Justin Theroux recently explained how his appearance in Todd Phillips’ cameo jester came to be and addressed those sequel rumors.
Warner Bros. is in active development on a jester sequel with director Todd Phillips seemingly again to co-write the DC movie. The sequel may never see the light of day, but jester raised a billion dollars, so it’s not surprising that the studio is looking to capitalize on the success of the film. The Hollywood Reporter recently asked Justin Theroux, who made a cameo in jester, if you’ve heard anything about the sequel:
“I have not done it. All I can say is that I haven’t talked to Todd in an eternity, and I haven’t reached out to him to do anything about it. jester. I won’t say more than that. Unless you have a brilliant way of weaving in that little character, that would be really putting a character in the movie who probably doesn’t need to be there. “
When it comes to random cameos in great genre movies, Justin Theroux made an appearance in jester and appeared briefly in Star Wars: The Last Jedi. In the interview, Theroux also explained how his jester other Star Wars cameos became:
“Yes, I’m not averse to doing that at all.“ They ”somehow tell you,“ Yes, you really shouldn’t do that because you’re doing it so well. You really don’t need to do that. “Well, why wouldn’t I do that? It’s super fun. jester what just random. Todd Phillips just called me and said they were filming in New York, and since I was in New York, he said, “Hey, you wanna do this quick little thing?” And I said, “Sure, yeah.” I was shooting in a week or two. I was like, “Yes, I will.” If I wasn’t free, I wouldn’t have done it, but I was free, so I said, “Yes, I’d love to. That would be a lot of fun. “What’s wrong with sitting around and laughing for a day with Robert De Niro and Todd Phillips? I’m not averse to that. I don’t have too much pride in those things. I won’t say,” Well that’s not a part important enough “, or,” If you give me a few more lines … “Same with Star Wars. I got to go to London for a couple of days and see this amazing set with all the amazing animatronics, puppets, design and costumes. Yes, it was absolutely fun. “
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Here’s the official synopsis for Todd Phillips jester:
Director Todd Phillips “Joker” focuses on the iconic archenemy and is an original, standalone fictional story that has not been seen before on the big screen. Phillips’ exploration of Arthur Fleck, who is indelibly played by Joaquin Phoenix, is of a man struggling to find his way through Gotham’s fractured society. A hired clown by day, he aspires to be a stand-up comedian by night … but discovers that the joke always seems to be his. Caught in a cyclical existence between apathy and cruelty, Arthur makes a bad decision that sets off a chain reaction of ever-increasing events in this fearless character study.
Directed by Todd Phillips from a script he co-wrote with Scott Silver, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, Marc Maron, Josh Pais and Shea Whigham.
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Fountain: The Hollywood Reporter