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Kristen Stewart Reacts to Idea of Playing Joker Alongside Robert Pattinson's Batman

Kristen Stewart is opening up about a role that some fans want to see her play.

The 31-year-old actress reacted to the idea of playing the Joker alongside Twilight alum Robert Pattinson in the upcoming Batman movie in an interview with Variety.

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Emma Stone Speaks to 'Cruella' & 'Joker' Comparisons

After the Cruella trailer was released a few weeks ago, fans began comparing the film to Joaquin Phoenix‘s Joker.

“It’s very different from Joker in many ways,” Emma, who stars as the title character in the movie, told Total Film. “I would never even remotely compare myself to Joaquin Phoenix. I wish I was more like him.”

Cruella‘s director, Craig Gillespie, also spoke to the comparisons, saying, “There are some really deep, emotional things that Cruella’s dealing with that send her to the villainous darker side. So in that sense, it is [similar]. But it’s definitely its own thing. Just to sort of reframe Cruella, I thought it was important to show this darker side of her. But there’s going to be a lot of fun, a lot of humor in it. There’s a lot of absolutely delightful banter and rhythm to the style of it, which is different from Joker.”

Find out what fans had to say about the similarities between Joker and Cruella.

Cruella will premiere on May 28 and you’ll be able to stream it for a fee on Disney+.

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'Disney's Joker' Is Trending on Twitter & It's All Because of 'Cruella'

Fans noticed a topic trending on Twitter – “Disney’s Joker” – and you may be wondering why.

It’s because the Cruella movie trailer debuted and the movie focuses on the 101 Dalmatians villain, Cruella de Vil. Fans are comparing this origin story to that of the Joker movie starring Joaquin Phoenix. Cruella stars Emma Stone and will be released on May 28, 2021.

The Joker movie received very mixed reviews, but ended with Joaquin sweeping awards season and winning the Oscar for his work in the film.

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David Fincher Calls 'Joker' Movie a 'Betrayal of the Mentally Ill'

Acclaimed director David Fincher is sharing his thoughts on the movie Joker and why he considers it to be a “betrayal of the mentally ill.”

Fincher talked about Joker‘s success in contrast to his movie Fight Club, which was much more difficult to get made back in the late 1990s.

“Nobody would have thought they had a shot at a giant hit with Joker had The Dark Knight not been as massive as it was,” Fincher told The Telegraph.

“I don’t think ­anyone would have looked at that material and thought, Yeah, let’s take [Taxi Driver’s] Travis Bickle and [The King of Comedy’s] Rupert Pupkin and conflate them, then trap him in a betrayal of the mentally ill, and trot it out for a billion dollars,” Fincher added.

The two characters that Fincher referenced were both played by Robert De Niro, who happens to appear in Joker.

Fincher said that after early screenings of Fight Club, “the general view afterwards among the studio types was, ‘Our careers are over.’ The fact we got that film made in 1999 is still, to my mind, a miracle.”

The upcoming Fincher movie Mank is getting tons of Oscar buzz and the trailer was released last month.

Joaquin Phoenix Says His Dreams Were Different While Filming 'Joker'

Joaquin Phoenix is on the cover of W Magazine‘s Volume 1. Best Performances issue, out on newsstands on February 4.

Here’s what the Joker star had to say…

On whether he’s had dance training: “Yes. And I worked with a choreographer for Joker. Normally, I don’t like talking about character with anyone other than the director, but the choreographer gave me a vocabulary that informed the role. I wanted to go from joy and euphoria to something painful. Dance gave me that language. And hunger.”

On whether he had trouble shaking off the character: “Well, I was living like a hermit because I was on an extreme diet. You can’t really socialize when you’re not eating or drinking.”

On whether his dreams were different: “Yes. I was always dreaming about food. I’d dream that I ate a huge meal. And I’d wake up feeling so guilty.”

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Martin Scorsese Has Only Seen Clips of 'Joker' - Here's What He Thinks of the Film So Far!

Martin Scorsese isn’t in a rush to see Joker.

The acclaimed director, who made headlines criticizing Marvel films for not being “cinema,” weighed in on the popular Todd Phillips movie.

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“I saw clips of it. I know it. So it’s like, why do I need to? I get it. It’s fine,” he explained to the New York Times.

At the same time, Martin revealed that he enjoyed Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite.

If you didn’t know, Martin‘s daughter trolled him with some hilarious Christmas wrapping paper. Find out more!

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Director Todd Phillips 'Didn't Subscribe' To Negative Response To The Violence in 'Joker'!

Todd Phillips is opening up about the negative criticism his film Joker received for it’s heavy violence.

“I just didn’t subscribe to that bullshit thing, quite frankly, that was happening in the media,” the 49-year-old Golden Globe-nominated director told The Hollywood Reporter as part of their roundtable interview with top directors.

“They just pick a movie every so often and declare it means something that it doesn’t,” Todd continued. “We had think pieces being written where people proudly wrote, ‘I haven’t seen the movie. I don’t need to see the movie. Then they would write two pages about why the movie is bad.’”

“We were struggling to get Joker made, which sounds funny because it exists in the superhero world, but it’s really not one of those movies. We had a really hard time getting that film made, which seems insane today seeing how well the movies done,” Todd added. “We spent a year at Warner Bros., and I saw emails back and forth, literally, where they said, “Does he realize we sell Joker pajamas at Target?” I go, “Didn’t movies come first and pajamas come second? Are the pajamas dictating the movies?’”

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