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Todd Phillips shares new Joker image featuring Joaquin Phoenix, confirms R-rating

Director Todd Phillips has taken to Instagram to share a new peek at Joaquin Phoenix’s Arthur Fleck from Warner Bros. and DC Films’ upcoming Joker movie, which sees the future Clown Prince of Crime applying his iconic make-up. Check it out here…

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Finishing touches.

A post shared by Todd Phillips (@toddphillips1) on Jun 16, 2019 at 9:50am Pdt

Meanwhile, responding to a question from a fan in the comments, Phillips also confirmed that the 80s-set origin story will indeed by R-rated, the filmmaker stating that: “It will be rated R. I’ve been asked this a lot. Just assumed people knew. Sorry.”

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Joker is set for release on October 4th 2019 and stars Joaquin Phoenix (The Sisters Brothers), Robert De Niro

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