Fans of Joker 2 received a Christmas present in the form of two new images from Joker: Folie à Deux. Director Todd Phillips shared new stills from the Joker sequel featuring Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga.
“Wishing everyone a happy holiday and a beautiful new year. Oct 2024 #Joker2,” Phillips wrote in the caption of his Instagram post. The first photo features Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck inside a cell, and the second photo shows Lady Gaga’s Dr. Harleen Quinzel staring at Fleck, who is wearing his Joker facepaint.
View the Joker 2 images below.
Who is Involved in Joker: Folie à Deux?
Phoenix reprises his Academy Award-winning role of Arthur Fleck/Joker for the sequel. Lady Gaga, who plays Joker’s love interest Dr. Harleen Quinzel, better known as Harley Quinn, will star alongside Phoenix. For the sequel, Zazie Beetz returns as Arthur’s former neighbor, Sophie Dumond. Brendan Gleeson, Catherine Keener, Jacob Lofland, and Harry Lawtey were also cast in undisclosed roles.
Phillips is back to direct Joker: Folie à Deux from a script he co-wrote with Scott Silver. Released in 2019, Joker became a smash hit, grossing over $1 billion at the worldwide box office. Nominated for 11 Academy Awards, Joker won two Oscars – Best Actor for Phoenix and Best Original Score for Hildur Guðnadóttir.
Joker: Folie à Deux is scheduled to be released in theaters on October 4, 2024.