Next up for the DC Universe is the much-anticipated origin story of “JOKER” played by Joaquin Phoenix the film receives its first trailer.
The trailer much like what’s been hinted at finds the Joker being much different from what we are accustomed to, with Joaquin’s role focusing on the unstable Arthur (Joker), a stand-up comedian who clearly has trouble fitting into society. Arthur is seen in the clip being attacked in the street and subway while giving us a voiceover of a darker and more deranged individual that hints at a criminal path in the not so distant future.
Directed by Todd Phillips who you might Know from films like The Hangover, the origin film for Gotham City’s most notorious villain gets help from co-stars Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham, and Marc Maron.
Check out the trailer above and be sure to go see the film when it hits theaters on October 4th.