Joker movie is an American psychological thriller directed by Todd Phillips with Joaquin Phoenix plays the role of Joker.
Joker movie releasing on Oct 2 in India
The Joaquin Phoenix starrer Joker movie will be releasing in India two days earlier than expected. The movie gets the release date on October 2, instead of October 4. Warner Bros. India tweeted the news from their official handle. “Joker Movie will now release in India on Wednesday, October 2nd, two days ahead of its initial scheduled release,” read the tweet. The film will clash with Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff’s action-thriller War and Telugu action epic Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy.
Directed by Todd Phillips, Joker is a dark and gritty origins story of DC’s most notorious villain. It chronicles the life of Arthur Flex (Phoenix), whose mental health rapidly deteriorates, and he gravitates towards the world of criminality. Apart from Phoenix, the film features Robert De Niro, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, and Shea Whigham in crucial roles.
Joker movie was screened at the Venice Film Festival and received an eight-minute standing ovation. Joker has received glowing reviews from foreign publications. The film holds an 86 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The critical consensus is, “Joker gives its infamous central character a chillingly plausible origin story that serves as a brilliant showcase for its star and a dark evolution for comics-inspired cinema.”
The actor dresses up as the iconic clown for director Todd Phillips as they attempt to tell a different story about the comic book character. Joker movie follows the story of a failed comedian Arthur Fleck who transforms into the criminal mastermind known as The Joker.
The upcoming comic book film is a different take at the supervillain. The highly-anticipated movie of the year was slated to release on October 4, 2019. However, DC fans in India will watch the movie a little before the US. The makers have shuffled the date and announced that Joker will release two days before the scheduled date. Which means Joker movie releases in India on October 2. The team has shared a new poster with the new release date as well.
We cannot wait to watch Pheonix as the Joker! Are you excited? Meanwhile, Joker has been in the news after families of victims died in 2012’s Aurora theater shooting in Colorado reached out to Warner Bros expressing their concerns over the content of the film and urged the studio to help fight gun violence.
“At the same time, Warner Bros. believes that one of the functions of storytelling is to provoke difficult conversations around complex issues
For Warner Bros., Joker movie is one of several upcoming DC films, in addition to Margot Robbie-led Birds of Prey in February 2020, the sequel Wonder Woman 1984 in June 2020, Robert Pattinson-starred reboot The Batman in June 2021, James Gunn-helmed soft reboot The Suicide Squad in August 2021, and the Jason Momoa-led Aquaman 2 in December 2022. Andy Muschietti has been hired to direct The Flash, which might release in 2021.