The Joker cast features a mix of talented actors coming together to tell an origin story for the famous Batman villain.
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Joaquin Phoenix plays Arthur Fleck, a struggling comedian who later becomes the criminal known as Joker.
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Frances Conroy plays Penny Fleck, Arthur's ailing, bedridden mother.
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Robert De Niro plays Murray Franklin, a late-night TV show host.
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Zazie Beetz plays Sophie Dumond, a single mother and possible love interest for Arthur.
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Dante Pereira-Olson plays a young Bruce Wayne.
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Additional cast includes Brett Cullen, Douglas Hodge, Bill Camp, Shea Whigham, Bryan Callen, and Brian Tyree Henry.
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Joker will premiere at the 2019 Venice Film Festival and arrives in theaters October 4, 2019.
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