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: 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

92nd Oscars nomination list out; Joker, Ford v. Ferrari, Jojo Rabbit, 1917 in race

The Oscars, the highest awards in the movie industry, will be handed out at a ceremony in Dolby Theatre at the Hollywood & Highland Center, USA on February 9, 2020.

Jan 13, 2020, 20:09 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

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

Janhvi Kapoor wants female versions of 'Kabir Singh', 'Joker'

Mumbai Actress Janhvi Kapoor says there should be more roles that portray the uninhibited side of women -- like female versions of "Kabir Singh" or "Joker".

Oct 14, 2019, 21:20 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 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

Todd Phillips confirms R rating for 'Joker'

Phillips has co-written the script with Scott Silver.

Jun 17, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

Heath Ledger's 38th birth anniversary: These 'Dark Knight' pics of the 'Joker' will make you nostalgic!

Heath passed away on January 22, 2008, due to an accidental intoxication.

Apr 04, 2018, 16:31 PM IST