See Joaquin Phoenix in full Joker movie makeup

Angelo Anderson
September 23, 2018

"Joker." Opening on a makeup/wardrobe test slate that describes the look as "full white", the footage first shows Phoenix's Arthur standing in a mustard yellow jacket, his hands in his pockets and his disheveled half-mullet hair-do hanging around his unassuming but clearly tired face.

To the tune of The Guess Who's 1969 song, "Laughing", Phoenix is first seen without makeup, standing in front of the camera, casually dressed with his hands in his pockets.

Phoenix is the third person to play the Joker in the past 10 years, following Heath Ledger, who passed away in 2008, and Jared Leto. I'm surprised that we received this look so early on during production, but leaks were likely imminent as filming is well underway.

The Joker origin film will premiere sometime in October 2019. Phillip's version of the film will trace the rise of the Joker from a comedian to the Clown Prince of Crime. He later followed up with another post on September 21; this time, it was a video which had images of the Joker as seen in the comics and previous movies, all juxtaposed on Pheonix's face.

Joker centers around the iconic arch nemesis and is an original, standalone story not seen before on the big screen.

While fans have only so far seen Phoenix's role come alive in sneak peeks of this origin movie, the film boasts a pretty acclaimed cast.

Phillips' teaser clip started with a board saying "wardrobe test" and "character: Arthur". The film also stars Zazie Beetz, Robert DeNiro, Marc Maron, Frances Conroy, and Josh Pais.

Other reports by Iphone Fresh

Discuss This Article