Is Lady Gaga Set To Play Harely Quinn in Joker: Folie à deux?
As news of another film with Joaquin Phoenix as ‘Joker’ made waves, word is that Lady Gaga will be playing Harley Quinn in the film.
The Bad Romance singer will be joining the DC Universe in Joker: Folie à deux! The film is the upcoming sequel to 2019’s Joker with Joaquin Phoenix in the titular role.
A post teased the news with a black-and-red video of Phoenix and Gaga’s shadows joining together. While, the caption revealed that the sequel, Joker: Folie à deux release date is Oct. 4, 2024.
Joker: Folie à Deux
— Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) August 4, 2022
In June, Warner Bros. announced the full title of Joker’s sequel along with the release date. The follow-up film is set to hit theaters on Oct. 4, 2024. This marks exactly five years after the original’s release date.
So we definitely know that the Love Game singer landed a role in the film. However, details about Lady Gaga’s role in the film have not been released, but word is that she’s set to play Joker’s co-conspirator, Harley Quinn, his psychiatrist at the asylum who becomes his partner in crime.
If Lady Gaga is to essay the role, this would be the second reimagination of the Clown Prince of Crime’s notorious first lady in contemporary times. Margot Robbie plays Harley in the Suicide Squad films and Birds of Prey in the DC Comics Extended Universe.
Todd Phillips penned the script for Joker: Folie à deux. He’s also set to direct the film and headed up the 2019 movie.