Joaquin Phoenix is trending because of a recently shared video of him playing the character of Joker by the director Todd Phillips. He shared a short video which features "Arthur" from the film in clown makeup with a wicked smile in the end.
Take a look at the video here:
The movie would be a standalone origin story for the character of Joker. It is expected to be a Taxi Driver-esque experience where he turns from stand-up comedian to a villain. Martin Scorcese is the executive director of this film. Alongside Joaquin Phoenix, the movie also stars Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Frances Conroy, and Marc Maron.
What is your opinion regarding this teaser look of Joaquin as 'Joker'?
1 Here are just some pics of Heath Ledger as Joker to remind you how much awesome he was: