Todd Philips, who directed all three movies in "The Hangover" trilogy, is on board to direct. Philips also helmed films like "Road Trip" and "Old School", suggesting the as-yet-unnamed Joker movie will have a comedic bent.
News is beginning to circulate stating that Todd Phillips has targeted who he hopes to take on the role of the Clown Prince of Crime. While "Suicide Squad" star Jared Leto isn't reprising the role in this particular project, another Academy Award victor is poised to take over. Jared Leto's Joker will appear in any DCEU films, including Suicide Squad 2, should the character make an appearance in the film.
Joaquin Phoenix In Talks To Play Joker In Todd Phillips' Standalone Film
It's further said that after thinking it over, Joaquin Phoenix has agreed to play the Joker role.
The Joker has been played by a number of top actors, most notably Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger.
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Ryan Carpenter and Jonathan Marchessault scored in the third period for Vegas, which almost rallied from a three-goal deficit. He also got some help from the iron behind him, as Kessel hit a crossbar in the first period and a post in the second.
Leonardio DiCaprio was reportedly considered for the role before Phillips approached Phoenix. Initial reports indicated that Phillips movie would be executive produced by Martin Scorsese.
That makes the entire concept of a Joker origin film a bit easier to swallow, and since Batman's most famous and enduring nemesis has had perhaps the widest variety of takes of any superhero comic book character ever, it's not hard to see how it could work. The Joker has been iconically portrayed by many different actors over the years. Instead, Warner Bros.is aiming to create a new imprint to tell stories of other characters in the DC canon, separate from any of their existing cinematic universes. If Phillips is able to ultimately nab Phoenix for the role, this would be his first comic book movie bout, as Phoenix previously turned down the roles of Lex Luthor for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice and Marvel Studios' Doctor Strange.
First modern Britons had dark skin, blue eyes, DNA analysis reveals
The skeleton's genetic profile places him among the Mesolithic-era Europeans and describes him as a "Western Hunter-Gatherer". The researchers say the evidence suggests that Europeans' light skin coloring developed much later than experts had thought.
Maldives' top judge arrested as state of emergency declared
Early on Tuesday opposition leader Maumoon Abdul Gayoom was charged with bribery and attempting to overthrow the government, his lawyer said on Twitter .