On the occasion of the broadcast of “Two Lovers” on ARTE, here is a quiz on the one who caused a sensation in 2019 by interpreting the Joker. A true chameleon, will you be able to recognize these nine Joaquin Phoenix films using a single image?
It was THE cinema news of the week. The confirmation of Joker 2 with Lady Gaga headlining alongside Joaquin Phoenix who will reprise his role as Arthur Fleck. The news was confirmed by the American singer in person, who posted a musical teaser on her Instagram account.
Even if it is not yet certain, it is very likely that she will interpret the role of Harley Quinn, thus succeeding actress Margot Robbie who had taken on the role of the young heroine three times. We will also find Todd Phillips in the production. It will however be necessary to be patient to discover the continuation of the adventures of the Joker, since the film is expected for a theatrical release on October 4, 2024.
Until then, we will have had the pleasure of seeing Joaquin Phoenix again in his second major project, since he will play Napoleon Bonaparte in Ridley Scott’s next film, which should be released in 2023 on the Apple TV + platform. The film will focus on Napoleon’s youth, his rise to power and his relationship with Joséphine de Beauharnais.
To embody the wife of the emperor, Jodie Comer had first been approached. A choice which had been far from unanimous because of the age difference between the two actors, not in accordance with historical reality. It was finally Vanessa Kirby who inherited the role. Also in the cast, the presence of a French actor whose rating continues to climb in Hollywood: Tahar Rahim who will play Paul Barras.
While waiting to discover these two films, take a look back at Joaquin Phoenix’s rich career and his many physical transformations, with this quiz in MCQ mode where you will have to find nine of the actor’s greatest roles!