Joaquin Phoenix

Joaquin Phoenix on the Set of New Joker Movie: Why So Serious?

We have our first look at Joaquin Phoenix as The Joker and he looks … fine.

Phoenix was spotted in Harlem on Sunday where he is shooting the Todd Phillips movie, “Joker.” The movie is supposed to come out next year and this is the first time we’ve seen the “Gladiator” star in character … even he if he’s not wearing any of trademark Joker makeup.

Phillips also shared a photo of Phoenix on his Instagram page, which he simply captioned, “Arthur.”

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Arthur.

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The film is a standalone origin story and, in addition to Phoenix, stars Robert De Niro, Frances Conroy, Marc Maron and Zazie Beetz.

It is due to be released next October.