New detail reveals how tough the DC sequel with Joaquin Phoenix will really be

New detail reveals how tough the DC sequel with Joaquin

After the news was announced a few months ago that Joker 2: Folie à Deux would feature musical interludes, many fans of the tough supervillain certainly believed that the sequel with Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga might have a somewhat shallower side than its predecessor . However, Tim Burton’s film adaptation of the Broadway classic Sweeney Todd, which received a bloody age rating of 16, has already proven that musicals can also have a lot of brutality and severity.

Despite the music, Joker 2 should not lose any of the dark atmosphere that was created in the first part by director Todd Phillips. Because according to an official report from the Motion Picture Association (via Variety ), the film has already won in the USA R rating received, which means: under 17 years of age must be accompanied by an adult.

Joker 2: Also only for adults in Germany?

In the MPA report, Joker becomes 2 “some strong violence, coarse language throughout, some sexual depictions and brief complete nudity” attested. This means the film receives one in the USA Released for adult viewers only.

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Lady Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix in Joker 2: Folie à deux

The first Joker part also received an R rating in the USA. In Germany the film was awarded a prize by the Voluntary Self-Control (FSK). Approved for ages 16 and up classified. What assessment Joker 2: Folie à Deux will receive in this country remains to be seen. A first trailer, which shouldn’t be too long in coming, may soon give us a more precise impression.

When is Joker 2 coming to cinemas?

Joker 2: Folie à Deux is playing in this country October 3, 2024 into the cinemas. In addition to Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga, the superhero drama also stars Zazie Beetz (Deadpool 2), Brendan Gleeson (The Banshees of Inisherin) and Catherine Keener (Get Out).

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