Joker: Folie À Deux, the extremely anticipated sequel to the 2019 hit Joker, simply obtained an official launch date. The follow-up movie is ready to launch on Oct. 4th, 2024, precisely 5 years after the unique movie, in line with stories from Deadline. The preliminary Joker film was launched in the identical month in 2019 and broke October’s home opening document with $96.2 million, finally raking in over $1 billion worldwide.
It is no shock that DC and Warner Bros. would stick with the identical game-plan because the predecessor, hoping to duplicate the primary movie’s success. The film was nominated for 11 Oscars, together with Finest Image, and snagged two Academy Awards, together with Finest Efficiency by an Actor in a Main Position with Joaquin Phoenix and Finest Authentic Rating. The Deadline report says manufacturing is on monitor to begin in December, with Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Philips returning to helm the movie.
Phoenix beforehand teased the movie in a really cryptic manner with The Playlist saying, ‘I imply, I dunno. From after we had been taking pictures, we began to — you already know, uhh, that is an fascinating man. There are some issues we may do with this man and will [explore] additional. However as as to if we truly will? I do not know.’
The course that Joker: Folie À Deux is headed is presently unknown, nevertheless, there are actually a number of thrilling methods to spin the character for a sequel.
Todd Philips Says a Joker Sequel Would Want a Sturdy Thematic Resonance
Joker was a heavy movie stuffed with darkish moments and sequences that allowed audiences an opportunity to ponder sure features of life. Todd Phillips desires followers to have the identical ideas when Joker 2 releases in theaters in 2024. Throughout a 2020 interview with CB, the filmmaker shared the weather within the film most important to him and the themes he would need to carry over right into a sequel.
«We’re open, I imply I would like to work with him on something, fairly frankly. So who is aware of? Nevertheless it must have an actual thematic resonance the best way this one did, finally being about childhood trauma and the shortage of affection, and the lack of empathy. All these issues are actually what made this film work for us, so we would should have one thing that had an equal thematic resonance.
The title, Joker: Folie À Deux, is a French reference for a medical time period pertaining to a psychological dysfunction that impacts two individuals, main many to consider the sequel might also deal with Harley Quinn. Moreover, rumors started circulating of Woman Gaga becoming a member of the solid, and the whole lot of the movie being a musical, though nothing is confirmed as of now. Audiences will know extra as info begins to launch relating to the anticipated sequel. Nevertheless, followers have over a two-year wait till Joker: Folie À Deux releases in theaters on Oct. 4th, 2024.