‘Joker 2’: Actor of ‘Mr. Mercedes’ joins the cast of the sequel
According to Deadline, Brendan Gleeson (‘Mr. Mercedes’) has joined the cast of the long-awaited sequel to ‘joker‘, entitled ‘Joker: Folie à Deux‘ (Joker: Madness for Two, in free translation).
Unfortunately, details about her role have not been released.
Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga will star in the sequel. Furthermore, Zazie Beetz is in talks to reprise her role as Sophie Dumond, Arthur Fleck/Joker’s neighbor from the first film.
Todd Phillips (‘If You Drink, Don’t Marry!’) returns to direct the sequel, which is being described as a musical.
Joker: Folie à Deux
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 4, 2022
It is worth noting that Folie à Deux is a term that means “shared psychosis”, which may refer to the fact that the Lady Gaga will play the iconic Harley Quinn.
The sequel is scheduled to premiere on October 4th, 2024.
Filming is scheduled to begin in December 2022.
Released in 2019, ‘joker‘ surpassed the impressive mark of $1 billion at the box office worldwide, from a budget of just $70 million.