Warners’ “The Joker” Film To Shoot In September?

Warner Bros. Pictures is determined to get its standalone film about The Joker filming before year’s end with a new report at Omega Underground suggesting it already has a date.

The site says the film, to be directed by Todd Phillips and produced by Martin Scorsese, is expected to start production in September on a much smaller budget than other recent DCEU films.

Rumored to be set in the 1980s, Joaquin Phoenix will play the Clown Prince of Crime in Gotham City in this new and standalone take on the iconic villain from the “Batman” franchise.