Director Todd Phillips confirms Jokin’s Phoenix will be back as Joker for its sequel
WASHINGTON: U.S. director Todd Phillips on Wednesday confirmed the news of the sequel to his 2019 hit film ‘Joker’ on Instagram. He also revealed the title of the film as `Joker: Folly a Dukes’. In an Instagram post, Phillips shared the cover of a screenplay he co-wrote with Scott Silver, with whom he collaborated on the first film. Phillips also shared a picture showing American actor Joaquin Phoenix starring in ‘The Joker’.
According to Variety, after the release of `The Joker`, Phillips met with former Warner Bros. film director Toby Emmerich to discuss its sequel. Phillips, meanwhile, kept the storyline of the film `The Joker: Folly a Dukes.` under a tight cover, indicating how` Folly a Dukes`, a shared delusion, could be accepted by those who lived in Arthur’s villain fiction. Gotham City. The Joker’s accomplice in the crime may feature in the sequel to the famous and crazy Harley Quinn. However, these are just speculations.
Toddin’s film ‘Joker’ depicts the life of a fighting comedian, Arthur Fleck, played by Joaquin Phoenix, who was redesigned as an anti-hero, nicknamed the Joker and committed horrific acts of violence. Variety reports that the film grossed over $ 1 billion worldwide and was declared a blockbuster. ‘The Joker’ won 12 Oscars for Best Director, Best Picture and Best Adapted Screenplay. He also received the Lead Actor Joaquin Award for Best Actor.