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  • The Joker is known for his ambiguous origin story. 1 / 8

    Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck in the Joker
  • DC has never nailed down a singular history for the Clown Prince of Crime. 2 / 8

    Joaquin Phoenix as Arthur Fleck in the Joker
  • Todd Phillips' upcoming Joker movie has some fans worried this might change. 3 / 8

    Joaquin Phoenix in the Joker Profile
  • But it's highly unlikely Joker will present the character's canonical origin. 4 / 8

    Joaquin Phoenix in the Joker
  • Other films have tried this before, but the singular story approach has never taken. 5 / 8

    Joaquin Phoenix in the Joker Movie
  • Joker could be an Elseworlds story or a surprising new pivot for the DCEU. 6 / 8

    Joaquin Phoenix in The Joker Poster
  • Either way, revel in the weirdness and, you know, put a smile on. 7 / 8

    Joaquin Phoenix as the Joker in the Joker
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