Joaquin Phoenix is playing Batman's most iconic villain in a 'Joker' movie this fall — here's the first teaser trailer

Warner Bros.Say hello to Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker.
  • Warner Bros. released the first teaser trailer for its standalone Joker movie and we’re seriously intrigued.
  • Joaquin Phoenix is starring as the Clown Prince of Crime this time around in a Joker origin story directed by Todd Phillips (“The Hangover”).
  • The trailer first premiered at CinemaCon Tuesday evening where Phillips described it as “a tragedy.”
  • Don’t expect to see Batman in the film. The focus here is all about Gotham’s iconic villain. Instead of Bruce Wayne, the film will include his father, Thomas. Zazie Beetz and Robert DeNiro will also star.
  • “Joker” will be in theatres Friday, October 4. Watch the teaser trailer below.
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