Joker director Todd Philips has shared a new set of behind the scenes images that highlight Joaquin Phoenix’s titular character as well as hoping that everyone is staying healthy and safe during the pandemic.
2019’s Joker was a film that was not without its critics but none the less proved to be valuable property for DC in terms of commerciality and awards season prospects. The film went on to gross over $1B worldwide on a $55M budget, making it the single most profitable DC film of all time. In addition, it was nominated for eleven Acadamy Awards and won two, including Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix.
Todd Philips himself is clearly proud of his film and recently shared a new set of behind the scenes images of Joker and of Joaquin Phoenix in particular. You can see the full set 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, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.
Joker is now available on Digital HD, Ultra HD Blu-ray, Blu-ray, and DVD.
It may be a while before we see Joker in action again but we’ll be seeing a new Batman film before too long. In Heroic Hollywood’s latest YouTube video, we break down everything we know about the upcoming DC film. Please be sure to subscribe to the channel and check out the full video below: