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Robert De Niro ‘really loved’ The Joker script

Robert De Niro ‘really loved’ The Joker script

Robert De Niro "really loved" ‘The Joker’ script. The Hollywood veteran plays talk show host Murray Franklin in the upcoming movie based on the DC Comics villain (Joaquin Phoenix) – which doubles up as an origin movie – and director Todd Phillips has revealed the ‘Meet the Fockers’ star was impressed by his and Scott Silver’s screenplay. Todd tol... »

Zazie Beetz reveals Joker was re-written during filming

Zazie Beetz reveals Joker was re-written during filming

Zazie Beetz has revealed ‘Joker’ was re-written as they filmed the scenes. The 27-year-old actress plays Sophie Dumond in the Todd Phillips-directed project, which sees Joaquin Phoenix play the titular role, and has spilled that the movie was scripted as they went along. She told MTV news: "We rewrote the whole thing while we were shooting it. Literally, we would go into Todd [Phi... »

Joaquin Phoenix among nominees for Independent Spirit Awards

Joaquin Phoenix among nominees for Independent Spirit Awards

Joaquin Phoenix is among the nominees for the upcoming Independent Spirit Awards. The 44-year-old actor has been shortlisted for the Best Male Lead gong at the bash on February 23 for his starring role in the Lynne Ramsay-directed drama ‘You Were Never Really Here’, which also starred Ekaterina Samsonov. The movie is nominated for the Best Feature award while Ramsay has been shortliste... »

Douglas Hodge cast as Alfred Pennyworth in Joker

Douglas Hodge cast as Alfred Pennyworth in Joker

Douglas Hodge has been cast as Batman’s future butler Alfred Pennyworth in ‘Joker’. The 58-year-old actor – who previously starred in ‘Penny Dreadful’ – has been cast in the role of Batman’s iconic butler in the Todd Phillips-directed project, which sees Joaquin Phoenix star as the Joker. Dante Pereira-Olson – who played a young version of Joaq... »

Bradley Cooper to produce the Joker movie

Bradley Cooper to produce the Joker movie

Bradley Cooper is to serve as a producer for the ‘Joker’ movie. The 43-year-old actor – who recently made his directorial debut with ‘A Star Is Born’ – is set to produce the eagerly awaited origin movie through his Joint Effort production company, which is best-known for its involvement with the ‘Hangover’ franchise. The movie – which is set fo... »

Brett Cullen cast as Thomas Wayne in Joker

Brett Cullen cast as Thomas Wayne in Joker

Brett Cullen has been cast as Thomas Wayne in the ‘Joker’ movie. The 62-year-old actor – who previously played a congressman in Christopher Nolan’s ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ – has been handed the coveted role in the Todd Phillips-directed film, according to ComicBook.com. Alec Baldwin was also in the running for the role, but he dropped out of negotiations w... »

Todd Phillips releases first image of Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker

Todd Phillips releases first image of Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker

Todd Phillips has shared the first image of Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker. The 47-year-old director – who is set to write and direct the eagerly anticipated movie – has taken to Instagram to reveal an image of Joaquin in the guise of his on-screen character in ‘Joker’. In the shot – which is simply captioned "Arthur", presumably in reference to his name befor... »

Joaquin Phoenix says producers warned new movie ‘would be a real bummer’

Joaquin Phoenix says producers warned new movie ‘would be a real bummer’

Joaquin Phoenix was warned by producers that his latest movie would be "a real bummer". The 43-year-old actor stars as cartoonist John Callahan, who became a quadriplegic following an accident at the age of 21, in ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’, and Joaquin has admitted that Gus Van Sant had to convince producers that the movie was worth pursuing. He said... »

Alec Baldwin drops out of the Joker movie

Alec Baldwin drops out of the Joker movie

Alec Baldwin has dropped out of the ‘Joker’ movie. The 60-year-old actor was said to be in line to portray Thomas Wayne – the physician and philanthropist father of Bruce Wayne/ Batman, who will be played by Joaquin Phoenix in the hotly-anticipated movie – but he’s since decided to quit as he didn’t want to portray "some Donald Trump manque." Taking to... »

Alec Baldwin to star in The Joker

Alec Baldwin to star in The Joker

Alec Baldwin is set to star in ‘Joker’. The 60-year-old actor is said to be in line to portray Thomas Wayne, the physician and philanthropist father of Bruce Wayne/ Batman, who will be played by Joaquin Phoenix in the hotly-anticipated movie. According to Deadline, Baldwin’s role is yet to have been announced by Warner Bros., but he is expected to take on the part of Thomas, who,... »

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