The Crown Prince of Crime has are available in more than a few incarnations of the large display screen.
From Jack Nicholson’s gangster to Heath Ledger’s psychotic terrorist, the Joker is considered one of cinema’s maximum iconic comedian ebook villains.
However whilst Jared Leto’s take ended up handiest in reality cameoing in Suicide Squad, it now looks as if some other actor is ready to famous person in an origins film.
Produced by Martin Scorsese, the 1980s set movie had Leonardo DiCaprio rumoured for the tile function, however now Phoenix appears set to famous person.
A leaked record confirmed Phoenix as within the section and now the 43-year-old famous person of You Have been By no means Actually Right here has spoken out at the Joker foundation film.
Talking with Fandango with a wry smile, he mentioned: “I don’t know… it might be a captivating persona, I don’t know.”
“I see it as some other film. I wouldn’t say… ‘I gained’t do Westerns.’ It relies on what it’s.
“I don’t in reality care in regards to the style, I care in regards to the persona and the filmmaker.”
Phoenix persevered: “In the event you be capable of go beyond the style, then that’s what you need to do. So I wouldn’t say, arms down, no – I wouldn’t do this roughly film.
“There are issues the place I’ve flirted with the chance the place there was once the potential of this to be… one thing that’s in reality fascinating to me.
“However then for no matter reason why they by no means were given to that position the place everybody else feels the similar approach. And that’s key.
“Everybody has to wish to discover the similar factor or else it simply doesn’t f***ing paintings. I’m now not adversarial to it.”
He added: “I don’t make selections on price range or such things as that – it’s in reality the filmmaker and the nature.”
Time limit reported closing 12 months that the spin-off Joker film “isn’t a part of some other iteration,” which means it’s going to exist excluding the primary DC Prolonged Universe.
The film will likely be a “gritty and level-headed hard-boiled crime movie” set within the 1980s, which appears like a dismal foundation tale for the Clown Prince of Crime.