Joker 2: Folie à Deux - trailer, release date, cast and everything we know so far

10 April 2024, 13:26 | Updated: 10 April 2024, 19:05

Lagy Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix star in Joker: Folie à Deux
Lagy Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix star in Joker: Folie à Deux. Picture: Warner Bros. Pictures

By Jenny Mensah

The first official trailer for Joker: Folie à Deux - starring Joaquin Phoenix with Lady Gaga - has been unveiled. Find out when it's released and what we know about the sequel so far.

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The first official trailer for Joker 2: Folie à Deux has been released.

The sequel to 2019's Joker, which saw Joaquin Phoenix in the titular role, is set to drop in 2024 and it will see Lady Gaga join as a reimagining of Harley Quinn.

Watch the official full trailer below and find out what we know about Joker 2 so far, including its release date, who's in the cast and more.

When is Joker 2 released?

Joker: Folie à Deux is released on 4th October 2024, five years to the day from the original film's release.

Is the Joker 2 trailer out?

The trailer for Joker: Folie A Deux was released on Tuesday 9th April. Watch it below:

Watch the Joker: Folie A Deux trailer

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Who's in the cast of Joker 2?

Joker: Folie à Deux will see Joaquin Phoenix reprise his role as the title character, also known as Arthur Fleck, where he'll be joined by Lady Gaga. The film will also see the return of Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond,

See more details about the Joker: Folie à Deux cast according to IMDb below:

  • Joaquin Phoenix - Arthur Fleck
  • Lady Gaga - Harley Quinn
  • Zazie Beetz - Sophie Dumond
  • Catherine Keener
  • Ken Leung
  • Brenden Gleeson
  • Steve Coogan
  • Jacob Lfland
  • Gaddlin Griffith
  • Tim Dillon
  • Bill Smitrovich - Jude Herman Rothwax
  • Leigh Gill - Gary
  • Harry Lawtey
  • Mike houston - Guard
  • Sharon Washington
  • G.L. McQueary
  • Troy Fromin - Inmate
Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga will co-star in Joker: Folie à Deux
Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga will co-star in Joker: Folie à Deux. Picture: Warner Bros/Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic/Getty

What does Folie à Deux mean?

Folie à Deux, is a French phrase which means a delusion or mental illness shared by two people, most commonly a romantic couple.

What do we know about Joker 2 so far?

The film - which sees Todd Phillips back at the helm - is rumoured to be a musical and will see Lady Gaga play the role of Harley Quinn.

Where the first Joker saw Joaquin Phoenix play out the delusions of the title character, Joker 2 will see Phoenix and Gaga feed off each other in what is no doubt set to be the most twisted and colourful love story of the year. Set largely in Arkham Asylum, the movie no likely will explore their complex and perhaps disturbing bond. As with the first film, we imagine the lines between fantasy and reality will be heavily blurred.

Is Joker 2 really a musical?

Apparently no. Joker: Folie à Deux will be not musical but it WILL have many musical elements in it and is said to feature 15 numbers - with most of them being covers of well-known songs, according to Variety. As seen in the film's trailer, it features the 1965 hit What the World Needs Now Is Love, which was written by Hal David and composed by Burt Bacharach.

"I like to say it's a movie where music is an essential element." director Todd Phillips told CinemaCon on Tuesday (9th April), when asked the question.

"To me that doesn't veer to far from the first film," he said, adding that in that original film, "Arthur has music in him. He has a grace to him."

The original Joker was released in 2019 and took home a record breaking $96.2 million at the box office during its opening weekend. In total, the film took home $1.07 billion internationally, making it highest ever grossing R-Rated movie.

The film was nominated for 11 Oscars overall and and saw Joaquin Phoenix and Hildur Guðnadóttir take home an Academy Award for Best Actor and Original Music Score respectively.

Watch the teaser for JOKER 2 - Folie à Deux


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