Baldwin, 60, will join Joaquin Phoenix, who will play the titular DC comic villain in the solo project "The Joker", directed and co-written "Hangover" director Todd Phillips. Robert De Niro, "Deadpool 2" breakout star Zazie Beetz and "Glow" actor Marc Maron were cast on October 4, 2019 in the gritty, original story.
The Baldwin casting immediately had an additional effect, being so closely linked to its Emmy-winning satirical performance by President Trump in "Saturday Night Live".
There could well be a Trump connection to the casting. The Hollywood Reporter claims that the "Joker" script depicts "Thomas Wayne as a cheesy and tanned businessman who looks more like a '80s Donald Trump." More: Joaquin Phoenix's Joker lineage is official and fans are upset
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19659005] Warner Bros., who produced the film, and Baldwin's agents did not comment on the potential Trump-like plot. But the news has become viral.
Graeme McMillan of The Hollywood Reporter has asked another fundamental question, "Why is Batman's father coming back?" – Also in a movie that seeks an original character test. McMillan gave several examples of Thomas Wayne's appearances in comics, TV and film, best known as the Downed Father, who forces the young and heartbreaking Bruce Wayne to fight.
"Thomas Wayne's story should be over," McMillan wrote. "It's a story that must end to begin the story of Batman, but it always comes back as writers work out their own problems with their fathers, using one of the most famous fathers of all."
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