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Lady Gaga to join Joaquin Phoenix in 'Joker' sequel

Lady Gaga is the latest A-lister to join the DC Universe.

The 36-year-old pop superstar announced Thursday that he will joinJoaquin Phoenix,, 47, in"Joker: Folie deux" .

Mother Monster confirmed the long-awaited news through a clip posted on social media. In his 18-second tease of , splatters "Phoenix" in black text on a red background, followed by a blacked-out silhouette of the actor.

"Gaga" and her silhouette follow, the pair hug, the famous "Joker" laughs, and a release date rounds out the announcement.

'Folie à Deux' (French for 'Madness for Two') is the sequel to Phoenix's 'Joker' released in 2019. The film surpassed his $1 billion mark at the box office and earned him several Oscars in 2020.

Lady Gaga and Joaquin Phoenix
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Gaga's character has yet to be confirmed, but it's most likely her. Harley plays her Quinn — Joker's psychiatrist and becomes Joker's partner.  

The next film was written by Scott Silver and Todd Phillips. The latter released the film's title and a photo of Phoenix smoking a cigarette and reading the script on his June 7th.

Lady Gaga will likely play Harley Quinn in "Joker 2."

"Barbie" star Margot Robbie is DC's A comic extended universe that brings Quinn to life in Suicide Squad and Birds of Prey, The Big Bang Theory alum Kaley Cuoco will be featured in HBO Max's animated series Harley Quinn. I am in charge of the voice of the character of ".

The "Bad Romance" songstress has grabbed some high-profile acting gigs over the last few years. She won Best Picture and Best Picture for her No. 1 radio hit "Shallow" for her breakout role alongside Bradley Cooper in 2018's A Star Is Born. It won multiple Oscars, including Best Original Song. She was also nominated for Best Actress.

Joaquin Phoenix's "Joker" made over $1 billion at the box office in 2019.
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Joaquin Phoenix red carpet
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In 2021,Gaga will be cast in the famous biographical crime drama called "Father Son House Gucci." The same name that inspired the line is about an Italian fashion family. I'm on a ball tour.

The Washington Post has reached out to reps for Gaga and Phoenix for comment.