The Joker's appearances in previous DC Comics films are often obscured with mystery, allowing viewers to create their own backstory for the character instead of having it explicitly laid out. The studio describes Phillips" film as being an "exploration of a man disregarded by society [that] is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.' Phillips and Scott Silver co-wrote the script.
Nobody really wants an origin movie about The Joker. Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy are reportedly where the project is drawing its inspiration from.
On a related note, if you don't consider Phoenix one of the finest actors of his generation, I don't trust your opinion on anything.
Cyclist Ignores Lift Bridge Warnings, Falls into the Gap
A woman has been treated for facial injuries after trying to ride her bike on a rising drawbridge in the USA . As the video continues, the woman and her bike disappear in the gap between the road and the raised bridge.
For now, that's all we've got, but seeing as how SDCC 2018 just started, we shouldn't be surprised if we end up hearing a bit more about Joker before the week wraps. Jack Nicholson, Heath Ledger, and Jared Leto have all played the Clown Prince of Crime in the span of almost 30 years. Probably because Jared Leto is still playing The Joker in the DCEU.
Budgeted at a relatively modest $55 million, the Joker will take a darker approach than the DC Extended Universe films centered around Justice League.
Joaquin finalized the deal to play Batman's arch-nemesis in June.