• The Joker cast features a mix of talented actors coming together to tell an origin story for the famous Batman villain. 1 / 9

  • Joaquin Phoenix plays Arthur Fleck, a struggling comedian who later becomes the criminal known as Joker. 2 / 9

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  • Frances Conroy plays Penny Fleck, Arthur's ailing, bedridden mother. 3 / 9

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  • Robert De Niro plays Murray Franklin, a late-night TV show host. 4 / 9

  • Zazie Beetz plays Sophie Dumond, a single mother and possible love interest for Arthur. 5 / 9

  • Dante Pereira-Olson plays a young Bruce Wayne. 6 / 9

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  • Additional cast includes Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham, Bryan Callen, and Brian Tyree Henry. 7 / 9

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  • Joker will premiere at the 2019 Venice Film Festival and arrives in theaters October 4, 2019. 8 / 9

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