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    Todd Phillips Releases Photos From ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ With Lady Gaga And Joaquin Phoenix

    Hollywood is dropping Christmas presents for fans across the world. While some have offered a small sneak peek into some upcoming movies and show seasons, some others have made their relationships public. Joining the list is ‘Joker’ director Todd Phillips, who is all set to release the next part of the film later next year.

    The highly anticipated Joker sequel, ‘Joker: Folie à Deuxhas been a matter of curiosity for fans across the world. After the record-breaking success of ‘Joker‘ starring Joaquin Phoenix, the next part of the film has high expectations riding on it. Phillips has dropped the first photos from the film as a Christmas present for his fans, and it is delightful!

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    Todd Phillips Drops Photos Of Lady Gaga And Joaquin Phoenix In Character

    Lady Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix (Image: Instagram)

    Todd Phillips took to Instagram on Christmas Eve to share two intriguing images of Joaquin Phoenix reprising his Oscar-winning role as Arthur Fleck and Lady Gaga stepping into Harley Quinn’s shoes. In the first photo, Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck is seen glimpsing through what seems to be a cell window marked with “E258” above.

    The second photo shows Lady Gaga as Harley gazing at Phoenix’s character in his iconic Joker makeup and suit. “Wishing everyone a happy holiday and a beautiful new year. Oct 2024 #Joker2,” he wrote in the caption of the post, also revealing the release date of the movie.

    The director however did not give away any details of the plot. The sequel is rumored to be a musical that will revolve around the romance between Joker and Harley Quinn. Set in Arkham Asylum, the movie’s subtitle “Folie à Deux” translates to “shared psychosis”.

    The subtitle has further sparked curiosity about the psychological dynamics between the iconic characters Joker and Harley Quinn.

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    ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ Will Be A Musical Treat

    Joaquin Phoenix (Image: Instagram)

    Composer Hildur Guðnadóttir, who also directed music for the first film, opened up about the excitement about the upcoming movie. “It’s an interesting decision,” Guðnadóttir said talking about the movie being a musical.

    It’s both logical and also very surprising for me as well as the audience. So far, it’s just been a really beautiful conversation, and I’m really excited to see how it unfolds,” she said.

    Actress Zazie Beetz also teased the fans of the franchise in June, pointing out that ‘Joker: Folie à Deux‘ would not unfold as expected. “We all sort of express musically and dancing in our lives day-to-day. I think it’s going to work really well,” she said.

    Joker: Folie à Deux‘ is set to hit theaters on October 24, 2024.

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