets can get quite intense at times. Take a look at the clip below.
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Here is the official synopsis for Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker:
Director Todd Phillips’ Joker centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone fictional story not seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly portrayed by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a man struggling to find his way in Gotham’s fractured society. A clown-for-hire by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comic at night…but finds the joke always seems to be on him. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes one bad decision that brings about a chain reaction of escalating events in this gritty character study.
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. The movie is not part of the DC Extended Universe, and seems to play into Warner Bros.’s interests of making creator-driven superhero movies over necessarily building a hyper-connected shared universe… At least for the time being.
Joker will be released in theaters on October 4, 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news on Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker!
Source: Jimmy Kimmel Live
DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters
Along with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.
In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.
You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".
Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.
Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.
Here is the synopsis for the show:
“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”
Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.