Joker Folie Á Deux is one of the most anticipated movies from the DCEU as the first film did so well that there are more expectations from the second one too. A few days back we so got to know the Popular artist, Lady Gaga will star in the movie too alongside Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker.
It was previously confirmed that this sequel of Joker is going to be different from the first one as it would be a musical one. Its confirmation was also given by a musical teaser of Joaquin Phoenix & Lady Gaga dancing cheek to cheek.
In an article by Variety, they revealed the salaries of the talents and also compared the new sequel of Joker to “A Star Is Born” Film which starred Bradley Cooper & Lady Gaga. According to Variety’s article, the Joker sequel is said to be similar to “A Star is Born” which was a musical and romance movie. The estimated budget for the film is said to be roughly $150M, also there will be some “complicated musical sequences” in Joker 2.
Todd Phillips & Joaquin Phoenix will be paid $20M and Lady Gaga to get $10M for the sequel, according to Variety. The film got a release date a few days back and it is 4th October 2024. The first sequel was released on 2nd October 2019 and earned $1.07 billion worldwide.
After the news of Lady Gaga joining the cast, it’s also known that Zazie Beetz who played the role of Sophie Dumond, a single parent and neighbor of Arthur is in talks to reprise her role. The film will take place in Arkham mental asylum.
Lady Gaga To Play Harley Quinn?
A few days back Lady Gaga posted a musical teaser of Joaquin Phoenix & her dancing “Cheek to cheek” which kind of hinted toward her playing the Harley Quinn.
Speaking of fans, Twitter has gone bonkers after hearing this news, fans have long awaited the official announcement about this, they even reimagined her in artworks as Harley Quinn & now they will get to see her on the live screen.
Fans are filled with excitement, love, and support for Lady Gaga’s role in the film. Some even commented saying Oscar Winner already even before the release of the film.
Some even joked about taking care of mental health while filming. Other reactions were just fans showering love and excitement on Lady Gaga.