Catherine Keener, who earned Academy Award nominations for her roles in Being John Malkovich and Capote, has landed a part in Todd Phillips' Joker: Folie à Deux.
As reported by Deadline, Keener joined the growing ensemble cast of Warner Bros.'s upcoming sequel to 2019's Joker. Keener, who also starred in Jordan Peele's Get Out, will star in a major role alongside Joaquin Phoenix's Joker and Lady Gaga, who will portray Harley Quinn, though details regarding her character remain unconfirmed.
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Following Warner Bros.' merger with Discovery, the sequel to Todd Phillips' Joker, Joker: Folie á Deux, remains the only DC film that has been officially greenlit by the studio.
According to Variety, Folie á Deux is the only surefire future Warner. Bros Discovery DC film -- though Matt Reeves' Batman sequel is almost guaranteed to get the go-ahead. The Joker sequel is set to see Joaquin Phoenix reprise his role as the titular character, while Lady Gaga will reportedly join him as Harley Quinn.
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Licorice Pizza is writer/director Paul Thomas Anderson’s second ode to Los Angeles in the early 1970s: A city freshly under the oppressive shadow of the Manson Family murders and the tail end of the Vietnam War. But while in his first tribute, Inherent Vice, the inquisitive counter-culture affiliate Doc Sportello (Joaquin Phoenix) earnestly engages with his surroundings and follows the threads of societal paranoia all the way to vampiric drug smuggling operations and FBI conspiracies, Licorice Pizza’s protagonist, 25-year-old Alana Kane (Alana Haim), refuses to follow any such thread. A bored, directionless photographer’s assistant, Alana nonchalantly rejects any easy plot-point that might help us get a grasp on her character. What are her ambitions? She doesn’t know, she tells successful 15-year-old actor Gary Valentine (Cooper Hoffman, son of Philip Seymour Hoffman) over dinner at a restaurant called Tail o’ the Cock. What interests and excites her? It’s hard to say.
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