Following director Todd Phillips' announcement that this upcoming DC film will be titled Joaquin Phoenix, Joker: Folie a Deux will be slowly assembled, and today is the news that one of the actors from the 2017 film Get Out will play Joker 2.
Catherine Keener, who played Missy Armitage in Jordan Peeles feature-length directorial debut, has been cast in Joker 2, according to Deadline, although you may recognize her from films like The 40-Year-Old Virgin and Modern Love, as well as TV series like Kidding and Modern Love. Along with Zazie Beetz, Lady Gaga and Harry Potter star Brendan Gleeson are also expected to join the cast.
Matt Reeves The Batman world was reimagined as a standalone film. He became the first R-rated film to gross $1 billion at the box office, resulting in the creation of the 2020 film The Clown Prince of Crime.
Lady Gaga, who confirmed that she would play Harley Quinn in Joker 2 in early August, would fit in quite nicely with the Joker: Folie a Deux title, as that latter French term is a psychiatric disorder in which two or more individuals share the same delusional state, and Harley Quinn is traditionally depicted as falling in love with The Joker while treating him at Arkham Asylum when she was a psychiatrist. In Suicide Squad, Birds of Prey, and The Su
It's also been claimed that the Joker 2 film musical is costing a lot more than Joker. Another reason why Joker 2's budget has reportedly ballooned to $150 million is because Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips are both paid $20 million this time around, while Lady Gaga is apparently earning $10 million for her role in Joker 2.