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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Todd Phillips Surprised By Criticism Of Violence In Joker

Todd Phillips has been surprised by the criticism of 'Joker' because when making the film he believed that his depiction of the ''real-world implications'' of violence were a needed departure from the glorification of it...

Joaquin Phoenix's Dog Allergic To Sunlight

Joaquin Phoenix's dog is allergic to sunlight.The 'Joker' star has two canine companions, Oskar and Soda, and he has to keep the latter - a white pit bull mix he rescued from being euthanised 13...

Todd Phillips Says 'Woke Culture' Has Killed Comedy

Todd Phillips says that ''woke culture'' has ruined comedy filmmaking.The American director made his name in Hollywood with outrageous comedies such as 'Road Trip', 'Old School' and 'The Hangover' trilogy but he won't be returning...

Joaquin Phoenix Thought Rooney Mara 'Despised' Him

Joaquin Phoenix thought Rooney Mara ''despised'' him when they first met.The 44-year-old actor met his now-fiancee when they worked on 2013 movie her and he initially mistook her shyness for a very different feeling.In a...

Matt Reeves 'Lining Up More Villains' For The Batman

Matt Reeves' 'Batman' film will reportedly feature more villains.'The Batman' will be released in 2021 with Robert Pattinson as the caped crusader and the director is hoping to include more of Batman's nemesis in the...

Robert De Niro Weighs In On Joker Controversy

Robert De Niro says audiences will understand 'Joker' once they've watched the movie.The 76-year-old actor - who plays late night talk show host Murray Franklin in the upcoming comic book thriller - has opened...

Todd Philips: Joker Is 'Real Movie' Disguised As 'Comic Book Film'

Todd Phillips says 'Joker' is a ''real movie'' disguised as a ''comic book film''.The filmmaker is at the helm of the highly anticipated DC blockbuster, and he has responded to recent criticism that the movie...

Joaquin Phoenix Actually Wanted To Gain Weight For Joker Role

Joaquin Phoenix wanted to gain weight for 'Joker'.The 44-year-old actor ended up losing 52lbs to play the title role in the Clown Prince of Crime's highly anticipated standalone blockbuster, but he admitted initially he hoped...

Jonah Hill In Talks For The Batman

Jonah Hill is in talks to join 'The Batman'. The 35-year-old star is said to have entered negotiations with Warner Bros. about taking on the role of a villain in Matt Reeves' comic book blockbuster,...

Joaquin Phoenix Ponders His Joker Meeting Batman

Joaquin Phoenix thinks his Joker ''would feel a surge of excitement'' meeting Batman for the first time.The 44-year-old actor takes on the title role of the Crown Prince of Crime in Todd Phillips' comic book...

Joaquin Phoenix's 'Horrible' Joker Diet

Joaquin Phoenix lived on ''lettuce, asparagus and apples'' to slim down for 'Joker'.The Oscar-winning actor previously revealed he'd lost over 50lbs for his lead role in the movie and has admitted he undertook a ''horrible...

Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Follow Up

Joaquin Phoenix is set to follow up 'The Joker' with an untitled drama.The 44-year-old actor will work with '20th Century Women' director Mike Mills on his latest feature, which is set to start shooting later...

Joaquin Phoenix 'Terrified' About Joker Role

Joaquin Phoenix says playing The Joker is ''terrifying''.The 44-year-old actor admitted he had no real preconceptions going into the title role in Todd Phillips' upcoming DC Comics blockbuster tackling the origin of Batman's greatest villain,...

Todd Phillips Begged Joaquin Phoenix To Take Joker Role

Todd Phillips was ''basically begging'' Joaquin Phoenix to star in 'Joker'.The blockbuster director has admitted it was a challenge to convince the 44-year-old actor to take on the role of the iconic Batman villain in...

Joaquin Phoenix Pays Tribute To Brother

Joaquin Phoenix will always be ''indebted'' to his late brother River Phoenix.The 'Joker' star recalled how his older sibling - who died from an overdose in October 1993 - urged him to start acting again...

Todd Phillips Rules Out Joker And Batman Film With Phoenix And Pattinson

Todd Phillips has ruled out a movie starring Joaquin Phoenix's Joker and Robert Pattinson's Batman.The pair take on the roles of the super-villain and Caped Crusader in 'Joker' and 'The Batman' respectively, but the helmer...

Joker Wins The Golden Lion At The Venice Film Festival

'Joker' has won the Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival.The Todd Phillips-directed movie - which stars Joaquin Phoenix as the titular character - claimed the coveted gong at the annual film festival in...

Joaquin Phoenix Wanted 'Unidentifiable' Joker

Joaquin Phoenix wanted to make sure his version of the Joker ''wasn't identifiable''.The 44-year-old actor is taking on the iconic role as Batman's most famous foe in the upcoming DC Comics origins story simply titled...

Joaquin Phoenix Went 'Mad' With Joker Preparation

Joaquin Phoenix ''started to go mad'' while preparing for his lead role in 'Joker'.The 44-year-old actor shed 52lbs to portray Batman's most famous foe in the upcoming DC Comics origins story and admitted his rapid...

Dave Bautista Wants Clayface Role In Standalone Movie

Dave Bautista wants to play Clayface in a standalone movie.The 'Guardians of the Galaxy' star has admitted he would be up for swapping the Marvel Cinematic Universe for DC Comics if it meant he could...

Joaquin Phoenix Was Hesitant About Starring As Joker

Joaquin Phoenix was hesitant about taking on the role of Joker.The 44-year-old actor plays the mentally ill stand-up comedian in the upcoming origin 'Joker' film and he has admitted, in hindsight, he was probably filled...

Todd Phillips Says There's Joker Sequel Potential

Todd Phillips thinks there's potential for a 'Joker' sequel. The psychological thriller isn't set for release until later this year, but the 48-year-old director is convinced there could be a follow-up if Joaquin Phoenix -...

Joaquin Phoenix Thinks 'People Will Be Mad' With Joker Movie

Joaquin Phoenix thinks ''people are gonna be mad'' that 'Joker' doesn't ''follow anything'' from the original comic books. The 44-year-old actor fears that the upcoming movie based on the origin of the DC Comics villain...

Joaquin Phoenix And Rooney Mara Are Engaged

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara are engaged.The 'Joker' actor and the 'Girl With The Dragon Tattoo' actress are set to tie the knot, three years after they started dating, US Weekly reports.Joaquin and Rooney were...

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...

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