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‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ First Teaser Trailer Drops

See Joker and Harley Quinn’s relationship unfold in unexpected ways.

Prepare for an electrifying showdown as Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga take center stage in the highly anticipated sequel to the 2019 Batman prequel, Joker. In Joker: Folie à Deux, Phoenix reprises his iconic role as Arthur Fleck, while Gaga steps into the shoes of the enigmatic Harley Quinn. Directed by Todd Phillips, the film promises to be a captivating blend of dark romance and psychological intrigue.

Set in the haunting confines of Arkham Asylum, Joker: Folie à Deux delves deeper into the twisted minds of its characters. Gaga’s portrayal of the origins of Harley Quinn adds a new dimension to the narrative, as she navigates the complexities of her relationship with Phoenix’s Fleck, who is grappling with his own demons.

While the film incorporates musical elements reminiscent of Francis Ford Coppola’s One From the Heart, Phillips assures audiences that it’s not a traditional musical. Instead, music serves as an essential component, enhancing the film’s atmosphere and emotional depth.

The animated teaser, set to Irving Berlin’s Cheek to Cheek, offers a tantalizing glimpse into the film’s musical components, with Gaga lending her vocal talents to a series of covers and possibly an original song. The title Joker: Folie à Deux hints at the shared madness that binds its characters, adding an intriguing layer to the storyline.

Following the massive success of its predecessor, Joker: Folie à Deux is poised to make box office history once again. With its bold storytelling and risk-taking approach, the sequel promises to be a cinematic experience like no other. Joker: Folie à Deux hits theaters on October 4.