Get ready for a DC Comics-inspired story unlike any other as the first trailer for Joker has officially arrived. Warner Bros. has officially released the first trailer for the upcoming
After director Todd Phillips broke the Internet last fall by sharing a teaser video of star Joaquin Phoenix in costume, expectations have been pretty high for Joker. The film is set to be a dark cautionary tale about the iconic DC Comics villain, which will be unconnected from the larger DC Extended Universe.
Phoenix will star as Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian whose descent into madness turns him into the villain. Joining Phoenix in the film are Zazie Beetz, Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy, and Marc Maron.
“I wouldn’t quite classify this as like any genre," Phoenix said in an interview last year. "I wouldn’t say it’s a superhero movie, or a studio movie or a … It feels unique, and I think more
“I take a lot of time and consideration when making decisions and what I’m gonna work on,
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Joker will be released on October 10th. Other upcoming DC films include Shazam! on April 5th, Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) on February 7, 2020, Wonder Woman 1984 on June 5, 2020, The Batman on June 25, 2021, The Suicide Squad on August 6, 2021, and Aquaman 2 on December 16, 2022.