The Joker Origin Movie Could Start Shooting by May 1st 2018


The standalone Joker origin movie that’s going to take place outside the DC Films Universe is looking to be starting production on May 1st, 2018, according to The Tracking Boards. The information also states that Geoff Johns is serving as producer on the movie along with Todd Phillips and Martin Scorsese.

Take this news with a grain of salt as Jeff Sneider shared this on his twitter account in response to a debate he is having with Variety’s Justin Kroll over breaking the casting news on Jessica Chastain being in negotiations for the role of Adult Beverly in It: Chapter 2, but seeing as he was right on that, its possible he’s right here too.  If true we should hear further news in the coming weeks.

Joaquin Phoenix is the only actor to be attached to the film, though it’s not a done deal he’s said to be interested in The Joker. For those unaware, Jared Leto is returning as The Joker in several films connected to the DC Films Universe, this film with Phoenix is set outside that world and is a film in its own world.

Eric Curto

Eric Curto

My name is Eric and I am loving this current comic book boom, I was around for the first one with Superman: The Movie, Supergirl(being the first female and crossover film) and Batman and have been enjoying the resurgence since Blade. Can't express how much I cannot wait for WB & DC to take back the film universe but until than I love the TV shows we have gotten. I only started reading comics about 10 years ago but am connected more to DC over Marvel or any other major company. If you wanna chat feel free to contact me
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