Director Kevin Smith might have confirmed the rumours that Johnny Depp Is Going To Play The Iconic Villain Of The DC Comics Joker.
There are rumours that Johnny Depp might not be the next Captain Jack Sparrow of The Pirates Of the Caribbean franchise. That has got to hurt for an actor who brought in the franchise a whopping of 4 Billion dollars as revenue, isn’t it?
But what if there is a chance for Depp to be a character so iconic and admired that will make him endeavour into a world yet unknown?
- Batman Needs A Joker
- In Depp We See Joker
If the rumours are to be believed, Johnny Depp is being eyed to play the next Joker for the Batman Trilogy and director Kevin Smith definitely seems on board.
Batman Needs A Joker
Although, the rumour mill has been running without much electricity for a while now it seems like the light is back on.
The new Batman movie stars the likes of Robert Pattinson as our dashing, evil-fighting vigilante. A choice deemed controversial when it was first announced but the pictures of the actor in the bat-suit and his acting abilities is something no one can deny being a fan of. With him are Zoe Kravitz as Catwoman, Collin Farell as Penguin and Paul Dino playing the Riddler and all joining the cast as old-school villains.
Does this star-studded cast leave a space for just one more villain like Joker and is Depp really fitted to play it? Director Kevin Smith certainly thinks so. In a recent podcast he admitted that Depp has nothing but brilliance and experience on his part and he would be a wonderful choice to play Joker if at all Joker is in the Batman movie.
Depp has a revenue of 10 Billion dollars to his name from his acting career and has been known to play roles eccentric and challenging which have earned him the status of a super-star which is all the more reason the fans want to see him to don the Joker smile.
In Depp We See Joker
Getting to play DC Comics’ infamous villain Joker on screen is nothing short of an honour at this point. The likes of late Heath Ledger, Jack Nicholson have played the iconic role and have won an Academy Award for it.
In 2019, Todd Philips stand-alone movie of the character Joker starring Joaquin Phoenix broke records at the Box Office earned 1 Billion in revenue. Joaquin Phoenix playing the titular role earned himself an Academy Award for his acting abilities. So, it’s pretty much a guaranteed success if you play it right.
And while these actors are known for playing Joker and winning accolades for it Depp has had a diverse career playing an array of wonderful characters on screen. Playing Joker would be the crowning glory and an ode to a very successful career indeed.
If Depp does end up playing The Clown Prince of Crime it would be very fascinating to see what he brings to the character and what he would look like. It would be his first step into the superhero franchise with playing the DC character and like many other before him, it can only get better.
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