There are still two years to go before the sequel to joker reaches theaters around the world, but its director, the award-winning Todd Phillips, for several months began to gather the cast that will accompany joaquin phoenix Y Lady Gaga in the new installment that will begin filming next December.
Now it has been revealed, according to information from dead linethat the actor Harry Lawteyknown for his role as Robert Spearing in the series Industry of HBO, who also participates in the film that until now bears the title of Joker: Folie a Deux and which has been announced will be a partially musical feature film.
Lawtey is a British actor who recently had his breakout role in the acclaimed drama series Industry HBO and BBC, which has just finished airing its second season. She has also appeared in several other series, including Magpie Murders Y The Letter for the King.
Next year the 25-year-old actor will also be seen sharing the screen with Christian Bale and Harry Melling in the gothic horror film The Pale Blue Eye, written and directed by Scott Cooper and adapted from the 2006 novel of the same name written by Louis Bayard. This project will be released by Netflix.
Phillips will return to direct the sequel from a script he wrote with Scott Silver, inspired by the comics created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson, and Lawtey’s role in the Joker sequel is unknown at this time, but it has been released, “will be a very important role in history.”
The British actor will share credits in the Phillips feature film with Phoenix and Gaga, but also with Zazie Beetz, as well as with Brendan Gleeson, who was announced as part of the cast a few weeks ago and who is known for playing Alastor Moody in the saga of Harry Potter and was in titles like Gangs of New York.
Although the details of the plot are one of the best kept secrets so far by the production and by Warner Bros., what is known is that Joker: Folie a Deux, will continue with Phoenix as the villain, who is being held in Arkham Asylum after inciting the violence and riots seen in the climax of Joker.
Regarding Lady Gaga, what has been revealed is that she will give life to Harley Quinn, but that her story in the feature film will begin as a psychiatrist who treats Joker in the hospital (as in the original story of the comics). After having a doctor / patient relationship, the woman will end up in love with Batman’s archenemy, finally joining him and his plans.
Jacob Lofland, actor mute (2012) will give life to one of the Arkham Asylum patients and the first reports assure that it will be a character invented for the film. It is ruled out that he will be one of the great villains of Batman.
Joker: Folie a Deux is scheduled to begin filming in December, with a theatrical release scheduled for the October 4, 2024. Meanwhile you can see the first part joker through the service of hbo max.
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