These are troubled times for DC Studiosbut within the management of James Gunn Y peter safran as co-chairs there seem to be two divisions of their superheroic Universe that they have no intention of messing up. One is batman and everything that can come from her at the hands of Matt Reeves (for now, a sequel and a series for HBO Max focused on the Penguin of Colin Farrel). And the other is, of course, joker. The origin story of the villain of Batman swept the box office in 2019 and also had an excellent career of prizes, from the golden lion in the venice festival until the oscar a Best Original Score Y best Actor for joaquin phoenix like the tormented Arthur Fleck. Of course there was going to be a sequel as soon as possible.todd phillips repeats as director and screenwriter in Joker: Folie à Deuxwhich maintains the role of Phoenix to bring his character to the Arkham Asylumwhere as we saw in the comics he will meet the doctor harleen quinzelsubsequently harley quinn. Lady Gaga He will be the one who plays the great love of the Joker, in a film that will flirt with the musical and which, according to a recent publication by Phillips, has already begun filming. Director of Hangover in Las Vegas has shared on his Instagram account a first image of Phoenix corresponding to the film, where we see him without a shirt being shaved by what appears to be an Arkham worker. Write Phillips next to the photo “Day 1, our boy”, confirming that filming has begun. Joker: Folie à Deux will narrate the romance of Joker and Harley Quinn, a character who within the DC Universe has become accustomed to being played by margot robbie. This actress, however, wanted to take a break with him from The Suicide Squad (directed by the aforementioned Gunn), and has wished Lady Gaga well as her successor. The film also has in the cast Brendan Gleeson Y Catherine Keenerand Warner Bros. has scheduled its release for the October 4, 2024.Do you want to be up-to-date with all the new movies and series? Sign up for our newsletter.