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Joker 2 is slated for a 2024 release

The sequel will feature Joaquin Phoenix’s return to the role of the Clown Prince of Crime

Joker: Folie a Deux, sequel to Joker, already has an official date to hit theaters. The film, which features the returns of director and screenwriter Todd Phillips and Oscar-winner for Best Actor Joaquin Phoenix, was slated to premiere on October 4, 2024.

In addition, Deadline also revealed that production on the feature, which may also feature Lady Gaga in its cast, should begin in December 2022.

Joker made history as the comic book movie with the most Oscar nominations. There were 11, including best film, and wins for best actor (Phoenix) and best soundtrack (Hildur Guðnadóttir).

In the plot, we followed an alternative version of Gotham City’s famous criminal clown. Inspired by classics by Martin Scorsese, such as Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy, the film sought to discuss mental health and social exclusion through the character.

Grossing over $1 billion at the worldwide box office, the film surpassed the Deadpool films to become the highest-grossing R-rated feature in history.

Joker 2 is already a reality. Without a doubt, the film with Joaquin Phoenix is ​​one of the best “superhero” movies of all time, it decided to completely accept the darkness of its protagonist, to give us an origin story that follows the theory that monsters are not born , but that society and its circumstances are creating them little by little.

The film took home two Oscars, including Best Actor for Joaquin Phoenix , and opened up a world of possibilities for DC and comic book movies, with the studio already confirming a sequel is on the way.

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