There’s a lot of talk about a Joker 2 and whether a sequel to Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips’ 2019 Joker film is even in the works.
It was reported a few weeks back that Warner Bros. Pictures had greenlit a sequel, a Joker 2 if you will, but Phillips came out and said these reports were untrue.
However, it hasn’t stopped people from talking about it and what the movie could end up featuring.
One of the rumours that’s been put out there courtesy of We Got This Covered’s very knowledgeable sources is the Joker 2 will feature ‘the real joker’.
Now, I’ve said this time and time again, I’m never totally sure about the things that WGTC’s sources reveal.
Their scoops have a tendency of not turning out to be true, or at least not in the end.
Anyhow, their sources have claimed that Todd Phillips’ sequel to Joker will end up featuring the actual Joker, or at least the villain that Batman goes up against.
I’ll be honest, I’m not sure why Phillips or Phoenix would agree to this, but I can understand why Warner Bros. Pictures might be interested in bringing in ‘the real Joker’.
Could Joker 2 reveal ‘the real Joker’?
It’s been done before in the past that the person we all believed to be the actual Joker only serves as a blueprint for the real villain to be inspired from to end up becoming the Clown Prince of Crime.
Just watch Gotham to understand what I’m referring to.
This plot point would then oped up Warner Bros. Pictures to get Robert Pattinson’s Batman into these Joker movies, and I don’t think that should be the road they go down.
I like keeping these DC Comics movies separate. It actually opens up doors to doing different and interesting things with the characters they’re using in their movies.
They don’t have to worry about a wider cinematic universe, and that allows filmmakers and writers more freedom to play around with different DC Comics characters.
What do you think? Will Joker 2 introduce ‘the real Joker’ or do you think it’s a load of nonsense?
Let us know in the comments below.
Whilst we remain none the wiser as to whether a Joker sequel is on the way or not, if you do need something to quench your thirst for something DC and Joker related, we do at least have access to Joker related UK slot games.
The news is that we are still awaiting confirmation on whether we will get a Joker 2 or not.
All movie productions remain suspended in the midst of the global pandemic.
The possibility of a Joker sequel remains, however, if it does happen, it will not be overnight.
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