Warner Bros. and DC are speeding up work on their upcoming project Joker 2. Original director Todd Phillips is returning to direct the film.

Warner Bros and DC film's sequel is titled Joker: Folie Deux, which director Todd Phillips shared on social media last week

Warner Bros and DC have yet to formally confirm the return of Joaquin Phoenix in Joker 2. Talks with the actor are in the final stages

Rumors have now swirled that Academy Award winning actress Lady Gaga could star opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Warner Bros and DC's Joker 2.

Warner Bros. and DC are in talks with singer-actress Lady Gaga for a role in Joker 2.

If believe the rumours, Lady Gaga will play Harley Quinn- the Arkham Asylum shrink who falls in love with her patient Arthur Fleck aka Joker.

If that happens, Joker 2 will be the third biggest film of her career for the singer-turned-actress Lady Gaga.

Lady Gaga previously seen in Ridley Scott's crime-drama, House Of Gucci alongside Adam Driver.

Although Lady Gaga got her first break through role in Bradley Cooper's 2018 musical romance A Star Is Born.

Warner Bros. and DC's Joker 2 is expected to begin production later this year or in early 2023.

Original Joker ( 2019 ) from Warner Bros. and DC turned out to be a blockbuster, with the film grossing $1.07 billion worldwide on a budget of $55 million.