Todd Philips, Joaquin Phoenix likely to reunite for 'Joker' sequel

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Nov 21, 2019, 03.01 PM(IST)

'The Joker' poster. Photograph:( Twitter )

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Talks of a sequel have been in the news ever since the film was discussed at almost every film festival this year and there is a buzz of the film making it the Oscars in the top categories, including best film and best actor. 

After Todd Philips’ ‘Joker’ became the most critically acclaimed film of the year and highest-grossing R-rated film of all time with more than $1 billion in the box office, there are talks for a sequel. It's India numbers are also great as it is biggest DC comics character based film of all-time in the country. 

Talks of a sequel have been in the news ever since the film 'Joker' was discussed at almost every film festival this year and there is a buzz of the film making it the Oscars in the top categories, including best film and best actor. 

Now, according to a report in the Hollywood Reporter, a sequel is most likely getting formalised as the makers are in a final-stage discussion process. The report asserts that the director-actor duo is “likely to reteam”. How excited are we if this news? 

Reportedly, the director will write the screenplay to the 'Joker' sequel along with co-writer Scott Silver, with whom he worked on the original’s script. 

Meanwhile, DC is going to get a fresh lease of life with the caped crusader Batman already being shot by Matt Reeves, with Robert Pattinson in the lead.