Here’s our first look at Joaquin Phoenix as The Joker

Director Todd Phillips has unveiled the first look of Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker in the upcoming standalone origin film about the iconic Batman villain.
The photo depicts Phoenix wearing a green jacket and with long hair, but without the Joker’s trademark makeup. The photo is captioned “Arthur,” seemingly confirming rumors that the character’s real name is Arthur Fleck.
Titled simply Joker and due for release in October 4th, 2019, the film is directed by Phillips (The Hangover, War Dogs). Phillips teamed up with Scott Silver (8 Mile) to write a script described as an “exploration of a man disregarded by society [that] is not

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