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Joker becomes the most profitable comic book movie ever

Joker becomes the most profitable comic book movie ever

‘Joker’ has become the most profitable comic book movie of all time. The Todd Phillips-directed film – which stars Joaquin Phoenix as the titular character – is said to have been on track to have earned as much as $957 million at the box office by the end of November 8, according to Forbes. The much-discussed movie was made on a budget of $62.5 million, and has already over... »

Martin Scorsese turned down Joker movie

Martin Scorsese turned down Joker movie

Martin Scorsese turned down the chance to direct ‘Joker’ because he didn’t have the time to commit to the project. It had been rumoured that the legendary 76-year-old director could helm the project about the genesis of Batman’s greatest foe, who is played by Joaquin Phoenix, but ultimately he handed it over to Todd Phillips as he couldn’t fit it into his schedule. In... »

Joaquin Phoenix hints at Joker sequel

Joaquin Phoenix hints at Joker sequel

Joaquin Phoenix has teased the possibility of a ‘Joker’ sequel. The ‘Gladiator’ star admitted that he had discussed potential sequels with director Todd Phillips before ‘Joker’ had even been released. Speaking to the Los Angeles Times, Joaquin, 45, said: "Long before the release or before we had any idea if it would be successful, we talked about sequels. &... »

National Film and TV Awards nominations pits Joaquin Phoenix against Cardi B

National Film and TV Awards nominations pits Joaquin Phoenix against Cardi B

Cardi B and Joaquin Phoenix have been nominated for the National Film & TV Awards 2019. The ‘Hustlers’ star and ‘Joker’ actor find themselves competing for the best movie performance prize as voting is now open ahead of the ceremony on December 2 at the Globe Theatre in Los Angeles. They’re joined on the list by Phoenix’s co-star Robert De Niro, while ‘... »

Robert Pattinson hints that he will play a darker Batman

Robert Pattinson hints that he will play a darker Batman

Robert Pattinson has hinted that his Batman could have a dark side. The ‘Twilight’ star will play the caped crusader in Matt Reeves’ forthcoming film, ‘The Batman’ and has described his version of the iconic hero as "complicated character". In an interview with ‘The New York Times’, Robert said: "Batman’s not a hero. He’s a compl... »

Joaquin Phoenix in minor crash

Joaquin Phoenix in minor crash

Joaquin Phoenix hit a fire department truck with his car on Tuesday (08.10.19). The ‘Joker’ actor was making a right turn out of a West Hollywood car park when his Tesla scraped the bumper of the unoccupied vehicle. According to TMZ, Joaquin parked up again and tracked down the paramedics, who were on a call, and explained he had misjudged and not made a wide enough turn. Police were c... »

Jared Leto ‘upset’ by new ‘Joker’

Jared Leto ‘upset’ by new ‘Joker’

Jared Leto was "upset" about by the new ‘Joker’ film. The ’30 Seconds to Mars’ frontman portrayed the iconic villain in 2016′s ‘Suicide Squad’, but was reportedly left feeling "alienated and upset" when he learnt that he wouldn’t be involved in the film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Joaquin Phoenix plays the Joker in the T... »

Marc Maron responds to Todd Phillips’ ‘woke’ Hollywood claims

Marc Maron responds to Todd Phillips’ ‘woke’ Hollywood claims

Marc Maron thinks you can still "take chances" with comedy, following Todd Phillips’ claims that Hollywood has become too "woke". The ‘Joker’ star has fired back at the filmmaker’s claims that "woke culture" was killing comedy, insisting there are still many opportunities for comedy. In his original interview, ‘Joker’ director Phill... »

Mark Hamill heaps praise on Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker performance

Mark Hamill heaps praise on Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker performance

Mark Hamill has hailed Joaquin Phoenix’s "brilliant" depiction of the Joker. The 68-year-old actor began voicing the iconic character in ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ in 1992, and has heaped praise on Joaquin’s performance in the Todd Phillips-directed movie. Mark – who is best known for playing Luke Skywalker in the ‘Star Wars’ films – wro... »

Joaquin Phoenix can’t imagine not acting

Joaquin Phoenix can’t imagine not acting

Joaquin Phoenix "can’t imagine" a life without acting. The ‘Joker’ star admits he isn’t sure what he would be doing if he hadn’t made it as an actor and feels "super lucky" that it’s his job. He said: "It’s hard for me not to get sentimental about acting, because this industry has provided me with so much. I can’t imagine a l... »

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