Todd Phillips Shares New ‘Joker’ Image

Todd Phillips, the director of Joker, took to his Instagram account on Sunday to reveal a new image for us fans awaiting this epic film. His photo is tagged “Finishing touches” and shows Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) applying the famous white clown makeup. We have no idea where this image falls in the film but the mystery of it entices us even more to see this film.


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Finishing touches.

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A commenter asked Phillips what the rating of the film will be and he replied with “it will be Rated R. I’ve been asked this a lot. Just assumed people knew. Sorry.”

We finally get a Rated R non-animated DC Film! I don’t know about you guys, but I’m excited. Joker stars Joaquin Phoenix as the mentally ill Arthur Fleck who slowly descends into madness and takes on the Clown Prince of Crime moniker we all know and love.

The film also stars Robert De Niro as talk show host Murray Franklin, Zazie Beetz as Arthur’s love interest Sophie Dumond, and Frances Coroy as Arthur’s mother.

Joker is released in theaters on October 4th.

Shaina Lucas

Hi! I'm Shaina aka the Jokergurl. I've been studying comics (namely Batman) since I was 12 years old, and possibly even before that. My forte is being up on absolutely everything there is to know about the Caped Crusader, and both the Clown Prince and Princess of Crime. I recently graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with an MA in English and Creative Writing and an MFA in Creative Writing from National University. I am also a Digital Marketing expert. I have a cat Strawberry and a dog Ashes and spend most of my time reading, editing, cosplaying, and gaming on Game of Honor. Have a happy!