Given the title, Joker: Folie à Deux, Director Todd Phillips officially confirmed the sequel of the record-breaking movie Joker.
This confirmation was made on Tuesday, June 7, 2022, putting an end to all the speculations about whether the sequel is in process.
The director confirmed this through his Instagram by sharing a photograph of the script, revealing only the title of the film, Joker: Folie à Deux. He added another black and white picture to the same post where the lead, Joaquin Phoenix, was seen reading a script while smoking a cigarette.
In the first film, Joker gave Phoenix an Oscar to take home for his performance. Joker scored 11 Oscar nominations to date, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay, and won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Naturally, the movie lists under the category of most successful film of all time, grossing over $1 Billion worldwide.
Many sequels are written and directed by other people, due to which their originality is lost. But Phillips won’t let that happen as the new film will be written by the originals – Phillips and Scott Silver.
The Most Awaited Sequel of Joker With Joaquin Phoenix Confirmed!
Fans are all crazed up and looking forward to this movie. However, there is a chance that the title given now may be temporary. When Joker was released, it got fans putting on makeup just like him and enacting his lines, and thus, Joker became something of an anarchist symbol! The temporary title is creating speculations among the fans as to what plot could the new movie be based on, and for the same, many fan theories are surfacing on the internet.
“Willem Dafoe as the second Joker?” one fan speculated in the comments. “I’ve been waiting for a film on the love story of Joker & Harley forever!!!!!!” another fan commented.
Joker is a movie of DC Extended Universe movies, a competitor of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This does not mean it has any less fanbase. According to Deadline, the script dated back to May 18, 2022, but Phoenix ‘read it a while ago, even though the studio is still negotiating a considerable amount for Phoenix to return to his role!
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