Get Out star Catherine Keener to star in Todd Phillips' Joker 2

Get Out star Catherine Keener to star in Todd Phillips' Joker 2

Oscar nominee” Catherine Keener (“The Trap”) has landed the lead role alongside Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga in the “Joker sequel” Todd Phillips “Joker: Folie à Deux” for Warner Bros. and DC Movies.

Get Out star Katherine Keener to play Todd Phillips in Joker 2

Catherine Keener

Todd Phillips returns to direct, he also co-wrote the screenplay with Scott Silver, who wrote the original film. Not much is known about the sequel, though insiders believe it will have musical elements and be set in Arkham Hospital, where the first film ends after Arthur Fleck (Phoenix) is sent there. It is not yet known who Keener will play.

But it has recently been revealed that Brendan Gleeson will be joining Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga in the Joker sequel. Zazie Beetz is also reported to be in talks to reprise her role as Sophie Dumond.

Warner Bros also recently announced that the film will be released on October 4, 2024. Production is expected to begin in December this year.

As for Keener, the actress last played in Shaun Levy's “Project Adam” alongside Ryan Reynolds and Mark Ruffalo.

Recall , singer and actress Lady Gaga (House of Gucci) will play the female lead in Joker 2.