Todd Phillips reportedly returning to co-write Joker 2

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Todd Phillips, who co-wrote and directed 2019’s DC film Joker, is returning to write down its sequel, as per a report in The Hollywood Reporter. In a report about Hollywood’s strongest legal professionals in THR, an announcement says Phillips has struck a deal to co-write the sequel with Warner Bros.

It was first claimed in The Hollywood Reporter in November, 2019, {that a} sequel to the Joaquin Phoenix-starrer is within the works. It’s not clear if Phoenix shall be again to play the position. The primary movie ended on an ambiguous notice.

Phoenix instructed IndieWire in 2019 that the chances are “countless” for the sequel. He stated, “I don’t know that there’s [more to do],” Phoenix stated. “Me and Todd would nonetheless be taking pictures now if we might, proper? As a result of it appeared countless, the chances of the place we are able to go together with the character.”

Joker instructed the origin story of the Clown Prince of Crime, essentially the most well-known comic-book supervillain and the arch nemesis of Batman.

The movie was made on a funds of about 55 million {dollars}, and went on to gather 1.07 billion {dollars}. As a result of large distinction between its funds and gross assortment, it’s thought-about to be essentially the most worthwhile comic-book film ever.

Joker additionally generated a variety of controversy, as some critics claimed the movie aimed to humanise American real-life gun-toting mass murderers. However the movie acquired the last word acknowledgement – from the Academy within the type of 11 Oscar nominations.

Phoenix went on to clinch the Finest Actor Oscar, changing into the second actor after Heath Ledger to win an Oscar for his portrayal of Joker. Hildur Guðnadóttir, the movie’s composer additionally gained the Oscar for Finest Unique Rating.

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