JOKER Sequel: Todd Phillips Reveals Script and Title

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Via his Instagram, director Todd Phillips has revealed the (working?) title for the sequel to 2019’s JOKER via a picture of the script’s cover. He also included a picture of star Joaquin Phoenix apparently reading the script.  Check it out below…

 

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JOKER over $1 billion worldwide and earned 12 Oscar nominations — including for best picture, best director for Phillips, and best-adapted screenplay for Phillips and Scott Silver. Phoenix won the Oscar for best actor.

I loved the film, but I’ve never been keen on a sequel because I feel that one would take away one of the main things about JOKER that made it so great: The ambiguity of whether Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck imagined the whole thing in his head.  Hopefully, Phillips and company can prove me wrong.

“Folie à Deux” literally translates as “shared madness.”  I won’t speculate what the subtitle means in terms of the sequel’s plot/storyline, but feel free to discuss that in the comments section below. – Bill “Jett” Ramey

 

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Lifelong Batman fan Bill "Jett" Ramey is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Batman-On-Film.com. His passions include Dallas Cowboys football, Elvis Presley, Rock music, cold beer, dive bars, the University of Texas Longhorns, and of course, Batman. He resides in the great state of Texas with his lovely wife ("Announcer Rachel") and his .5 Boston Terrier.