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Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker to Launch in India on October 2, will Fight War, Sye Raa

Last updated on September 26, 2019

Joaquin Phoenix-starrer Joker, that was scheduled to launch at October 4, does currently arriving on October 2 in India. Warner Bros. India shared the information on its own official Twitter handle.

“Joker Movie will release in India on Wednesday, October 2, two weeks before its first scheduled launch,” the tweet.

The newest release date makes sense considering it is a federal holiday in India, which explains the reason why Indian films will also be releasing two times early this week, such as the Hrithik Roshan, Tiger Shroff-starrer activity thriller War and even the Telugu action epic Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy.

Directed by Todd Phillips, Joker includes a fresh spin on the comic book character’s origin story, also follows an aspiring live-in comic named Arthur Fleck (Phoenix) whose mental wellbeing problems escalate, finally leading him into a lifetime of crime, reported Variety.

Aside from Phoenix, the film also includes Robert De Niro, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais, along with Shea Whigham.

Before this month, Joker obtained an eight-minute standing ovation at its Venice Film Festival premiere.

Aside from Joker, Warner Bros has several other movies in the pipeline, such as Margot Robbie’s Birds of Prey, the protagonist Wonder Woman 1984, Robert Pattinson-starrer The Batman, James Gunn-helmed Display The Suicide Squad and the Jason Momoa-led Aquaman 2.