“Deadpool 2” and “Atlanta” actress Zazie Beetz is in talks to join the stand-alone “Joker” origin film at Warner Bros. Pictures.
Joaquin Phoenix is portraying the iconic DC Comics villain in the dark, R-rated $55 million character study feature said to be more akin to “Taxi Driver” than “The Dark Knight”. Todd Phillips helms the project.
Beetz would play a single mother who catches the interest of the man who becomes the ‘clown prince of crime’. Phillips and Scott Silver penned the script and filming begins in New York in September ahead of an October 4th 2019 release.
Source: Heat Vision