Lady Gaga has finally confirmed that she will co-star with Joaquin Phoenix in the upcoming Joker sequel.
A day after Warner. Brothers announced that Joker: Foley Dex Coming out on October 4, 2024 — just five years after the release of the first film — the singer confirmed her long-standing co-starring role in the film in a tweet:
Joker: Foley Dex
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) 4 August 2022
The teaser is soundtracked by a big band rendition of the pop standard “Cheek to Cheek”, a song that gives its title to Lady Gaga’s debut duet album with Tony Bennett. (Likewise ironically, Gaga last appeared on the big screen in 2021 house of gucciIt was with another Joker, Jared Leto.)
However, Gaga did not specify which character she would play in the upcoming sequel: it is rumored – but unconfirmed – that she will be playing the lead. clown The universe’s version of Harley Quinn, a prison psychotherapist who, after treating the Joker, becomes involved in his chaotic crime; The film’s subtitle, Folie Deux, is a French term for a similar mental disorder that affects two different people. (Margot Robbie portrays the same character in the DC Cinematic Universe, which is different from both clown And Batman [which also has its own Joker, played by Barry Keoghan],
Also unconfirmed – but amplified by the teaser – are rumors that the Todd Phillips-directed sequel has musical elements, compared to its gritty, Scorsese-inspired predecessor.
News of the Joker sequel’s release date has struck a chord with fans of the DC movie, after news that filming has already bat girl The film will not be released in any capacity following a change in strategy at the recently merged Warner Bros.