Pop star and actress Girl Gaga appeared to verify her casting within the upcoming movement image sequel to the Oscar-winning psychological thriller “Joker” on Thursday by posting a musical teaser on Twitter.
The musical clip depicts silhouettes dancing collectively to the tune of the music “Cheek to Cheek”, initially written by Irving Berlin in 1935 for the Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers film Prime Hat, with the names Phoenix and Gaga flashing on the display.
“Joker: Folie a Deux”, which is able to see Joaquin Phoenix reprise his function because the titular character, is ready for launch in theatres on Oct. 4, 2024.
Phoenix had first performed the function within the 2019 movie “Joker”, which earned him the Academy Award for greatest actor, depicted an origin story for the arch enemy of DC Comics’ superhero Batman.
No additional particulars concerning the sequel have been instantly made accessible by Warner Bros. However Hollywood commerce publication Selection has reported the brand new manufacturing will likely be a musical with Girl Gaga anticipated to play Joker’s co-conspirator, Harley Quinn.
If confirmed, Girl Gaga would be the latest in a protracted line of actresses who’ve performed or voiced the long-lasting character of Harley Quinn. Most lately, Margot Robbie performed the function of the ‘Crime Queen of Gotham Metropolis’ within the 2020 movie “Birds of Prey” and in “The Suicide Squad” the next 12 months.
It’s unclear if Robbie will proceed as Harley Quinn. Nonetheless, the Joker films that includes Phoenix are set in a separate cinematic universe, which might possible imply Robbie can nonetheless reprise her function as the long-lasting villain in any future films.
Folie à deux is a uncommon psychiatric syndrome often known as shared psychosis, possible hinting on the historically co-dependent relationship between Joker and Harley Quinn…Reuters