Joker Folie À Deux: Catherine Keener Joins Cast

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Catherine Keener is the latest name to join the cast for the upcoming DC film Joker: Folie À Deux at Warner Bros.

Deadline is exclusively reporting that Catherine Keener is the latest name to join the cast for the upcoming DC film Joker: Folie À Deux at Warner Bros.

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In the 2019 original film it focused on Arthur Fleck, a clown-for-hire and an aspiring comedian who lives with his mother in Gotham City, which is currently on the brink of collapse due to the financial gap between the working class and the upper class, as well as the rise in unemployment and crime. Through the course of the film, we witness Arthur’s descend into madness and follow his transformation into becoming one of the most recognisable villains of all time.

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While the story is being kept under wraps, insiders claim that the Joker sequel will be set in Arkham Asylum and will feature musical elements. The report doesn’t state what role Brendan Gleeson will be playing in the film. The report states that Catherine Keener will have a major role in the film, it doesn’t go into further detail on that.

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Todd Phillips, who directed the original film, is returning to helm the sequel and co-write the screenplay with Scott Silver, who also penned the original film. Catherine Keener joins a cast that includes Joaquin Phoenix, Lady GagaZazie Beetz and Brendan Gleeson.

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Joker: Folie À Deux is scheduled for cinematic release on the 4th October 2024.