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

'The Joker' poster. Photograph:( Twitter )

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

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.

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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.