Lady Gaga to reportedly play Harley Quinn in Joker: Folie à deux

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It was only recently that the sequel to the DC classic Joker was announced, and fans could not keep calm about the same. It has also been confirmed that director Todd Philips is the one who will be working on the script with co-writer Scott Silver. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Joker’s sequel may be a musical and will also introduce the popular character of Harley Quinn. Moreover, the title of the sequel is also announced, which is Joker: Folie à deux.

Who is playing Harley Quinn?


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If the latest reports are to be believed, noted international artist Lady Gaga is currently in the talks to play Harley Quinn in the upcoming musical. If everything goes well, the movie will mark the singer’s superhero debut. Previously, Margot Robbie played the role of Harley Quinn in the other DC movies like Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey. Robbie last essayed the same role in The Suicide Squad by James Gunn last year.

Is Phoenix returning as the Joker?

Joaquin Phoenix played the role of the troubled DC villain in Joker, which was released in 2019. However, Warner Bros is yet to seal the deal with the actor for the upcoming sequel. The earlier film not only won critical acclaim but was a huge commercial success across the world. For the unversed, Joker bagged a whopping 11 Oscar nominations, and Joaquin Phoenix won the best actor award in the same.

The smaller hints


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Although we are not aware of the entire star cast for Joker 2, the makers have been giving tiny bits of hints for us to figure out things. For instance, Todd Philips revealed the title of the movie last week while sharing a picture of the script with a snap of Joaquin Phoenix reading it. As for Lady Gaga, she has given marvelous performances earlier in House of Gucci, and A Star is Born. So, we can expect the same performance level on the part of the singer in Joker: Folie à deux.