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The People’s Joker: A New Take on the Batverse You May Never See

The Monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything happening in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, TV to Twitter. Throughout history, there has been no shortage of Batman adaptations: movies, TV shows, animated series. Caped Crusaders, and the villains who irk them, fill screens every year.…
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September 16, 2022
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“Joker” & “Rebel Moon” Sequels Get Tax Credits

Netflix The California Film Commission announced its latest round of credit allocations on Monday morning, awarding $93.7 million to eighteen film projects. The most high-profile is “Joker: Folie á Deux,” Todd Phillips’ upcoming sequel to his acclaimed Joaquin Phoenix-led smash hit, which is ditching the New York location shoot of…
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August 22, 2022
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“Batgirl” Fallout, “Joker 2” Budget & DC Talk

The “Batgirl” cancellation saga continues. Variety reports that Warner Bros. Pictures Group chiefs Michael De Luca and Pam Abdy are hoping to mend fences with the film’s star Leslie Grace (“In the Heights”). As a result, the pair are reportedly “entertaining the possibility of having her continue to play Batgirl…
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August 12, 2022
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‘Kapow!’: why $90m Batgirl movie was axed

News that Warner Bros. Discovery is shelving its upcoming $90m Batgirl movie has sent shockwaves through the entertainment industry.  She has “fought the Joker“ and “helped to save Gotham City” but – “Kapow!” – it appears Batgirl has “finally met a foe she cannot overcome in the shape of Hollywood…
bubmag
August 4, 2022
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Lady Gaga in Talks to Join Joaquin Phoenix in ‘Joker’ Sequel

Emily Zemler Jun 14, 2022 Lady Gaga is in early talks to star as Harley Quinn opposite Joaquin Phoenix in the upcoming sequel to Joker, according The Hollywood Reporter. Director Todd Phillips recently confirmed on social media he had a working script for Joker: Folie à Deux, a follow-up to the 2019 film that is reported to be a…
bubmag
June 14, 2022