With the announcement of Joker 2 originally called “Joker: Folie a Deux” fans have been on top of the clouds to finally explore the film which is no doubt the most widely watched and the most popular film of all time, winning loads of accolades on its way. Let us take a look at this article to understand more about this upcoming film.
What is the Joker film all about?
Joker is an American psychological thriller film that is directed and produced by Todd Phillips who co-wrote the screenplay with Scott Silver. The film is based on a DC Comics character with the film being distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Joker was produced by Warner Bros. Pictures and DC Films in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, Bron Creative, and Joint Effort.
The 2019 film follows the story of Joker and who is a struggling clown and also a stand-up comedian who inspires a violent revolution against the wealthy in a way decaying Gotham city. The film thus focuses on the Joker and his insanity with the prospects of his struggling clown and a stand-up comedian life.
The film has been widely and massively consumed by the audience, with the critics also praising the film for its storyline, plot, and character development in the series. The film with greater appreciation has also received numerous awards such as Academy Awards, etc, with the film which was also premiered at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
Joker Folie a Deux: Is Zazie Beetz going to reprise her role in the movie?
Well, as per sources it is in the news that Zazie Beetz is currently in talks to reprise her role in the upcoming Joker Folie a Deux movie. Therefore it is in the reports that Zazie Beets is in talks to reprise her role as Sophie Dumond which she played in the highly-anticipated sequel to the 2019 film.
However, it is unclear how her character will fit into the story, but since we know that in the 2019 film Zazie played a single mom and Arthur’s neighbor/love interest, with whom he has delusions of having a romance. Therefore some rumors claim that she will be playing Joker’s girlfriend again in the upcoming film, thereby sidekick Harley Quinn, who will be played by Lady Gaga. While further details regarding the plot of the upcoming film are still kept under wraps by the makers, it is still unknown what might be the role of Zazie Beetz that the actress will be playing in the film.
Joker Folie a Deux film: When is it going to release?
Well, as per sources, the upcoming sequel film is going to be coming out on October 4, 2022, which has so far greatly excited fans who were very much excited since the announcement of the sequel update on August 3, 2022.
Since, we know the previous film of the series was released way back in 2019, which proved to be a massive hit among fans, they are thus accepting the sequel film to be another major hit this time.
The 2019 film was also a box office success that set records and grossed over $1 billion, therefore becoming the first R-rated film to do so, and claiming the title of the sixth-highest-grossing film of 2019 during its theatrical run.
Joker Folie a Deux film: What is the Joker 2 going to be about?
The title of the upcoming film Joker Folie a Deux represents a medical term for an identical mental condition that affects two or more individuals. The upcoming film will be considering about Joker who falls in love with Harley Quinn, the film will be focusing on how they both fell in love with each other in the asylum, and therefore, Quinn becomes his sidekick and partner in crime. The film would thus be centered on their romance and how it reflects on their cruel partnership in the future.
Since we know the previous Joker film proved much more successful among fans with the film also securing numerous million dollars on the screens, it is very much proven with the cast and the plotline, that the series will be much more than a blockbuster among fans.
Joker Folie a Deux film: Cast and Characters
- Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck / Joker
- Robert De Niro as Murray Franklin
- Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond
- Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn
- Frances Conroy as Penny Fleck
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