Second & Final Trailer for the 'Joker' Movie Starring Joaquin Phoenix
"People are starting to notice." Warner Bros has revealed the first official full-length trailer for Joker, the new solo movie about The Joker, being played by the magnificent Joaquin Phoenix. This trailer is timed with the film's premiere at the Venice Film Festival coming up this weekend, and compliments the excellent teaser trailer from the summer. This new take on the legendary Batman villain is an original standalone, slow burn origin story of the iconic villain not seen before on the big screen. Described as "a gritty character study of Arthur Fleck, a man disregarded by society, and a broader cautionary tale." In addition to Phoenix, Joker also features Zazie Beetz, Robert De Niro, Bryan Callen, Shea Whigham, Frances Conroy, Glenn Fleshler, Brett Cullen, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, Bill Camp, and Douglas Hodge as Alfred. This is looking super crazy, and super deranged, but impressively well-crafted and thoroughly captivating.
Here's the full-length trailer (+ new posters) for Todd Phillips' Joker movie, direct from WB's YouTube:
In 1981, a failed stand-up comedian, disregarded by his society, turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City. Joker is directed (and produced) by American filmmaker Todd Phillips, director of the films Road Trip, Old School, Starsky & Hutch, School for Scoundrels, The Hangover, Due Date, The Hangover Part II & III, and War Dogs previously. The screenplay is written by Scott Silver and Todd Phillips. Based on the comic book character created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson, who first appeared in the debut issue of the comic book Batman (in 1940), published by DC Comics. This will premiere at the Venice Film Festival, then play at the New York Film Festival later this fall. Warner Bros will then release Phillips' Joker in theaters everywhere starting October 4th coming up soon. So, does this trailer make you smile?
I was intrigued by the first teaser trailer not sure what to think. After this final trailer, my a$$ will be in the seat opening night! Looks awesome!
THE_RAW_ on Aug 28, 2019
When I saw the first trailer and heard how well it was doing I was a little concerned this would be abstract and a lot of weird situations with his mother but I'm 100% in for this one after seeing this trailer.
chuckpenz on Aug 28, 2019
This looks terrible. This isn't the same Joker we all are familiar with. They should have called it something else and removed all ties with the actual DC Joker.
Cam Colt on Aug 28, 2019
Efterklang on Aug 28, 2019
"This isn't the same Joker we all are familiar with." ahhh...I thinks that's the point.
kitano0 on Aug 28, 2019
Why does it need to be tied to the comics? Its just using it for inspiration. End of the day, all that matters is making a great film.
Have Hope on Aug 29, 2019
I've always been the type of person to see movies for the director or subject matter and not for any certain actor. But Joaquin and Jake Gyllenhaal are the 2 exceptions to that rule. He looks fantastic.
Jon Odishaw on Aug 28, 2019
It certainly looks interesting. His performance I'm sure will be a standout, I'm just confused about why this is a DC Joker film. Maybe they've stated they have plans to take it further into that universe, but I haven't seen anything about that. I feel like it'd be more effective if it wasn't tied to that IP. In any case, I'm absolutely going to see it.
grimjob on Aug 28, 2019
This is the first of the "DC Black" films which are separate from the DCEU.
Efterklang on Aug 29, 2019
Thank you, haven't heard that yet. Just looked it up, and apparently it's just a proposed concept that DC hasn't committed to yet, pending Joker's performance. It's a cool idea though, I hope it comes to fruition.
grimjob on Aug 30, 2019
I think it is a standalone
Have Hope on Aug 29, 2019
As an actor training in the Actors Studio I/we heard over and over not to indicate. Be real...don't show what you want the audience to believe...just be real. I thought I'd never see the day when I'd say DeNiro...at least in this clip...is indicating like mad what he wants the audience to 'get' from his acting. Pity, but probably that's been the case with him for a long time now. This whole thing looks to be of that nature...spoon feeding the audience to make sure they 'get' what the intention is. Even Phoenix, who I think is one of the best these days, seems guilty of it to me. I might watch this on cable, but have no real interest in it beyond that. Seems like a lot of 'oh poor me they all mistreated me so I became a crazy madman killer' hanging around this whole project. Pretty simplistic.
thespiritbo on Aug 28, 2019
Maybe....but in this genre, going to be hard to go beyond that. But yeah, it is not really giving us that real. However, sometimes a trailer is not the finished product
Have Hope on Aug 29, 2019
No, a trailer is not the finished product as you state...but they put them together with hopes there's enough to generate our interest, so it's goes without saying, for me at least, that there enough also there to not generate interest. I'm usually not wrong either...at least for me. I can't speak for anyone else. I'll watch this when it hits cable just to see Phoenix's performance, but otherwise I have no real interest in it. Cheers!
thespiritbo on Aug 29, 2019
Instant Oscar nominee
Grotten Olm on Aug 29, 2019
This film has a big burden on its back to be good. And it looks like it works only in that direction. But who knows, we'll see ...
shiboleth on Aug 29, 2019
I want to break free.
DAVIDPD on Aug 29, 2019
from the trailer it looks like its going to get so much negative feedback for not being what we expected it to be.
jake on Oct 2, 2019
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