Joaquin Phoenix Signs Up To Play The Joker. He’s Got Some Big Shoes To Fill!

 

 

 

Heath Ledger put such an indelible stamp on The Joker that it’s hard to watch anyone else portray the character.  Jared Leto tried and in our opinion failed. Now Joaquin Phoenix is stepping up to the plate to play the  fictional super villain. Can he pull it off? Only time will tell…

 

 

Joaquin Phoenix is set to play The Joker in a standalone movie. Todd Phillips is directing an origins tale about the Joker for Warner Brothers. Sources tell Variety that Joaquin has agreed in principle to starring in the film