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    Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    RELEASE DATE: TBD
    STUDIO: Warner Bros. Pictures
    DIRECTOR: Todd Phillips
    MPAA RATING: N/A
    SCREENWRITERS: Todd Phillips, Scott Silver
    STARRING: Joaquin Phoenix
    GENRE: Action

    Plot Summary: The film centers around the iconic arch nemesis (Joaquin Phoenix) and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen, an exploration of a man disregarded by society is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale. The film will be the first film under a new banner that Warner Bros. has yet to name, but which will expand the canon of DC Comics properties and create unique storylines with different actors playing the characters.

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Can’t even picture Phoenix as Joker at all


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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)



    I could actually kind of see it with this graphic someone put together.

    I think he's a bit weird looking, so should be way better than Jared Leto.

    Now that acting I'm not sure about, al though I've always liked his acting.

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Phoenix is legit one of the best actors in the world and him being involved has me stoked for this.


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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Fuji Vice View Post
    Phoenix is legit one of the best actors in the world and him being involved has me stoked for this.


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    One of the best actors I've ever seen.

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mitchy Batshuayi View Post
    Can’t even picture Phoenix as Joker at all


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    He's a better actor than anyone who's ever touched the role and I'm including Heath in that.

    However, With Todd Phillips at the helm, and two other Joker projects in the works with Jared Leto still attached for some reason, I'm struggling to get excited about this.






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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    The only thing I meant by acting is how he portrays The Joker. Seems like a weird thing to tackle. I think he'd obviously be great, though.

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Jiggy View Post
    He's a better actor than anyone who's ever touched the role and I'm including Heath in that.
    I love Joaquin, but I wouldn't rate any of the performances I've seen of his over Nicholson in Cuckoo's Nest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marketh View Post
    I love Joaquin, but I wouldn't rate any of the performances I've seen of his over Nicholson in Cuckoo's Nest.
    Her is a fantastic performance considering it's a film with him on screen entirely.

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    It certainly is, and it did come to mind before I made that post.

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    I'm a sucker for a good origin story. More than happy to give this a chance.









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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Joaquin Phoenix was tied to the Joker for some time now and I was happy to hear that it is now confirmed for him playing the role. I think from all the roles I've seen from him, it was a Match made in heaven for him in this role. I wonder though and alot of people are wondering about this, and that is about the timeline of all of this and does it fit what is going on with the JL and all as a prequel or an alternate Universe type of thing hmm

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Shock View Post
    One of the best actors I've ever seen.

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    If you haven’t seen it yet, check out You Were Never Really Here. One of his best performances and a hell of a movie.


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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Marketh View Post
    I love Joaquin, but I wouldn't rate any of the performances I've seen of his over Nicholson in Cuckoo's Nest.
    And Nicholson has so much range he's played that same character for 40+ years






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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Don’t get me wrong I love the guy I just never really pictured him as Joker and still don’t. But then again I didn’t think Ledger would be a good Joker either so what do I know. Inb4 Grim says something about Ledger not being a good Joker


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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Fuji Vice View Post
    If you haven’t seen it yet, check out You Were Never Really Here. One of his best performances and a hell of a movie.


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    I'll take that offer Fuji now watch Blood In and Blood Out please just once.

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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Sadio HoHo View Post
    I'll take that offer Fuji now watch Blood In and Blood Out please just once.
    There is no such movie with that name


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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    Quote Originally Posted by Mitchy Batshuayi View Post
    There is no such movie with that name


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    Quote Originally Posted by Sadio HoHo View Post


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    That's Blood In Blood Out from not Blood In and Blood Out


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    Re: Joker Origin Movie (TBA)

    First official look at Joaquin Phoenix in ‘Joker’



    Hmm alrighty?

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