“Joker: Folly a Deux”: First trailer released

Warner Bros. Tuesday offered a glimpse of the much-anticipated sequel joker, The Hollywood studio is looking to capitalize on last year's success with Lady Gaga at the Cinema Convention in Las Vegas. Barbie.

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Joker: Mad for two, Written by Todd Phillips, the plowing started by the controversial first film that won an Oscar for its star, Joaquin Phoenix, and reinvented the superhero film as much as possible.

The Joker 2019 delivered the dark and violent story of Batman's arch-nemesis Arthur Fleck, dividing audiences by portraying a murderous villain as a hero who went so far as to incite fears of mass murder.

The sequel, which comes out in October and stars one of the world's biggest pop stars, Lady Gaga, has been described as a musical.

Presenting the trailer, Todd Phillips called his latest production “an essential element of music,” in which the new Joker “Not much different from the original.”

“Arthur is weird and distant and all that, but he has music, he has a grace in him,” explained the director. “It meant a lot of dancing in the first film, so what we did didn't seem too far-fetched. It's weird, but when you look at it, it makes sense,” Todd Phillips added.

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It shows Joker (Joaquin Phoenix) meeting Harley Quinn (Lady Gaga) at an asylum, before the two escape. Other scenes show them dancing romantically on a rooftop in the moonlight.

CinemaCon is the major film industry convention where Hollywood studios showcase their upcoming productions to theater owners around the world.

This comes against a backdrop of forecasts pointing to a down year, especially due to recent strikes by actors and screenwriters in Hollywood.

The sector is struggling to emerge from five difficult years, particularly marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and the rise of streaming reading.

However, Warner enjoyed significant success barbie, It raised $1.45 billion last year. But the conglomerate Warner Bros. Discovery, created by a merger in 2022, saw its stock plummet and experienced layoffs.

Warner's presentation on Tuesday also included footage from the highly anticipated sequel to the classic 1980s fantasy comedy. Beetle juice A promo for the sci-fi movie from director Tim Burton, and Robert Pattinson parasite, South Korean Bong Joon-ho.

Presented by Michael Keaton and Catherine O'Hara Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, A sequel, in which we find them in what Tim Burton described as “a strange family reunion.”

Bong Joon-ho, for his part, traveled to CinemaCon for the first time to promote a sci-fi comedy. Mickey 17, His first film after that ParasiteThe first non-English language film to win the Palme d'Or and Best Picture Oscar at Cannes in 2019.

“With Bong as the director, it was a no-brainer to go for it,” said Robert Pattinson, who plays several characters in the film, which opens in January.

The studio's future offerings will also be displayed horizon, Kevin Costner's Western Story, Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga George Miller or horror film trap D. M. Night Shyamalan.

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