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Joaquin Phoenix finds playing Joker terrifying and we cant imagine why

Joaquin has opened up on playing the titular character (Picture: WireImage)
While we can only empath..

Joaquin has opened up on playing the titular character (Picture: WireImage)

While we can only empathise because we know its going to be terrifying to watch, Joaquin Phoenix has voiced his fears of playing The Joker.

We eagerly anticipate his turn as failed comedian Arthur Fleck in the backstory to the classic Batman foe.

With rave reviews already populating our senses after it premiered at Venice Film Festival – receiving an eight-minute standing ovation and taking home the top Golden Lion award – were anticipating brilliance.

Still, 44-year-old Joaquin has revealed he had no real preconceptions going into the title role in Todd Phillips upcoming DC Comics blockbuster, and the potential for danger is what sold him on the role.

Seems he likes to be scared.

He told the New York Times: I didnt really know what it was. I didnt know how to classify it.

I didnt say, “This is the character Im playing.” I didnt know what we were going to do. It was terrifying.

Joaquin Phoenix in Joker
See, terrifying (Picture: WB)

Joaquin explained his criteria for his roles is quite a simple one, in that the projects have to carry a unique vision above all else.

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The Walk The Line star added: I dont really care about genre or budget size, anything like that. Its just whether there is a filmmaker that has a unique vision, has a voice, and the ability to make the film.

With Oscars whispers already surrounding his take on the villain, Joaquin revealed he always asks himself the same question when it comes to deciding whether or not to take on a new project, and he only sees his film career coming to an end when either he or the audience gets bored.

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He said: Whats going to keep me excited or inspired, and wanting to work hard?

If I dont feel like Im pushing myself in some ways, Ill get bored, or maybe theyll get bored of me. I dont know whos going to get bored of who first.

Director Todd recently admitted it was a challenge to convince Phoenix to star in the upcoming movie.

He said: I was going to his house, basically begging him to do the movie. I go, “So I keep coming up here every day. At some point you, you gotta say are you in or out”.

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And he said, “Thats not how you do it”… I always say he never really signed onto the movie. One day he just showed up at a wardrobe fitting.

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Daniel Craig left bruised and bloodied as he films Bond 25, No Time To Die

Retirement is going well for Bond then (Picture: MEGA)
Daniel Craig has been left bruised and bloodi..

Retirement is going well for Bond then (Picture: MEGA)

Daniel Craig has been left bruised and bloodied on the set of Bond 25, No Time To Die.

Yep, despite retiring to Jamaica at the end of the last film, Spectre, hes definitely no longer living the quiet life.

The James Bond star is currently filming in Matera, a rocky outcrop in southern Italy and has been pictured in the middle of a brutal battle with an opponent that leaves him without a jacket and more than just a little banged up.

Production is steamrolling ahead in the country for the 25th offering of the titular character, this time directed by Cary Fukunaga.

Daniel Craig as James Bond (Picture: MEGA)
The James Bond star is filming in Matera (Picture: MEGA)
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Will he come out of this fight the victor? (Picture: MEGA)
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Bond is looking a bit bruised and battered (Picture: MEGA)
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Has he been left for dead? (Picture: MEGA)

Set pictures from earlier in September showed Craig in the same outfit, and alongside his body double so Bond fans seem to be in store for one heck of an action sequence.

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Lea Seydoux has also been pictured on set, with recent pictures showing Craig and Seydoux getting to grips with one another in an intimate scene shot.

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The James Bond star is filming in Matera (Picture: MEGA)
Daniel Craig as James Bond
Bond crew are hard at work (Picture: MEGA)
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Will it actually be time for Bond to die? (Picture: MEGA)

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Colin Firth stars in the new trailer of The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden is being made into another film adaptation but this time its more magical and star..

The Secret Garden is being made into another film adaptation but this time its more magical and stars Colin Firth.

What more do you need?

As with any reboot, there will be a new spin on the story and just from the trailer, it seems the garden is ridiculously large.

Frances Hodgson Burnett released the classic book in 1911 and there have been a few adaptations along the way.

The last time the book was adapted for the screen was in 1993 and there was a steampunk update in 2017 but we dont think anyone wants to talk about that.

Maggie Smith and Kate Maberley starred in the 1993 adaptation and did a phenomenal job at keeping to the original book.

The young actress will also be in the Game of Thrones prequel (Picture: STUDIOCANAL
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Julie Walters
Julie Walters has been in Mamma Mia with Colin Firth (Picture: STUDIOCANAL
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However, it seems the new film might be more loosely adapted from the book, as the existence of CGI will be able to make it more exciting for fans, and it has been brought forward to 1947 England, on the eve of Partition in India, and in the aftermath of WW2 in Britain.

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The new childrens movie will be introducing a lot of bright young stars who are on the rise.

Dixie Egerickx stars as Mary and she will be joined by Amir Wilson as Dickon and Edan Hayhurst as Colin.

These stars are already doing wonders with acting as Dixie will be appearing in the Game of Thrones sequel and Amir will be seen in the His Dark Material series.

Colin Firth
Colin Firth is great at playing the brooding father-type figure (Picture: STUDIOCANAL METROGRAB)

We cant have a ridiculous film being made without some ridiculously celebrated British actors as part of the mix.

Colin Firth (Archibald Crane) and Julie Walters (Mrs Medlock) will be playing the key adult roles, so not to worry, folks, this film will be great.

The Secret Garden hits UK cinemas on 17 April, 2020.

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Old Town Road Music Video Director To Helm House Party Remake At New Line

EXCLUSIVE: After winning an MTV Video Music Award for bringing his vision and humor to the video for..

EXCLUSIVE: After winning an MTV Video Music Award for bringing his vision and humor to the video for Lil Nas Xs remix of “Old Town Road” with Billy Ray Cyrus, director Calmatic is looking to celebrate with a party…a House Party to be specific. The music video director will make his feature directorial debut with the forthcoming reimagining of the comedy classic House Party at New Line Cinema.

The remake from SpringHill Entertainment will be cut from the same cloth as the original 1990 comedy directed by Reginald Hudlin and starring Christopher “Kid” Reid and Christopher “Play” Martin of the rap duo Kid N Play (it was also a dance shown in the pic). The movie, which told the story of a house party to end all house parties, was drenched in 90s hip hop flair and featured Martin Lawrence and Tisha Campbell-Martin before they went on to star in the hit Fox TV series Martin.

The movie became a huge success and spawned two sequels: House Party 2 in 1991 and a third installment in 1994. The movie continued to party on with a direct-to-video sequels House Party 4: Down to the Last Minute in 2001, which did not include any of the original cast. The fifth installment House Party: Tonights the Night was released in 2012 and saw the return of Kid N Play to the franchise.

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