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Joaquin Phoenix To Reprise Joker Role In 'Folie À Deux'

Joker sequel, Folie á Deux

Joaquin Phoenix is set to reprise his role as Arthur Fleck in the upcoming 'Joker' sequel, titled 'Joker: Folie à Deux.' The highly anticipated film stars Phoenix as the DC Comics villain alongside Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn. Following the success of the first film, which grossed over $1 billion globally and won two Oscars, fans are eagerly awaiting the release of the sequel.

The sequel, with a reported budget of $200 million, is expected to raise the stakes even higher. Several actors have been confirmed to join the cast, including Zazie Beetz reprising her role as Sophie Dumond. Additional cast members include Brendan Gleeson, Catherine Keener, and Harry Lawtey.

The first trailer for 'Joker: Folie à Deux' showcases Arthur and Harley dancing across various locations in Gotham City. The film is described as a 'jukebox musical,' featuring new versions of well-known tracks. Director Todd Phillips has hinted at the musical elements, emphasizing the importance of music in the storytelling.

The plot of the sequel remains under wraps, but the trailer teases Arthur and Harley's meeting at Arkham Asylum, where they eventually break out and wreak havoc together. The film is set to hit theaters this fall and will also be available in Imax 70mm format.

With the success of the first film and the star-studded cast of the sequel, 'Joker 2' is poised to be a major box office hit. Fans can expect a fresh take on the iconic characters and a thrilling new chapter in the Joker saga.

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