The First Photos And Video Footage Of Joaquin Phoenix As The Joker

September 23, 2018

Warner Bros. has just started filming Joker and released the first photos and video footage of Joaquin Phoenix as the notorious Gotham City villain.

Joker is an origin film about Batman's archenemy set to be released in October 2019.

Director Todd Phillips and producer Martin Scorsese's biopic will reportedly be set in the '80s, and "it will portray the iconic villain as a failed stand-up comic who turns to a life of crime and chaos after bombing with audiences," Digital Spy reports.

Here is the first look of Phoenix on set in full makeup:

Needless to say, people are getting excited about this film.

Todd Phillips, who directed The Hangover and Old School, is directing the new Joker film, which will have a budget of around $55 million.

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