“Joker” star Joaquin Phoenix, has recently stated that he would potentially be interested in making a comeback to his titular role.
During an interview with US show Popcorn with Peter Travers, the actor was asked if he considers Joker to be his dream role – to which Joaquin brought up the possibility of returning to the role of Arthur Fleck.
“I wouldn’t have thought of this as my dream role,” said the Academy Award winner. “But now, honestly, I can’t stop thinking about it. I talked to Todd a lot about what else we might be able to do, in general, just working together, but also specifically, if there’s something else we can do with Joker that might be interesting.
“So, it ended up being a dream role. It’s nothing that I really wanted to do prior to working on this movie.” He added.
Watch the interview below.
Todd Phillips, director of the film, has previously indicated his desire to see a second Joker instalment: “One thing I will tell you: I would do anything with [Phoenix], any day of the week,” he told Total Film.
“There’s nobody like him. If he was willing to do [a sequel], and if people show up to this movie, and Warners came to us and said, ‘You know what? If you guys could think of something…’ Well, I have a feeling that he and I could think of something pretty cool.”
We can’t agree more with Todd Phillips, and hopefully there will be more news of a future sequel!