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Zazie Beetz in Talks to Join Joaquin Phoenix in Standalone ‘Joker’ Film

Atlanta and Deadpool 2 star, Zazie Beetz is in talks to team-up with Joaquin Phoenix in the standalone Joker origin film.

The Warner Bros. flick will see Beetz join Phoenix, who is set to portray one of Batman’s greatest foes and will be directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover). If the negotiations go through, we will see Beetz portraying a single mother who’s gained the attention of the maniacal villain.

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Zazie Beetz as Domino in Deadpool 2 (Courtesy of 20th Century Fox)

Beetz can next be seen alongside Natalie Portman in Noah Hawley’s upcoming sci-fi drama and in Steven Soderbergh’s High Flying Bird.

Are you excited to see Zazie Beetz in the Joker film? Be sure to let us know in the comment section below.

Joker is set to begin shooting in New York this September; with Warner Bros. setting a release date of October 4, 2019.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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