Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in the upcoming Joker sequel. Back in 2019, fans of the popular DC villain flocked to theatres to consume the origin story behind the Clown Prince of Crime.
Upon its release, the film received universal acclaim from critics, with many praising its raw and chilling storyline. Phoenix’s performance also earned him numerous accolades, including the Academy Award for Best Actor, the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role and the Critic’s Choice Movie Award for Best Actor.
Due to the first film’s massive success, Warner Bros announced a sequel with director Todd Phillips and screenwriter Scott Silver confirmed to return.
Phoenix is also expected to step back into the titular role and is currently in contract negotiations, as reported by Entertainment Weekly.