Just two days after it was announced that Alec Baldwin would be playing Batman’s father, Thomas Wayne, in Joaquin Phoenix’s “Joker” movie, he revealed that he’s exited the project. Variety confirmed the news on Wednesday after the actor told USA Today that he’d be dropping out. “I’m no longer doing that movie,” he told the […]
EXCLUSIVE: Alec Baldwin is boarding Todd Phillips’ Joker movie at Warner Bros in a supporting role, Deadline has learned. Cameras roll on September 10. While Warner Bros has not confirmed what role, buzz is that Baldwin is poised play the role of Thomas Wayne, who in DC canon is Bruce Wayne/Batman’s father. Thomas Wayne was first introduced in Detective Comics #33 (Nov. 1939) and he is respected physician and philanthropist in Gotham City. Wayne and his wife are murdered…
With his Emmy-nominated series “Glow” wrapping up its second season, Marc Maron has found the project to keep him busy during the show’s hiatus. Sources tell Variety that Maron is in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in Todd Phillips’ “Joker” origin pic. Besides Phoenix, Maron will be joining previously announced cast members Robert De Niro and […]
Frances Conroy is in talks to play the Joker’s mother, Penny, in Warner Bros.’ “Joker,” an individual with knowledge of the project exclusively told TheWrap. Joaquin Phoenix is set to play the titular character, while “Deadpool 2” star Zazie Beetz is in talks to join the cast as a single mother who catches the attention of the Joker prior to his transformation into the nihilistic Gotham City villain. In Alan Moore’s version of the Joker’s origins, the villain was an unnamed failed comedian who struggles to make ends meet for his pregnant wife.
EXCLUSIVE : Robert De Niro is in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in Warner Bros’ Joker origins movie starring Joaquin Phoenix. Todd Phillips is directing and co-wrote the backstory tale of Batman's archnemesis, which is described as a gritty character study but also a broader cautionary tale of a man disregarded by society who becomes the ultimate supervillain. These talks have been going on for weeks, but a deal is near and they have finally worked out the financials. As…
The Joker will unleash chaos in movie theaters in 2019. Warner Bros. has set an Oct. 4, 2019, release date for its standalone “Joker” movie starring Joaquin Phoenix. The studio made the announcement on Wednesday afternoon ahead of the start of Comic-Con. Warner Bros. is making its presentation in Hall H on Saturday. Warner Bros. indicated the […]
Warner Bros. has given the go ahead on Todd Phillips’ “Joker” origin film with Joaquin Phoenix closing his deal to star. Variety first reported that Phoenix was in talks to play the Clown Prince of Crime. As soon as his deal was finalized, the studio gave the greenlight to a September start date with a budget […]
As one of the most infamous names in all of comic book history, the Joker has bedeviled Batman across platforms including movies, video games, and television — so it’s only natural that he might get his own movie. News broke on Tuesday that a Joker origin film is in the works with “The Hangover” filmmaker Todd... Read more »
Everyone’s favourite Dark Knight is back in 2017’s ‘The LEGO® Batman Movie’, and he’s joined by some familiar faces – and voices – that are all showcased in these new character posters.
Warner Bros. has unleashed 11 new ‘Suicide Squad’ character posters giving us a look at the main cast in all their glory. We’re a little concerned about Cara Delevingne’s Enchantress though, someone needs to fetch her a cardigan pronto, before she catches a cold.
The title may not be named after them, but these sidekicks, baddies and cameos walked off with the movie. Image credits: Rex_Shutterstock, Lucasfilm