‘A musical inside a prison?’: Joker 2 Reveals Release Date, Reportedly Will Have Its Musical Scene Inside Arkham Asylum

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Joker 2 will hit the big screens exactly five years after the first movie shattered all Box Office records and brought a revolution in R-Rated movies. According to a report, Joker 2 titled Joker: Folie A Deux gets a release date of October 4, 2024. The movie directed by Todd Phillips will bring back Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck alongside Lady Gaga who is expected to helm the role of the iconic Harley Quinn. It will be very exciting to watch if this movie can do justice to its predecessor or not.

Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck in Joker
Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck in Joker

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What do we know about Joker 2?

Joker 2 which is titled  Folie A Deux refers to a mental disorder shared by two or more people hinting the sequel at being one scale up from its predecessor. It seems like, except for Joker and his partner-in-crime Harley Quinn, there can also be various other notorious people influenced by Arthur Fleck in Gotham.

The Joker sequel to be a musical.
The Joker sequel is to be a musical

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The first movie bagged a whopping collection of more than $1 Billion as well as 11 Oscar Nominations among which it also won the Award for Best Actor and even continued to become the Highest grossing R-Rated movie.

As per the plot, nothing is properly revealed yet but according to reports, the movie will largely be based on Arkham Asylum and will also have a musical scene in the prison. This part has also raised several question marks on the part of the audience as nobody can figure out how a Joker movie can be a musical. But on looking back, how the Joker movie created such a buzz, everyone believes in the makers.


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Joker 2 announcement gives some relief:

David Zaslav trashes Batgirl
David Zaslav, the CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery

The Joker 2 announcement dropped amidst the woes of DC fans as the whole fandom was disappointed with Batgirl being shelved. So undoubtedly it gives some relief to the DC Fans. All this happened after David Zaslav, the new CEO of Warner Bros. Discovery implemented some cost-cutting techniques under which it will not release any movie that will be unprofitable to them.

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After this sudden announcement, the fans were awestruck as nobody expects a movie to be shelved even after its filming was almost completed. There are still many questions going on among the fans about which upcoming movies can come under the cost-cutting techniques of David Zaslav. But it is believed that they have only implemented these new techniques to make way for movies like Joker with more star power and which they believe can do Box Office wonders.

Joker: Folie A Deux is going to hit the theaters on October 4, 2024

Source: Deadline


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Written by Subham Mandal

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Subham Mandal is currently working as a content writer for FandomWire with an ardent interest in the world of pop culture. He has written more than 1000 articles on different spheres of modern pop culture and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. He’s also an experienced student journalist having demonstrated work experience with the Times of India. He aspires to be a column writer in the future.