Joker: Folie a Deux – Lady Gaga in Talks to Play Harley Quinn in Joaquin Phoenix, Todd Phillips’ Film

Joker: Folie a Deux - Lady Gaga in Talks to Play Harley Quinn in Joaquin Phoenix, Todd Phillips' Film

American singer Lady is early talks to join Joker: Folie a Deux, a musical sequel to director Todd Phillips’ 2019 blockbuster, as Joker’s partner--crime, Harley Quinn. According to Varitey, after Phillips posted the screenplay cover on Instagram on June 7, rumours that Harley Quinn will star the film began to circulate. The subtitle, Folie a Deux, refers to a shared delusional disease, and Quinn, a character first introduced for ‘Batman: The Animated Series’ the early 1990s, has been Joker’s only actual partner – aside from Batman. Hugh Jackman To Skip Broadway’s The Music Man Performance Due to Testing Positive for COVID-19 Again.

Making Joker 2 a musical is another brave move by Phillips, who reframed the Dark Knight’s number one villain as a loner anti-hero and hit gold at the movie office (with $1 billion worldwide grosses) and the Oscars (with 12 nominations and two wins) when he did so. Joaquin Phoenix won the best actor for his portrayal of the Joker, aka Arthur Fleck; he’s poised to reprise his role, though his contract hasn’t been finalised yet.

All other information about ‘Folie a Deux’ has been kept under wraps, so it’s unclear whether will also contribute music to the project, although it’s a fair guess that she will. Phillips collaborated with Gaga as one of the producers on the 2018 film ‘A Star Is Born,’ which earned Gaga an Oscar nomination for best actress and an Oscar victory for original song.Bradley Cooper, the star and director of that film, was also a producer on Joker, but it’s unknown how much of a role he’ll have in Folie a DeuxKanye West Slams Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted for Plagiarizing Yeezy Designs, Says He Won’t Stand for This ‘Blatant Copying’ Anymore.

For Warner Bros., Harley Quinn has proven to be a long-lasting character. Margot Robbie has performed the part three times, 2016’s Suicide Squad, 2020’s Birds of Prey, and 2021’s The Suicide Squad, and Kaley Cuoco voices the character on HBO’s Harley Quinn, which will air Season 3 later this year, as reported by Variety. Phillips’ Joker films, on the other hand, live their own fictional universe from the rest of DC’s offerings, much as how Robert Pattinson’s ‘The Batman’ can coexist with Michael Keaton’s version of the character, who will appear in 2023’s The . (ANI)

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