Warner Bros. has announced the release date of Joaquin Phoenix's Joker 2, officially titled "Joker: Folie Deux".

Original director Todd Phillips is returning to direct Warner Bros and DC's Joker 2.

Also Joaquin Phoenix is returning in Joker 2 to reprise the title role. The actor has been roped in by the studio for $20 million for the sequel.

If rumours are to be believed, Lady Gaga will be seen playing Harley Quinn in Joker 2.

The original film Joker of 2019 emerged as a huge blockbuster at the box office. Made on a budget of $55 million, the film grossed a whopping $1.07 billion.

In addition, Warner Bros and DC's Joker also became the highest-grossing film in the R-rated category.

Before Warner Bros. and DC's Joker, Marvel's Deadpool held the record for the highest grossing in the R-rated category.

 2019's Joker received 12 nominations at the Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Actor in a Lead Role.

Warner Bros. and DC have scheduled the release of Joker 2 for October 4, 2024.

Warner Bros. has most recently canned Batgirl, which had a budget of $90 million, starring Leslie Grace.