'Joker' sequel news 'flat false' and 'click bait,' Todd Phillips didn't pitch DC origin stories

11/21/2019 12:00:00 AM

'Joker' sequel news 'flat false' and 'click bait,' Todd Phillips didn't pitch DC origin stories

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' Joker ' sequel news 'flat false' and 'click bait,' Todd Phillips didn't pitch DC origin stories

New, conflicting insider sources say director Todd Phillips hasn't even begun to plan a ' Joker ' sequel, let alone pitch additional DC character origin stories to Warner Bros.

Joker 2now exists in a state of limbo, rather than a near done deal. While its billion dollar box office performance leads many outlets to claim aJokersequel is an inevitability—Deadline included, who called it a"likely eventuality"—the latest information suggests planning for a

Jokersequel is either in very preliminary stages or hasn't happened at all.Joaquin Phoenix's Joker is not connected to the current DC Cinematic Universe,and not sequel to the 2019 Joker movie is in the works.Warner Bros.Deadline further called the claim that Phillips secured the rights to another DC story after a pitch to Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich"flat false."

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Todd Phillips in Talks to Direct Joker Sequel, with Joaquin Phoenix 'Likely' to ReturnTodd Phillips is in talks to direct the jokermovie sequel, with Joaquin Phoenix 'likely' reprising his role:

'Joker' Sequel Reportedly in the Works With Todd PhillipsIt looks like Joker Movie fans who are hoping for a sequel are going to have the last laugh.

sequel confirmation and its denunciation relying on unnamed sources, Joker 2 now exists in a state of limbo, rather than a near done deal.likely set to reprise his role.($1.'Joker' Sequel Being Explored by Todd Phillips, Warner Bros.

While its billion dollar box office performance leads many outlets to claim a Joker sequel is an inevitability—Deadline included, who called it a"likely eventuality"—the latest information suggests planning for a Joker sequel is either in very preliminary stages or hasn't happened at all. Joaquin Phoenix's Joker is not connected to the current DC Cinematic Universe,and not sequel to the 2019 Joker movie is in the works. A Joker sequel seemed inevitable as far as these things go, didn’t it? The film, bolstered by strong early praise on the festival circuit and a shocking performance from Phoenix, became one of the most hyped-up, hotly debated movies of the year. Warner Bros. The unexpected bounty also is generating a huge payday for Phillips, 48. Deadline further called the claim that Phillips secured the rights to another DC story after a pitch to Warner Bros. The blockbuster’s ending (spoiler-ish alert?) certainly leaves things open-ended enough for a follow-up film about Joker, who settles into his new identity and raises all kinds of hell in the film’s third act. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich"flat false..

" According to their sources, Phillips"hasn't even considered overseeing other DC character films" and hasn't begun developing a Joker sequel with co-writer Scott Silver. is currently working on a stand-alone Batman film starring Robert Pattinson.5 million worldwide in 2009 off a $35 million budget (the trilogy took in $1. In October, Phillips told there would not be any Joker sequel."We really like that this movie lives on its own," he said. Deadline compared the report of Phillips pitching additional DC origin stories (many have suggested Lex Luthor as a possible subject) to false reports that Martin Scorsese had considered directing Joker —already a homage to his movies Taxi Driver . But Penny Fleck might not have been telling the truth, given the Fleck family propensity to imagine things that haven't taken place).