Joker director Todd Phillips is co-writing the sequel.
A Joker sequel is formally withinside the works and director Todd Phillips has found out the identify for the sequel may be Joker: Folie à Deux.
Phillips, who directed and co-wrote the primary Joker film starring Joaquin Phoenix, is teaming up once more with co-author Scott Silver at the sequel. Phillips shared the pink script cowl on his Instagram page. A photo of Phoenix studying the script changed into additionally included.
While plot info are scarce, Folie à Deux is described as a mental disease wherein the equal or comparable intellectual disease influences or extra people. Given that the Joker is thought for having psychologically based relationships with characters like Batman and Harley Quinn, this identify appears fitting.
The first Joker film changed into launched in 2019 as a standalone movie set out of doors of any of the principle Batman film timelines. The beginning tale follows Arthur Fleck, a lonely celebration clown in Gotham City pushed to the threshold as he undergoes a metamorphosis into the Joker.
The movie changed into closely prompted through films like Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy, each directed through Martin Scorsese.
While there were not plans for a sequel originally, Warner Bros. reportedly signed Phillips to put in writing a sequel, and Phillips stated he wished time to consider thoughts for some other installment. He formerly stated he might now no longer go back for a sequel except he ought to find “a few thematic resonance” like withinside the first film.
Phoenix himself stated he did not realize approximately any plans for a Joker sequel, however stated that there had been extra testimonies they might probe for the character.
Joker changed into significantly acclaimed at release and went directly to earn eleven Oscar nominations, taking domestic awards for Best Actor and Best Original Score. IGN gave Joker a great rating calling it “a movie that need to go away comedian ee-e book fanatics and non-fanatics alike disturbed and moved in all of the proper ways.