Comedian Gary Gulman struggled during filming because of Phoenix's appearance through several shots of his scene.
Stand-up comedian Gary Gulman had an extraordinary month "The Great Depresh" and his cameo appearance in Warner Bros. thanks to the premiere of his HBO comedy special. "Blockbuster" Comic drama "Joker". Gulman performs as a stand-up comedian in the film directed by Todd Phillips in a scene in which Arthur Fleck of Joaquin Phoenix takes notes on a show and jots while listening to Gulman's set. Arthur laughs at inappropriate times because he suffers from a pseudobulbar effect (PBA) that causes uncontrollable salmon eruptions. Gulman recently told Collider that he was unaware of this part of Phoenix's character, so he was understandably distracted when he shot his scene.
There were all these extras, and they had clearly told them that I was fine. They laughed and loved it, "said Gullman. And there was one more who was so excited about his laugh that it worsened my timing. "
" He just laughed too loud and just when I wanted to say something to Todd about the idea of making the guy laugh not so loud, I realized that it was Joaquin Phoenix, "Gullman continued. "It's my best joker story I can not believe I needed six times to find out that the man with the really bizarre laugh was the Joker."
Phoenix gave up before releasing "Joker" announced in October that he was a real victim of PLC (Pathological Laughter or Crying) to improve his laughter, as heard in the film. "I've seen videos showing people suffering from pathological laughter, a mental illness "It makes mimicry uncontrollable," said the actor of Italian magazine Il Vernerdi, "The incredibly witless disease causes involuntary laughter or crying, usually separate from any kind of conventional trigger." Published worldwide at over $ 850 million (adjusted for inflation). Phoenix's appearance has received wide acclaim and it is widely expected that he will receive an Oscar nomination for Best Actor.