Joker Origin Reboot

WB's chances of landing Leonardo DiCaprio as the 'Joker' are slim to none

WB's chances of landing Leonardo DiCaprio as the 'Joker' are slim to none

Somehow, the internet found a way to state otherwise.... — We've all played the game where you sit in a circle with a dozen or so people, the first person kicks it off whispering a sentence to the person sitting next to them, and the same sentence is to be whispered down the line until it reaches the last person. The game's reveal comes when the last person declares in front of the entire group what was whispered to them. The rub? The declaration is unlike anything close to the original sentence.

WB and DC are working on a JOKER origin story with The Hangover Director and MARTIN SCORSESE

WB and DC are working on a JOKER origin story with The Hangover Director and MARTIN SCORSESE

Someone tell me Deadline's latest exclusive is not a joke... — According to Deadline, Warner Bros. and DC are in the early planning stages of another spinoff telling the origin story of the signature villain The Joker. But that's not even the punch line folks, the studio has pegged The Hangover‘s Todd Phillips to co-write a script (and Direct) along with 8 Mile scribe Scott Silver and none other than Martin Scorsese will serve as producer with Phillips.