Fans received a Valentine’s Day treat with the first look of Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn in Joker 2, which has been titled Joker: Folie à Deux. Director Todd Philips shared the surprise on Instagram, and fans couldn’t contain their excitement. Read on for more details.
Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn in Joker 2
Lady Gaga announced her involvement in the Joker sequel back in August, and it seems she’s ready to captivate fans with her portrayal of Harley Quinn. The newly released photo from director Todd Philips shows Gaga’s Quinn standing against a wall, facing Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker. She places her hands on his cheeks as the two share a meaningful gaze. Philips shared the image on Instagram with the caption “happy valentine’s day.”
Fans have been eagerly anticipating any news about the sequel since its announcement, and this first glimpse of Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn has certainly created a buzz. It remains to be seen what kind of character Harley will be in the sequel and how she fits into the story, but this photo has certainly added to the excitement.
Joker fans can look forward to Lady Gaga’s appearance in the upcoming sequel, Joker: Folie à Deux, set to be released on October 4, 2024. Gaga, who announced her involvement in the project last August, will play the character of Harley Quinn. The first look of Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn was recently unveiled by director Todd Philips on Instagram, featuring her standing against a wall, face to face with Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker.
It is speculated that the sequel will delve into the origin story of Harley, including her initial meetings with the Joker when she was a therapist named Dr. Harleen Quinzel. This will be the second time that Lady Gaga will be working with director Todd Philips, following their previous collaboration on A Star is Born.
Fans react to Lady Gaga’s picture reveal as Harley Quinn in Joker 2
As soon as Todd Philips shared the post on his social media space, it was flooded with likes and comments. One fan wrote, “Oscar just for that picture.” A second fan commented, “Im deceased!!!!??” Another user wrote, “BRO JUST DELIVERED A EARTH SHATTERING PHOTO AND PRETENDED AS IF WE’RE SUPPOSED TO JUST LOOK PAST IT. A fourth fan’s comment read ”Best valentines gift (slew of emojis)”