Joker 2’s whopping salaries for Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga unveiled | Films | Entertainment | EUROtoday

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Back in 2019, Joker remodeled $1 billion on a price range of simply $60 million.

The arthouse gamble paid off for Warner Bros because the DC solo film grew to become the primary R-rated film to hit the milestone.

Add Joaquin Phoenix’s Best Actor Oscar win and it was solely a matter of time earlier than a sequel was introduced.

Joker: Folie à Deux is ready for launch later this yr with each director Todd Phillips and the star returning, alongside Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn within the musical follow-up.

And now the newest report is that the blockbuster’s price range has ballooned to $200 million, alongside information of the actors’ mammoth paydays.

According to Variety, Phoenix’s wage for Joker 2 is $20 million, up from $4.5 million for the primary movie. Meanwhile, Lady Gaga is being paid someplace within the area of $12 million.

No doubt Warner Bros are hoping for an additional $1 billion hit with the sequel that may little question get awards season curiosity come 2025.

Joker: Folie à Deux hits cinemas on October 4, 2024.