It has been reported that the production of Joker: Folie à Deux, starring Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga, is expected to cost about USD 150 million.
The highly-anticipated sequel Joker 2 has been greenlit! Joker: Folie à Deux features not only Joaquin Phoenix as Joker/Arthur Fleck after his Oscar-winning performance, but also Lady Gaga, playing Harley Quinn.
In Joker 2, Lady Gaga’s Salary Is Usd 10 Million For Her Role As Joaquin Phoenix
Further, Zazie Beetz is reportedly in negotiations to reprise her role as Sophie Dumond in the upcoming Todd Phillips film.
Lady Gaga will reportedly earn USD 10 million for Joker: Folie à Deux, according to Variety. According to previous reports, Joaquin Phoenix and Todd Phillips will receive USD 20 million paydays for Joker 2.
Phoenix’s Joker 2 salary was exponentially higher than his USD 4.5 million salaries for Joker, which became the most successful R-rated film of all time with a global box office total of USD 1.07 billion. It is also the first R-rated movie to reach the billion-dollar mark!
Joker: Folie à Deux will be a musical, more A Star Is Born than In the Heights. In addition to the cast and director taking home large checks, the production budget for Joker: Folie à Deux is roughly estimated at USD 150 million, versus USD 55-70 million for Joker.
It will be exciting to see Joker and Harley Quinn’s chaotic magic unfold in Joker: Folie à Deux!
Joker: Folie à Deux stars Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga as Joker and Harley Quinn, respectively. Comment below to share your excitement with Pinkvilla.
Joker: Folie à Deux will be released in the US on October 4, 2024.