Joaquin Phoenix seen for the first time wearing 'Joker' makeup

Publish Date
Sunday, 23 September 2018, 9:26AM


The first image of Joaquin Phoenix in makeup to play The Joker was released on Friday.

The actor can be seen with clown like paint on his face in an Instagram image shared by Todd Phillips then Warner Bros. The caption read: 'Camera test (w/ sound). Joker according to DailyMail.

At first the star is seen with plain clothes on. Then flashes of light spread over his face before he begins to smile. Finally, the made up Joker is exposed.

The film is due to be released in the US on October 4, 2019.

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Camera test (w/ sound). Joker.

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