Warner Bros. revealed the confirmed cast list Joker: Folie and Deux Starring Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga.
The sequel to Todd Phillips’ 2019 thriller, which will be released on 4 October 2024, not only continues the story of Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck, but introduces Lady Gaga as the DC Elseworlds version of Harley Quinn.
But since then Joker 2 Lady Gaga isn’t the only new addition to the cast, and it’s expected to be a musical set within the walls of Arkham Asylum.
Joker 2 confirmed 12 cast members
Warner Bros. & DC has released a new press release confirming that the 12 main cast will be included Joker: Folie á Deux…
Joaquin Phoenix – Arthur Fleck/Joker
After receiving an Oscar for his portrayal of Arthur Fleck/Joker, Joaquin Phoenix is back.
But this time he is in a musical, singing and dancing is expected, and unlike in 2019 Joker, Joker 2 told from Harley Quinn’s point of view, not just hers.
Lady Gaga – Harley Quinn
As the second actress to ever portray a live-action Harley Quinn, DCU fans are understandably curious about Lady Gaga’s interpretation of the comic Book character and the scope of her role.
Although fans have already seen glimpses of the Grammy-winning artist singing in the sequel and her Harley Quinn on the iconic steps from the original. Joker, Much about her role and the film itself remains a mystery.
Zazie Beetz – Sophie Dumond
Zazie Beetz reprises her role as Arthur Fleck’s love interest Sophie Drummond from the 2019 film and is confirmed to return Folie à Deux.
However, since his fate was never fully addressed, it will be interesting to see how the sequel brings him back and how his character is handled in the middle Joker 2a new genre and location.
Jacob Lofland – Arkham Asylum Inmate
Known for his previous roles Maze runner movies, Mudand FXs DeservedJacob Lofland joined the film in September 2022.
Although he is confirmed to be an inmate of Arkham Asylum, fans are questioning whether he is an original character or, like the Joker and Harley Quinn, a familiar comic book villain.
Another new member of the cast is Oscar-nominated actor Brendan Gleeson, who recently starred in the film. The Banshees of Inisherin.
Gleeson joined Joker 2n in 2022, but in an unknown role that is still a mystery. However, it has been speculation that he could play a watchman or watchman.
Fifth actor to join Todd Phillips Joker there was a sequel Go outCatherine Keener.
Although his performance was also released in 2022, Warner Bros. is yet to reveal his role and other details about his character.
The new casting confirmation for the October film is Steve Coogan, who is best known for his role Philomena and Alan Partridge.
What’s particularly interesting about this casting is that Cooagan is also a writer, voice actor and comedian.
First, the joining was announced Joker 2 in October 2022, Light blue eyes and AreaHarry Lawtey will reportedly play a major role in the sequel.
But again, like most of his 12 DC co-stars, the studio didn’t provide any details, and his character is currently unknown.
Another returning star from 2019 Joker is Leigh Gill who played Gary, one of Arthur Fleck’s associates.
Gill bonus points vary Game of Thrones Thu Amazing beasts and where to find them.
Known Lost, Oldand Star Wars: The Force AwakensKen Leung has been confirmed to join Folie á Deux in a mystery role.
Despite being another recently confirmed addition JokerFans of the 12-member cast will know that actor Bill Smitrovich, who starred in the Ted and november man plays the character of Judge Herman Rothwax.
Washington social worker from the original Joker is also back in Folie à Deux. But there is currently no news on whether to expect more or less from her character this time around.
In addition to the 2019 film, Sharon Washington’s credits vary Die Hard with a vengeance Thu Michael Clayton Thu Cheating.
Can Joker 2 succeed Top Joker?
Joker: Folie and Deux there’s a lot to live up to later this year.
Besides being the only live-action DC movie in 2024, the original Joker was the gold of its awards, with the record of being the highest-grossing R-rated film to date.
Whether it was Todd Phillips and Joker 2 the team can replicate the success of the first film, while changing the film’s format to a musical thriller and expanding the cast is an experiment the film industry is following.
Joker: Folie and Deux hits theaters Friday, October 4.