Joaquin Phoenix

When 'Joker' Joaquin Phoenix was almost cast as Batman

Aronofsky said that he wanted to re-invent Batman and suggested Phoenix as the leading role, reportedly.

Apr 18, 2020, 17:46 PM IST

Joaquin Phoenix almost set himself on fire before entering rehab

Then, one night, after he crashed his car, he was about to light a cigarette. That was when German filmmaker Herzog intervened.

Apr 11, 2020, 09:42 AM IST

'Joker' tribute to Joaquin Phoenix by Amul faces PETA ire

Oscar winner Phoenix made a moving acceptance speech on Monday where he spoke of the importance of animal rights and against dairy cruelty.

Feb 11, 2020, 17:24 PM IST

Oscars 2020: Check out the complete list of winners

While Joaquin Phoenix won the award for the best male actor for `Joker`, Renee Zellweger became the best female actor for her portrayal of late icon Judy Garland in the biopic `Judy`.

Feb 10, 2020, 11:37 AM IST

Oscars 2020: Joaquin Phoenix wins best actor for 'Joker'

The actor, known for playing brooding or emotionally troubled characters, dropped more than 50 pounds (22 kg) to play Arthur Fleck, an emaciated mentally ill clown who finds fame through a random act of violence in 1980s era New York City.

Feb 10, 2020, 10:19 AM IST

Joaquin Phoenix calls out film industry's 'systemic racism'

The actor, who won the best actor Bafta for his portrayal in the title role in "Joker", said he felt "conflicted" receiving the award as so many of his deserving fellow actors didn't have that same privilege.

Feb 03, 2020, 12:20 PM IST

Joaquin Phoenix: Academy's encouragement helped sustain my career

Phoenix turned the story of a mentally unstable loner and failed comedian Arthur Fleck, who picks violence to find calmness in his life, into a blockbuster.

Jan 14, 2020, 17:56 PM IST

BAFTAS 2020: Joaquin Phoenix's 'Joker' leads with 11 nominations

Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood" and Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" scored 10 nominations apiece. 

Jan 07, 2020, 20:07 PM IST

Golden Globes 2020: Joaquin Phoenix named best actor for 'Joker'

Actor Joaquin Phoenix won the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his portrayal of the mentally unstable loner Arthur Fleck in comic book drama "Joker", and he picked up the honour while making a climate change plea and blasting off the hypocrisy in Hollywood.

Jan 06, 2020, 11:42 AM IST

Phoenix, Phillips 'likely reteam' for 'Joker' sequel

Director Todd Phillips is likely to reteam with star Joaquin Phoenix for a sequel to the $1 billion-grossing R-rated hit "Joker", says a source.

Nov 21, 2019, 14:04 PM IST

Ryan Reynolds congratulates 'Joker' team with curses

"Deadpool" star Ryan Reynolds has congratulated the team of "Joker" for becoming the highest-grossing R-rated movie of all time, topping "Deadpool" and its 2018 sequel.

Oct 26, 2019, 14:40 PM IST

Joaquin Phoenix-starrer 'Joker' crosses Rs 50 crore mark in India

Despite facing tough competition from Bollywood films including Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff`s 'War', and Priyanka Chopra's 'The Sky Is Pink', the film has managed to come through with flying colours.

Oct 16, 2019, 17:10 PM IST

Joaquin Phoenix starrer 'Joker' enjoys steady run at India Box Office

The movie also stars Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz and Frances Conroy in pivotal parts.

Oct 09, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Joker movie review: Brilliant performance nails the character

Set in 1981 in Gotham City, the film follows Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix), a happy soul who has a mental issue and a health condition that makes him emit involuntary laughter.

Oct 02, 2019, 10:43 AM IST

There are many ways to see 'Joker': Director Todd Phillips

'Joker' is based on the popular DC supervillain of the same name. 

Sep 30, 2019, 19:51 PM IST

Joaquin Phoenix maintained a 'Joker' journal

Throughout pre-production, Phoenix himself made several entries.

Sep 26, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Toronto International Film Festival to honour Joaquin Phoenix

`Joker` Star Joaquin Phoenix will soon be honoured at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival along with `Big Little Lies` actor Meryl Streep to receive the inaugural Tribute Actor Award.

Aug 10, 2019, 11:58 AM IST

Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara engaged!

The news comes about two months after Phoenix (44) and Mara (34) sparked speculation about moving forward with their relationship.

Jul 22, 2019, 15:18 PM IST

Joaquin Phoenix starrer 'Joker' not inspired from comics: Todd Phillips

The psychological drama also stars veteran Robert De Niro and Marc Maron of `Deadpool 2` fame. 

Jul 09, 2019, 19:29 PM IST

Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix engaged?

Mara was recently spotted wearing a large dazzling diamond ring on her engagement finger, which led to speculations in the media and social circle, speculating that the two could well be engaged, reported E! News.

May 29, 2019, 20:20 PM IST