Mentioned since 2019, the sequel to the Joker played by Joaquin Phoenix has long been denied by the main interested parties. However, the Oscar-winning actor will indeed be back in the shoes of the Prince of Crime in a second part, which seems to retain his working title: Folie à deux, in reference to the psychiatric syndrome of shared psychosis. It was therefore a safe bet that Harley Quinn would be in the game. Her presence is now confirmed and the rumors were all right: it’s not Margot Robbie – who played Harkam’s psychiatrist three times, in Suicide Squad (2016), Birds of Prey (2020) and The Suicide Squad (2021) – who will put on the colorful costume in this second installment, but Lady Gaga. and Harley Quinn perform a Chinese shadow dance step. Joker 2 is rumored to be a musical, which this music video seems to confirm. The first part was inspired by La Valse des puppets by Martin Scorsese with Robert De Niro. For this sequel, announced as much more violent, it is difficult not to think of New York, New York, the only musical comedy by the same filmmaker. Todd Phillips had also produced A Star Is Born, with Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, himself producer of the first Joker.Joker 2, directed by Todd Phillips, will be released on October 4, 2024 in theaters, exactly five years after the first shutter.