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Warner Bros. Sets Joker Rerelease for Friday, January 17

Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative’s Joker will return to more than 750 cinemas across North America beginning Friday, January 17. The Joker rerelease comes as the film has garnered numerous awards and award nominations across all categories, among them: 11 Academy Award and BAFTA Award nominations — including Best Picture — more …

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Joker Digital and Blu-ray Release Dates Announced

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the Joker Digital and Blu-ray release dates. You’ll be able to own Joker on Digital December 17 (pre-order here) and on Blu-ray, DVD and 4K January 7th (pre-order here). You can check out the video announcing the Joker Digital and Blu-ray release dates below. The Todd Phillips-directed film has earned a massive …

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Joker Sequel in the Works with Todd Phillips Returning to Direct

With a massive worldwide box office take of $1.018 billion and a budget of just $60 million, it’s no surprise that Warner Bros. Pictures looks to be moving forward with a Joker sequel. According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Todd Phillips will return and the studio has sequel options on Joker star Joaquin Phoenix. The trade says that …

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Joker Surpasses the $800 Million Mark Worldwide

Since its opening earlier this month, Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures and BRON Creative’s Joker has been a powerhouse across the globe, passing the milestone $800 million mark, making it the highest-grossing R-rated film of all time worldwide at $804.4 million and counting. The announcement was made today by Toby Emmerich, Chairman, Warner Bros. …

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Joker Laughs Its Way to $39.9 Million on Opening Day

Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow’s Joker laughed its way to $39.9 million on Friday at 4,374 theaters. $3.5 million of the total came from 392 IMAX theaters. The film is on track to set a new October opening record, which is currently held by Sony Pictures’ Venom with $80.3 million. Venom grossed $32.5 million its first day. The Todd …

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Joker Soundtrack Released Digitally and Coming to Vinyl in December

While the movie is already breaking October records, WaterTower Music has announced the digital release (order here) of the Joker soundtrack, which features an original score by Emmy Award-winning composer Hildur Guðnadóttir (Chernobyl, Sicario: Day of the Soldado). Guðnadóttir’s composition features the cello as the centerpiece of the score, leading string-based melodies played by a symphony orchestra of …

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The Joker IMAX Poster Brings the Heat

Following yesterday’s photos (you can view them in the gallery below), the new Joker IMAX poster has now also arrived. The highly-anticipated film will be released globally in IMAX theaters for one week only starting on October 3rd. You can view the full Joker IMAX poster in the gallery below. The Warner Bros. Pictures film stars Oscar nominee …

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New Joker Banner and Why Joaquin Phoenix Would Walk Off the Set

Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed the new Joker banner that you are likely to see on billboards in many cities. You can view the full Joker banner in the gallery below. Also, in an interview with star Joaquin Phoenix at the New York Times, director Todd Phillips is also asked about the actor and had an interesting …

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Joker Review: Joaquin Phoenix Astounds in Todd Phillips Film

It’s a rare occurrence when you watch a film and realize that you’ve spoken out loud about it before it’s over. I apologize to the person sitting next to me, but I think he totally understood. There was a moment while watching Joker when the screen went black and a breathless “wow” came out of my …

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More Joker Posters Featuring Joaquin Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck

Following the final trailer, Warner Bros. Pictures has revealed more Joker posters that you can view in the gallery below. The two new Joker posters are in addition to the one that was released with the trailer yesterday. The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De …

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Watch Joaquin Phoenix in the New Joker Trailer!

Following some teaser clips this weekend, Warner Bros. Pictures has now released the full new Joker trailer. You can watch the new Joker trailer using the player below and you’ll find the new poster in the gallery underneath! The teaser trailer for the film can still be found here. The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Joaquin …

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Joker Clips Tease a New Trailer for this Wednesday

Over the weekend, director Todd Phillips posted six Joker clips on Instagram which you can view below. In each one of the Joker clips, fans noticed something flashing, and if you put those frames together, you’ll get the message above – a new trailer is coming this Wednesday, August 28th! In case you missed it, the Motion …

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Joker Rating Confirmed to Be R by the MPAA

The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) has revealed the official Joker rating, which is R for “strong bloody violence, disturbing behavior, language and brief sexual images.” The highly-anticipated film opens in theaters on October 4. The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, …

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Joker Promo Image and How Phoenix Prepared for the Character

A new Joker promo image is gracing the cover of Italian newspaper la Repubblica‘s weekly supplement called Il Venerdì. In the article accompanying the image, star Joaquin Phoenix also talked about how he prepared for the role, specifically his laugh. “I started from here,” he said. “I saw videos showing people suffering from pathological laughter, a psychic dysfunction …

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Joker Plot Does Not Follow Anything from the Comics

Following the debut of the magazine’s Joker newsstand and subscriber covers, Empire has revealed more from their interview with director Todd Phillips. The filmmaker says that the Joker plot does not come at all from the comics. “We didn’t follow anything from the comic books, which people are gonna be mad about,” Phillips says. “We just wrote our …

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Todd Phillips Posts New Pic of Joaquin Phoenix in Joker

Director Todd Phillips posted a pic on Instagram of Joaquin Phoenix’s character applying white makeup in Joker. You can check out the post below. The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and it is directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Phillips. Joker centers around the …

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The Joker Teaser Trailer Featuring Joaquin Phoenix!

It’s here! Get your first look at the Joker teaser trailer in the player below! The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and it is directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips. Joker centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone …

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Check Out the New Joker Poster, Teaser Coming Tomorrow

Today we have a brand new Joker poster, with a teaser trailer promised for tomorrow. The news and Joker poster come to us from director Todd Phillips’ Instagram account. Scroll down to take a look. The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and it is directed, …

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New Joker Photo Released by Director Todd Phillips

Director Todd Phillips has released a new Joker photo from the edit bay! You can view the new Joker photo featuring Joaquin Phoenix in the gallery below. The Warner Bros. Pictures release stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and it is directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips. Joker centers …

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Chris Hemsworth to Play Hulk Hogan in Todd Phillips’ Biopic

Chris Hemsworth is set to play wrestling superstar Hulk Hogan in a biopic that will be directed by Todd Phillips, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie will reunite Phillips with writer Scott Silver, who wrote the filmmaker’s upcoming Joker. The Netflix film will be produced by Michael Sugar via his Sugar23, and Phillips and Bradley Cooper …

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