When Gary Oldman offers you a tip for a horse, do your self a favour and put all your cash on it. Well kind of, anyway.
Almost a month to the day because the Jim Gordon actor advised TooFab on the seventh Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts International Awards that he’d “like to see someone like Joaquin Phoenix play” Batman subsequent, it seems the actor is in talks to affix the Batman cinematic universe.
But it’s the Joker who he is perhaps set to play.
According to Variety, Phoenix is in talks to play the Clown Prince of Crime within the still-very-much-happening Todd Phillips’ untitled Joker origin film. They say that Phoenix is to best choice, and it’s not laborious to see why an actor of his calibre can be sought.
He’s additionally received some critical earlier with enjoying intense roles and would swimsuit the character, even when he’s slightly previous for a conventional origin story. But then once more, the concept of an older Joker showing out of nowhere as if vomited out by the universe matches the mystique of the character.
It’s nonetheless broadly believed that Jared Leto will proceed to play the DCEU Joker and that this Joker film would stand aside and that’s no dangerous factor.
And if it could actually’t be Leonardo DiCaprio, Phoenix is unquestionably a great different.