See Joaquin Phoenix In Full Makeup In 'Joker' Teaser Trailer

September 21, 2018

The Joker, one of the most iconic villains in all comic books and the nemesis of Batman, is getting his own origin film and the teaser trailer has already dropped.

Starring Joaquin Phoenix and directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover, War Dogs, Old School), Joker will reveal the origins of the supervillain and will go further back in his life than any other film featuring The Joker.

Camera test (w/ sound). Joker.

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Joker is expected to hit theaters in October 2019 and will also feature the talents of Robert De Niro, Marc Maron and Zazie Beetz in the film's cast.