Here’s a treat for all the Joker fans out there, Joker 2 is officially on the way! The director of the film, Todd Phillips recently confirmed the news on social media. Read on, to catch deep insights about the upcoming movie.
‘Joker’ Sequel has a script and a title now
Not long ago, Todd took to his Instagram to confirm that he has penned the script for Joker 2 and he posted an image of the script’s cover and a black and white picture of Joaquin Phoenix reading the current draft of the screenplay on the social networking service Instagram.
Yes, you heard it right Joaquin Phoenix will be reprising his role as Arthur Fleck in the forthcoming movie. For those of you who are unversed, Joaquin led the cast of the first Joker, he played the role of a down-on-his-luck comedian and clown who just ends up falling down a rabbit hole of madness in a crumbling 1981 Gotham City.
As soon as Todd made the big announcement on Instagram, many of his fans and friends stopped by in the comments section to express their excitement about the upcoming film.
The Red Rocket star Simon Rex wrote, “I zoomed in on the script and I see my cameo you wrote me. Thanks man. I’ll see if I’m avail”, while the social media influencer Josh Richards dropped an eye and fire emoji on the post.
‘Joker’ was declared a blockbuster in 2019
The movie Joker was released in the year 2019 and it turned out to be the surprise hit of the year. It not only earned more than $1 billion at the box office but also led the 92nd Academy Awards with a total of 11 nominations.
Todd’s film was nominated in several categories including Best Picture, Director, and Adapted Screenplay. Phoenix took home the trophy for Best Actor and Hildur Guðnadóttir won the award for Best Original Score.
The fans reaction to ‘Joker 2’
One user wrote, “I’m so ready to see more of this guy. #Joker2″
— Matt Ramos (@therealsupes) June 8, 2022
Another user tweeted, “Based on the definition for the joker 2 title another joker like person will be introduced if we are getting a serious dramatic Harley Quinn THAT’S EXCITING!!! #joker2″
— Cris Parker (@3CFilmss) June 7, 2022
Followed by a user who penned, “In the hit blockbuster film Joker (2019), Arthur “Joker” Fleck says the word “society” once; it is only fair to expect that in the upcoming hit blockbuster film Joker 2 (TBD), Arthur “Joker” Fleck will say the word “society” twice.”
In the hit blockbuster film Joker (2019), Arthur "Joker" Fleck says the word "society" once; it is only fair to expect that in the upcoming hit blockbuster film Joker 2 (TBD), Arthur "Joker" Fleck will say the word "society" twice. https://t.co/emRTOof07g
— Luis 🦦 (@TheLuister_) June 7, 2022
One user tweeted, “The title kinda sounds like it could be referring to Harley Quinn. I’m actually kinda excited for Joker 2. Some people say it’s not needed but people also said that about the first one so I’m gonna give it a chance.”
The title kinda sounds like it could be referring to Harley Quinn. I'm actually kinda excited for Joker 2. Some people say it's not needed but people also said that about the first one so I'm gonna give it a chance 🤷♂️ https://t.co/Q2cFsGRigT
— VENGEANCE🦇 (@Bat_Source) June 7, 2022
Another user wrote, “This could mean two things : 1. Harley Quinn will be in the sequel 2. There will be two JOKERS . Imagine if its 2 and they cast Willem Dafoe as the other JOKER.”
This could mean two things :
1. Harley Quinn will be in the sequel
2. There will be two JOKERS .
Imagine if its 2 and they cast Willem Dafoe as the other JOKER pic.twitter.com/oZsVhVJNqH
— Ady (@Fanverse21) June 7, 2022
These were a few reactions of the fans to the announcement of Joker 2. Are you excited to see the forthcoming movie? Do let us know what you think in the comments section below. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us to know more about the upcoming films and shows.