Joker (2019 movie)

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Joker
Directed byTodd Phillips
Produced by
Written by
Based onCharacters
by DC Comics
Starring
Music byHildur Guðnadóttir
CinematographyLawrence Sher
Edited byJeff Groth
Production
companies
Distributed byWarner Bros. Pictures
Release date
  • August 31, 2019 (2019-08-31) (Venice)
  • October 4, 2019 (2019-10-04) (United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$55 million[1]

Joker is an upcoming 2019 American crime-drama movie based on the DC Comics character of the same name. It is to be the first movie in a series of DC-based movies separate from the shared DC Extended Universe (DCEU).

The movie is directed by Todd Phillips. It stars Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker, along with Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham.[2]

Martin Scorsese was also attached to produce, although he dropped out in July 2018. Joker is scheduled to be released on October 4, 2019.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kit, Borys (June 13, 2018). "Warner Bros. Shifts DC Strategy Amid Executive Change-Up". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
  2. Ashurst, Sam; Chapman, Matt (August 30, 2018). "Joaquin Phoenix's Joker film release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know". Digital Spy. Retrieved September 16, 2018.
  3. McClintock, Pamela; Kit, Borys (June 18, 2018). "'Joker' Origin Movie Lands Fall 2019 Release Date". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 18, 2018.