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Todd Phillips In No Hurry To Make Joker Sequel

Todd Phillips isn't in a rush to start work on a 'Joker' sequel.The film's success has led to speculation that Joaquin Phoenix will reprise the role as the villain, although Todd has given mixed messages...

Joaquin Phoenix Named Peta's Person Of The Year 2019

Joaquin Phoenix has been named PETA's Person of the Year for 2019.The 'Joker' star has been a vegan since he was three years old, and in light of his continued support of animal rights, non-profit...

Todd Phillips Dismisses Joker Sequel Rumours

Todd Phillips has played down rumours that he is working on a 'Joker' sequel.It was reported recently that the director had met with Warner Bros. film chief Toby Emmerich to discuss making another movie after...

Todd Phillips In Joker Sequel Discussions?

Todd Phillips is said to have been in discussions about a sequel to 'Joker'. The 48-year-old filmmaker is reported to have met with Warner Bros. film chief Toby Emmerich to chat about the potential to...

Joaquin Phoenix Uncomfortable With Violence In Joker

Joaquin Phoenix is uncomfortable with the amount of violence in 'Joker'.The 'Gladiator' star portrays the iconic villain in the film, which has received rave reviews but has caused controversy with its violence.Joaquin, 45, walked out...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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