Zazie Beetz Doesn’t Think Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Needs A Sequel

Zazie Beetz discussed whether or not she wants to see a sequel to Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker.

While Joker was initially intended to be a standalone project without any sequels, the financial and awards season success of the Joaquin Phoenix film has since left some fans clamoring for a follow-up feature. While Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix have expressed interest or willingness to return for a Joker sequel, nothing concrete regarding the matter has been announced as of yet.

During a red carpet interview with MTV News at the 2019 Academy Awards, Zazie Beetz was asked if she was among those who want to see a sequel to Joker. While Zazie Beetz noted that she isn’t sure if Joker needs a sequel, she added that Todd Phillips would be the director to do so “tastefully”:

“Ah, I don’t know, I don’t know if it needs one. I think there is a lot of strength in not milking something. Honestly, I feel like Todd [Phillips] would be the person to be able to do that tastefully. I think if he felt that it needed one. I really trust him. He’s really creative and smart and — so sure!”

Do you want to see Zazie Beetz and Joaquin Phoenix return for a Joker sequel? Do you agree with Zazie Beetz’s comments on Joker not necessarily needing a sequel? Let us know your thoughts on Zazie Beetz’s comments below!

Here is the official synopsis for Zazie Beetz and 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.

Source: MTV News

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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