Brendan Gleeson to join the Cast for ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ (Joker 2)

Hello fans, guess what?? Brendan Gleeson, who played Alastor Moody in Harry Potter, is now set to appear as the cast in the second edition of Joker i.e, ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’! 

Recently, through a tweet, Warner Bros has disclosed two first-look images (comprising Brendan Gleeson and Joaquin Phoenix) of the mightily-waited Joker 2. 

Catch up on all the details regarding the upcoming season in this article, including its release date, cast, and many more updates. 

All About The ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ (Joker 2)

Joker is an American psychological thriller film that debuted in 2019. The series turned out to be a huge hit in terms of box office. The movie was made on an average budget of $50-70 millions and collected an overall box office collection of $1.074 billion, which is big number for any soul franchise. Directed and produced by Todd Phillips, the film is based on DC Comics characters. 

The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, and Frances Conroy as the lead star cast. The production companies behind the series are Warner Bros. Pictures, DC Films, Village Roadshow Pictures, Bron Creative, and Joint Effort. A musical sequel, titled Joker: Folie à Deux (transl. ”Madness for Two”), is scheduled to be released on October 4, 2024, with Phillips and Phoenix returning. 

Is Brendan Gleeson Officially Joining the Cast of Joker 2?

Brendan Gleeson, who is a known face in the Hollywood industry and popular  for films like In Bruges and Paddington 2, has finally announced his arrival in Todd’s upcoming movie Joker 2 aka. Joker: Folie à Deux. 

However, as of now, it has not been announced the role in which Gleeson will be playing in the film. The Irish are known for starring in acclaimed movies such as Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven, M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village, and Martin Scorsese’s Gangs of New York. He was also a part of Jk Rowling’s Harry Potter series as Alastor Moody.

Final cast list of Joker 2?

As of this writing, the official star cast list has not been revealed by the production team or the makers of the show. However, adhering to the fact that this will be the finale season of the franchise, we might expect the return of almost all the cast members. That said, Joker 2 cast members would be:


  • Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck / Joker
  • Robert De Niro as Murray Franklin
  • Zazie Beetz as Sophie Dumond
  • Frances Conroy as Penny Fleck
  • Brett Cullen portrays Thomas Wayne
  • Douglas Hodge plays Alfred Pennyworth
  • Dante Pereira-Olson plays Bruce Wayne
  • Glenn Fleshler and Leigh Gill as Randall and Gary
  • Bill Camp and Shea Whigham as detectives Garrity and Burke

‘Joker: Folie à Deux’: Joker 2 Trailer?

So far, no trailer regarding the ‘Joker: Folie à Deux’ has been released from the production’s end. For now, you may watch the trailer of the last chapter.


Furthermore, if anything comes out from Warner Bros’s end, we’ll keep you posted. Stay tuned!


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