• Todd Phillips' Joker is shaping up to be a proper awards season contender. 1 / 8

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  • It stars Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck, the man who becomes The Joker. 2 / 8

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  • The film isn't part of the DCEU (where Jared Leto played Joker in Suicide Squad). 3 / 8

  • Joker is now set to screen at both Toronto and Venice's film festivals. 4 / 8

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  • James Gray's Ad Astra also made the cut for this year's Venice Film Festival... 5 / 8

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  • As did Steven Soderbergh's Panama Papers drama, The Laundromat. 6 / 8

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  • Will Joker walk away with the top prize at Venice? Stay tuned to find out! 7 / 8

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