Veteran actor Brendan Gleeson has joined Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix in the highly anticipated film Joker: Foil a Deux.
The film is a sequel to the 2019 blockbuster Phoenix joker In it he played Arthur Fleck aka The Joker, legendary nemesis of DC superhero The Batman.
Pop star Lady Gaga will play Harley Quinn in the sequel. The details of Gleeson’s character have therefore been kept under wraps diversity.
In contrast to the dark and gritty joker, the sequel will be created as a musical. Filmmaker Todd Phillips returns to direct the second installment. He is co-writing the screenplay with Scott Silver.
Joker: Foil a Deux will be released by Hollywood studio Warner Bros on October 4, 2024.
Gleeson is currently playing in Banshees by Inisherin from director Martin McDonagh, who previously directed the Irish actor in his critically acclaimed 2008 dark comedy In Bruges.