Earlier this month, filmmaker Todd Phillips started production on his untitled Joker origin movie. He celebrated the start of production by posting a photo of star Joaquin Phoenix as character Arthur Fleck, the man who would eventually become Gotham’s most iconic villain.

Today, he gave us the post we all originally wanted, Joaquin Phoenix in the Joker make-up. Take a look…

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Camera test (w/ sound). Joker.

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Now this is labeled “CAMERA TEST” so this might not be the final look, but it is most certainly a starting place. What do you guys think? 
Is this something the DC cinematic universe needs right now? Did we really need this movie next from DC? What do you think of the casting? Let us know in the comments below…