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Director: Todd Phillips
Writer(s): Scott Silver
Todd Phillips
Expected Release: October 4, 2019
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Joker is a upcoming film and the first film in DC Black films that will serve as an origin story of The Joker.


Centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen. [Todd] Phillips' exploration of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, is not only a gritty character study, but also a broader cautionary tale.



  • Put on a Happy Face
  • Send in the Clowns.

Production History

In August 2017, Warner Bros. announced that a film centered around the origin of the Joker, with a plot that takes place ambiguously late-20th Century Gotham City is currently in development. Todd Phillips will direct the film, as well as co-write with Scott Silver, and co-produce with Martin Scorsese. The film will reportedly feature a younger actor portraying the character and will be separate from the DC Extended Universe and be part of a new film label by DC Comics and Warner Bros.[1] In an interview with HeyUGuys, Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy expressed hope that Joker voice actor Mark Hamill could reprise the role in the film.[2] On September 1 2017, THR reported that Leonardo DiCaprio is wanted by Warner Bros. for the role of the Joker, although no formal offer has been made.


To be added




  1. The Joker Origin Story On Deck: Todd Phillips, Scott Silver, Martin Scorsese Aboard WB/DC Film
  2. Exclusive: Legendary voice actor Kevin Conroy talks Batman and Harley Quinn, Batfleck and much more

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Batman Films
Serials Batman | Batman and Robin
Martinson series Batman (1966)
Burton/Schumacher series Batman | Batman Returns | Batman Forever | Batman & Robin
Nolan series Batman Begins | The Dark Knight | The Dark Knight Rises
DCEU Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice | The Batman
Spin-offs Catwoman
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