John discusses the rumor of Robert De Niro joining the Martin Scorsese, Joaquin Phoenix Joker film.
With no less than 2 seperate Joker movies in development at Warner Bros, one in the DCEU with Jared Leto returning as his Suicide Squad incarnation of the Joker, and one being produced by Martin Scorsese with Joaquin Phoenix as the joker OUTSIDE of the DCEU, a new rumor has started circulating that legendary actor Robert De Niro is being looked at for a supporting role in the Joaquin Phoenix film. According to the rumor (and I stress the word RUMOR), De Niro is being looked at for a role now only being described as “Murray Franklin, Male (65-75) Caucasian”. Obviously De Niro’s involvement would be incredible… but should we believe the rumor? Well… there are some reasons why we shouldn’t and some why we could.