Lady Gaga confirms to co-star with Joaquin Phoenix in 'Joker 2'

August 06, 2022

The film "Joker: Folie à deux" will be released in the fall of 2024.
Lady Gaga confirms to star alongside Joaquin Phoenix in 'Joker: Folie à deux'.

In June, just days after the title of the sequel to the 2019 blockbuster Joker was announced, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Lady Gaga was in talks to join the film, and Deadline later confirmed the news. .

Warner Bros. announced today (04/08) that the film "Joker: Folie à deux" will be released in cinemas worldwide on October 4, 2024, and a few hours later, Lady Gaga confirmed via social media that she will be co-starring with Joaquin Phoenix.

The 36-year-old singer and actress posted on her Instagram account a short video in which the figures of both herself and Joaquin Phoenix can be seen, alongside their names and the title of the film.

The video ends with the release date of the movie.

While no further details are known about Lady Gaga's role at this time, recent rumors have suggested that she will possibly play Harley Quinn, the Joker's love interest, who first appears as a psychologist in Arkham Asylum.

Lady Gaga's version of Harley Quinn will reportedly be in a different DC universe than the version played by Margot Robbie in the "Suicide Squad" movies.

Unconfirmed rumors have claimed that the movie "Joker: Folie à Deux" will be in the form of a musical.

Joker: Folie à Deux will be directed and written by Todd Phillips, who also edited the 2019 film.

The first "Joker" grossed $1 billion at the global box office and garnered 11 Oscar nominations, with Joaquin Phoenix winning Best Actor for his portrayal of the titular Joker/Arthur Fleck.

"Joker: Folie à Deux" will be Lady Gaga's third starring role on the big screen after her roles in "House Of Gucci" in 2021 and "A Star Born" in 2018.

Lady Gaga was nominated for an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress for her performance in 'A Star Born' and won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for 'Shallow'.