Don’t Expect a Joker Sequel as the Director Clears up Confusion
Don’t Expect a Joker Sequel as the Director Clears up Confusion
Joker sequel movie Joaquin Phoenix Todd Phillips Warner Bros

Judging by the early reviews of the upcoming Joker movie (releases 4 October in South Africa) starring Joaquin Phoenix as the iconic villain, it might just be one of, if not the best movie of 2019. However, sometimes it doesn’t matter how well a film is received or how well it sells, as it might have always been planned as a once-off, solo movie by Warner Bros.

RELATED: No, You Cannot Have Sexy Time With Keanu Reeves in Cyberpunk 2077

Recently, some rumours have started floating around that a Joker sequel is already being planned. Basically, what happened was that director Todd Phillips said in an interview that he would do anything Joaquin Phoenix wants. In another interview, the director said he was speaking “jokingly” when mentioning him and Joaquin Phoenix would be able to come up with “something pretty cool” for Joker 2.

Now, Todd Phillips has spoken out to clear up the rumours about a Joker sequel. Speaking to GameSpot, the director said that:

We have no plan for a sequel. We made this movie, I pitched it to Warner Bros. as one movie, it exists in its own world, that’s it. It’s not about worldbuilding, it’s not about other versions, it’s like, here’s our version of the origin story, that’s it. That’s what I meant.

Further, Todd Phillips cleared up rumours that the Joker movie could tie into the upcoming The Batman, explaining that Joker doesn’t tie into anything:

I don’t see [Joker] connecting to anything in the future. This is just a movie.

It is probably a bit too early to talk about future projects anyway and it is very clear that the Joker movie doesn’t tie into the DC extended film/series universe at all right now.

RELATED: Joaquin Phoenix Lost 23 Kgs for His Joker Role and it Almost Drove Him to Madness

Are you excited about the upcoming Joker movie? Let us know in the comment section below and watch the final trailer if you haven’t already.

[su_youtube url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zAGVQLHvwOY” width=”1000″]

Geek | Don’t Expect a Joker Sequel as the Director Clears up Confusion
Geek | Don’t Expect a Joker Sequel as the Director Clears up Confusion

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

ABOUT GLITCHED

.
GLITCHED Logo

GLITCHED was created by taking everything we love and putting into one place. It contains a little something for everyone be it your favourite comic book, what to binge on Netflix this weekend, or your annual first-person shooter. The idea that one can love all the cool things is not hard to comprehend, you just need to find a place for it. That place is GLITCHED..

FOLLOW US

.
Hit enter to search or ESC to close
Share via
Send this to a friend