Girl Gaga may be the most recent star to enter the DC world of superheroes and villains, as she circles the function of Harley Quinn for the upcoming Joker sequel.
In keeping with the Hollywood Reporter (THR), Gaga is in talks to play the Joker’s sidekick and love curiosity alongside Joaquin Phoenix within the second film.
In keeping with the report, Gaga’s Quinn can be a very totally different model from Margot Robbie’s incarnation within the Suicide Squad franchise, becoming into the format of the primary Joker film that noticed Phoenix play the Joker inside his personal universe, separate from different DC characters.
Director Todd Phillips revealed on social media the working title for the sequel — Joker: Folie à Deux — which references a psychiatric syndrome the place two individuals share a psychosis or delusional dysfunction.
At first blush, Gaga could seem to be an uncommon casting alternative for the function of Harley Quinn, however THR additionally shared that the sequel might be a musical.
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If it goes forward, it received’t be the primary time a personality from the Joker’s world has been performed by a number of individuals. Each Phoenix and Jared Leto have performed the title function.
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Phillips and Gaga have labored collectively earlier than. Phillips was a producer on 2018’s A Star is Born, which starred Gaga alongside Bradley Cooper. Bradley Cooper was additionally a producer on the primary Joker film.
The unique Joker was an surprising runaway hit, receiving 11 Oscar nominations and two wins, together with a Finest Actor in a Main Position victory for Phoenix.
Phoenix’s portrayal of the the mentally unsound Arthur Fleck/Joker character earned him an eight-minute standing ovation on the Joker premiere on the annual Italian movie competition in 2019.
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