Joker 2 is one of the much awaited sequels
Joker 2 is one of the much awaited sequels that has been given the go-ahead! In the movie Joker: Folie à Deux, played by Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn, Joaquin Phoenix reprises his role as the Joker/Arthur Fleck after winning the Oscar for best actor in a supporting role. Zazie Beetz is also allegedly in talks to reprise her Sophie Dumond role in the upcoming Todd Phillips film.
Lady Gaga will get a large compensation for Joker 2
For Joker: Folie à Deux, Lady Gaga will get a large compensation of USD 10 million. On the other hand, it has previously been claimed that Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix will each receive US$20 million for their roles in Joker 2. Phoenix’s USD 4.5 million pay for Joker, which went on to become the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time with a stunning USD 1.07 billion in worldwide box office receipts, was interestingly tenfold doubled for Joker 2. A billion-dollar box office club member, the 2019 release is also the first R-rated film to join!
The production budget for Joker: Folie à Deux is approximately USD 150 million
For those who are unaware, Joker: Folie à Deux will be a musical, more akin to A Star Is Born than In the Heights. The production budget for Joker: Folie à Deux is estimated to be approximately USD 150 million, as compared to the USD 55-70 million budget of Joker, with the cast and director receiving large paychecks coupled with the expense of generating challenging musical sections.
Joker: Folie à Deux is expected to be released in the US on October 4, 2024.
In Joker: Folie à Deux, we can’t wait to watch Harley Quinn and the Joker work their frantic magic! Are you anticipating Joker: Folie à Deux, starring Lady Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker and Harley Quinn? Comment here and let us know how you’re feeling.
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