Listen up Joker fans, as this ain't no joke! A sequel to the hit 2019 movie starring Joaquin Phoenix is officially in the works and director Todd Phillips has revealed the title for the sequel will be Joker: Folie à Deux.
Phillips, who directed and co-wrote the first Joker movie, is teaming up again with co-writer Scott Silver on the sequel. Phillips shared the red script cover on his Instagram page. A picture of Joaquin Phoenix reading the script was also included.
While plot details are scarce, Folie à Deux is defined as a psychological disorder where the same or similar mental disorder affects two or more people. Given that the Joker is known for having psychologically dependent relationships with characters like Batman and Harley Quinn, this title seems fitting.
The first Joker movie was released in 2019 as a standalone film set outside of any of the main Batman movie timelines. The origin story follows Arthur Fleck, a lonely party clown in Gotham City driven to the brink as he undergoes a transformation into the Joker.