Lady Gaga In Talks to Play Harley Quinn in Joker 2 – Currently Intended as a Musical
Woman Gaga is reportedly in early speak to star as Harley Quinn opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Warner Bros.’s planned sequel, Joker: Folie à deux.
Girl Gaga might appear in Warner Bros.’s upcoming Joker follow up.
According to The Hollywood Musician, press reporter and also actor Lady Gaga is presently in extremely early speak with show up in director Todd Phillips’ Joker follow up as Harley Quinn, contrary Joaquin Phoenix. However, sources report that Warner Bros. and also Phoeniz have yet to close an offer on the actor’s return for the follow up which is additionally reportedly being prepared as a music.
Phillips officially verified that a follow-up to 2019’s Joker would certainly be progressing under the working title Joker: Folie à deux, named for a phenomenon in which two or even more people, normally family members, experience a comparable or the same mental illness. Phoenix az has not officially signed onto the film, Phillips did share a picture of the actor reading the script, which was created by Phillips and also Scott Silver.
Information of a Joker follow up came after records that greenlighting a follow-up to Joker was a concern for the brand-new Warner Bros. Exploration CEO David Zaslav. When it was launched in cinemas in 2019, Joker earned over $1 billion at the around the world ticket office, making it the highest-grossing DC film ever before. Meant to function as an origin tale to the notorious Batman bad guy, Joker is set in a self-supporting world indicated to be entirely different from movies like Zack Snyder’s Justice League as well as Matt Reeves’ The Batman.
In a 2019 meeting, Phillips claimed that he was open to a Joker sequel, in spite of his purpose that the initial movie be an open-and-shut story. “When a motion picture does $1 billion and also set you back $60 million to make, of course it comes up,” claimed Phillips. It would certainly have to have a genuine thematic resonance the means this one did, inevitably being concerning childhood years trauma as well as the lack of love, as well as the loss of empathy.”
Phoenix, that depicted Arthur Fleck/Joker in the film, is currently reading the sequel’s manuscript, he has previously expressed uncertainties about the opportunity of a Joker follow-up. “But as to whether we actually will? I don’t understand.”
Joker: Folie à Deux does not have a launch day.