News broke last night that Todd Phillips’s long-rumored Joker sequel. Tentatively titled Joker: Folie à deux. Will be a musical, with Lady Gaga up for the role of Harley Quinn if the studio can close the deal.
The pop sensation previously appeared in the Warner Bros. A Star is Born with Guardians of the Galaxy star Bradley Cooper. The role of Harley has to have some appeal to almost any actor. One of the most popular characters created by Marvel or DC in the last 30 years. The Animated Series and has blown up into a character with her own comics. animated series, and three feature film appearances to date.
It’s equally unsurprising that fan artist BossLogic. Who is so popular that he has been tapped by studios to do genuine promotional art — is on top of it. Yesterday, he revealed a look at his take on Gaga in the role of Harley.’
Joker drew mixed responses from fans, but rave reviews upon its release in 2019. Earned more than $1 billion at the global box office, making it one of the highest-grossing R-rated movies of all time. Both Phillips and Phoenix was showered with awards and award nominations for the film. While they both expressed some reservations about returning to the world of Joker. Neither had ever fully shut down the idea.
Earlier this year, reports started to heat up. Suggesting that development had gone from being a theoretical possibility to a real likelihood. For his part, a sequel could help Phillips do what he originally wanted to do, which was to set up an R-rated brand of DC movies at Warners.