Willem Dafoe effectively replaces Joaquin Phoenix as The Clown Prince of Crime and Batman’s fiercest enemy, The Joker, in this amazing new image.
October is slowly closing on in us and we’ll finally get to see Joaquin Phoenix as the new Joker in Todd Phillips’ new standalone film. The Joker is one of the most beloved and mysterious characters in DC Comics history and Joaquin Phoenix is aiming to become one of the finest Jokers the silver screen has ever seen. Nevertheless, some actors who are just as talented as Joaquin Phoenix would have been great for the part too.
We’ve seen plenty of images featuring Jim Carrey as the Joker, but Willem Dafoe is another actor that may be well suited for the part. Willem Dafoe’s dark and gritty facial expressions made him a worthy Norman Osborn in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man trilogy which left us craving more from him in the superhero genre. Now, a fan artist shows us how Willem Dafoe might look like as the Joker:
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Although Willem Dafoe might have been an awesome pick to play The Joker, sadly he hasn’t gotten the chance. Now Joaquin Phoenix will portray the villain in the upcoming Joker film and it seems that he will not disappoint. Set photos and videos that leaked last fall and the trailer that debuted earlier this year tease that Joaquin Phoenix’s method acting and Todd Phillips’ amazing storytelling abilities will give us a film for fans to remember and cherish.
Do you think Willem Dafoe would have been a good Joker? Also, do you think Joaquin Phoenix will continue to portray The Joker for Warner Bros. and DC? Sound off in the comment section down below!
The standalone Todd Philips Joker film is set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is set to hit theaters October 4, 2019. The DCEU continues next year with Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020.
Willem Dafoe can currently be seen in last year’s DC smash hit film Aquaman.
Warner Bros. and DC are also working on several projects like Matt Reeves’ The Batman, a Flash standalone film, a Cyborg standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, The Suicide Squad, Aquaman 2, The Trench, Black Adam, Supergirl, Plastic Man and New Gods.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on Joaquin Phoenix, Willem Dafoe and the future of the current DC cinematic universe as we learn it.
Clay Enos Shares Hi-Res Stills Of ‘Batman v Superman’, ‘Justice League’ & More
Photographer Clay Enos has shared a huge batch of new hi-res stills from DCEU films such as Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Wonder Woman, Justice League, and Suicide Squad which includes several new images of Jared Leto as The Joker.
The hi-res images range from stills to behind the scenes photos featuring directors Zack Snyder and David Ayer working with cast members including Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman and Will Smith as Deadshot. In addition to the new images of Jared Leto's Joker, a new image of Gadot as Wonder Woman in her own standalone film is included among the hi-res stills.
You can check out the images in the gallery below.
Warner Bros. and DC Films have many projects currently being developed including The Batman, The Flash standalone film, Green Lantern Corps, Black Adam, Supergirl, New Gods, and Nightwing.
The DCEU continues this month with Aquaman which is now playing and will be followed by Shazam! on April 5, 2019, Birds of Prey (And The Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, and Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020. A standalone Joker film set outside of the DC Films universe starring Joaquin Phoenix as the Clown Prince of Crime is also set to hit theaters October 4, 2019.
Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and director, James Wan comes an action-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.
Aquaman is now playing. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the current DC cinematic universe as we learn it.
Source: Clay Enos