The expected Joker: Madness for twosequel to the acclaimed 2019 film directed by Todd Phillips, is gearing up to welcome a high-profile new performer to the cast.
As reported by Varietythe irish actor Brendan Gleeson officially enters the cast of the film, alongside the demented protagonist played once again by Joaquin Phoenix. The actor, now sixty-seven years old, is particularly known to the general public for having already been the face of Alastor “Evil Eye” Moody in the saga of Harry Potterwhile the role assigned to him in the film is still strictly reserved for him.
Joker: Madness for two will again be led by Todd Phillips and produced by Martin Scorsese. After a lengthy pre-production period, filming on the film will begin in December, while the cast will once again see the return of Joaquin Phoenix in the role of the protagonist assisted by Lady Gaga. When his entrance was announced, it was thought that he would play a new incarnation of Harley Quinn, but a few days later the complete lack of basis for the indiscretion was confirmed. The well-known pop star’s mere presence, however, still indirectly confirms what the tone of the film might be.
Self Joker in 2019 he inserted the origins of the notorious DC criminal into a story heavily indebted to two iconic works by Martin Scorsese such as Taxi driver And king for one nightits sequel seems rather oriented to offer a similar approach to that of great musicals Broadway, like West Side Story or Singing in the Rain.
Apart from these speculations, the plot is still shrouded in complete secrecy, although an important clue seems to be contained in the official title of the film. This is inspired by a French clinical term that identifies a very particular psychiatric condition, characterized by the transference of the condition from one patient to another. Could this be the prelude to the inclusion of Harley Quinn in the film? In the meantime, we remind you that the film will be released in theaters on October 4, 2024.
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