Joker 2 sounds much further away than reported

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Director Todd Phillips corrects reports about Joker 2, and insists no contract is yet in place for a sequel.

Yesterday, news broke that writer and director Todd Phillips was inking a deal with Warner Bros to not just make a sequel to his hit film Joker, but also to take on a further DC prequel movie. You can read more about that here, although by the sounds of it, you should take that with a  pinch of salt.

Phillips himself has refuted the report, which sprung up at The Hollywood Reporter. And he said to IndieWire that “here’s the real truth about a sequel. While Joaquin and I have talked about it, and while touring the world with Warner Bros executives – going to Toronto, and Venice, and other places – of course, we’re sitting at dinner and they’re saying ‘so, have you thought about…?’”

However, he added that “there’s not a contract for us to even write a sequel, we’ve never approached Joaquin to be in a sequel. Will that happen? Again, I just think the article was anticipatory at best”.

There you have it. It’s inevitable that a Joker sequel will happen, we still reckon. But it certainly has a bit of a way to go before everyone is signed up to do it.

More as we hear it.

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