Published: July 24, 2018 12:14:26 pm
Veteran actor Robert De Niro is in talks to join Joaquin Phoenix in the latter’s upcoming Joker origin movie titled Joker. According to The Hollywood Reporter, De Niro, if the negotiations are successful, will play a talk show host who is “somehow instrumental in the Joker’s origin.”
Warner Bros and DC’s Joker is helmed by The Hangover trilogy director Todd Phillips and Phoenix stars as the iconic comic-book bad guy. This film will not fall under the DC film universe that already has Jared Leto as the Batman villain. Leto will continue to play the role for the time being in future movies.
Unlike most other comic-book movies, Joker has a smaller budget of Rs 55 million…