Deadline has reported that Zazie Beetz is in talks to reprise her role as Sophie Dumond in the upcoming Joker: Folie à Deux.
Lady Gaga has confirmed her casting in Joker 2 by posting a musical teaser to social media.
The sequel, officially titled Joker: Folie à Deux, will star Gaga opposite Joaquin Phoenix. The teaser is set to “Cheek to Cheek,” which Gaga has famously covered in her music career alongside Tony Bennett.
The Joker is set to return to the big screen on October 4, 2024.
The Joker 2 sequel starring Joaquin Phoenix as the DC villain will be directed by Todd Phillips and we can expect a big media push from Warner Bros. after the 2019 debut of Joker, grossed around $1 billion in box office.
Joaquin Phoenix’s performance in the film won him multiple awards, including an Academy Award for Best Actor, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, a Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Actor, a Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Drama, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role.