The Real Reason The Cast Of Joker Is Giving You Deja Vu

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  • Published: 02 October 2019
  • Hope you've got your happy face on, 'cause Joker is here to bring a little maniacal mirth to the gritty, mean streets of Gotham. Joaquin Phoenix is undeniably the star, but he's joined by an impressive supporting cast and yes, you've absolutely seen most of their faces before.

    Her perfectly coiffed hair is on the verge of iconic status in its own right, and her name is undeniably fun to say, but it's Zazie Beetz's seemingly effortless charisma and incisive approach to her characters that's helped set her apart. That combination of attributes undoubtedly helped drive director Todd Phillips to cast the gifted actor as Arthur Fleck's scrappy neighbor and romantic interest Sophie in Joker, though Beetz's track record of holding her own in the company of serious actors didn't hurt.

    That particular skill has been well on display throughout Beetz's still-young career. If you're wondering where you've seen her before, Beetz featured prominently in the "Brewery Brothers" storyline of Joe Swanberg's egregiously underrated Netflix anthology series Easy. She's also played Van, the no-nonsense baby mama to Donald Glover's Earn on the critically adored FX dramedy Atlanta.

    It's most likely, however, that you saw Beetz hamming it up as Domino a.k.a. the luckiest woman alive opposite Ryan Reynolds' foul-mouthed anti-hero in Deadpool 2.

    Beetz is set to reprise that scene-stealing role in the still-developing Deadpool spinoff X-Force, but if you don't want to wait that long, you can currently see her in Steven Soderbergh's Netflix drama High Flying Bird and the creepy new streamer Wounds.

    As Joker spends more than a little bit of time examining the struggles of a life in stand-up comedy, it seems fitting that Marc Maron would feature prominently in the narrative. He has, after all, spent the bulk of his professional life making a name for himself as one of the more insightful comedians around. It's also a safe bet his hard-earned success eventually led him into direct contact with sleazy late-night TV producers like the one he plays in Joker, Ted Marco. Keep watching the video to see the real reason the cast of Joker is giving you deja vu

    #Joker #JokerCast

    Zazie Beetz | 0:15
    Marc Maron | 1:27
    Frances Conroy | 2:35
    Shea Whigham | 3:49
    Bryan Tyree Henry | 4:58
    Brett Cullen | 5:58
    Dante Pereira-Olson | 6:43
    Douglas Hodge | 7:35
    Bill Camp | 8:35
    Josh Pais | 9:43
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Comments • 47

  • Looper
    Looper   2 weeks back

    Who do you think the best known actor is outside of Joaquin Phoenix and Robert DeNiro in Joker?

  • Robert A. Davis
    Robert A. Davis  2 weeks back

    Brian Tyree Henry was barely in the movie. Just one scene. I'd say it was more of a cameo than a supporting role

    • Nameless
      Nameless  2 weeks back

      AT 1:21 Deadpool is waving on a screen in the background.

      • Ben Connor
        Ben Connor  2 weeks back

        Wait so these actors have actually been in other films acting? Holy crap looper you never cease to amaze me

        • CigaretteMistress
          CigaretteMistress  2 weeks back

          Fuck De Niro

          • jacob drolet
            jacob drolet  2 weeks back

            Amazing with big name like who knows if the movie will be any good

            • Joe Stark
              Joe Stark  2 weeks back

              9:18 what is the movie title? anyone know?

              • LPVP
                LPVP  2 weeks back

                I only knew of 2 in there. Very happy about that!!

                • malone phyllis
                  malone phyllis  2 weeks back

                  Deja vu of a dying family of drugs sex and diseases.... ...

                  • Akshaye Mavinkurve
                    Akshaye Mavinkurve  2 weeks back

                    Marc maron characters name isn't Ted Marco, it's Gene (forgot the last name).

                    • Cadillac Deville
                      Cadillac Deville  2 weeks back

                      Well I'm going to see it tomorrow, I don't think he will be better than Heath .

                      • Hendri Turaswa
                        Hendri Turaswa  2 weeks back

                        It will be a very subjective opinion, but believe me, Phoenix nailed this one, he will shoot de Niro in the end of the movie

                      • Cadillac Deville
                        Cadillac Deville  2 weeks back

                        @Saurabh Wadhwani Thanks 😊

                      • Saurabh Wadhwani
                        Saurabh Wadhwani  2 weeks back

                        @Cadillac Deville Both. If it is in English, it will have subtitles or it would dub in all Indian languages.

                      • Cadillac Deville
                        Cadillac Deville  2 weeks back

                        @Saurabh Wadhwani Certain theaters in the US had it yesterday as well. In India, do movies show with subtitles or they just have use the prevailing language?

                      • Saurabh Wadhwani
                        Saurabh Wadhwani  2 weeks back

                        Released in India on 2nd October.

                    • Diego Pisfil
                      Diego Pisfil  2 weeks back

                      Like: Joker
                      Reply: Endgame

                      • Jidcruz1
                        Jidcruz1  2 weeks back

                        I love both but Olson has a good point

                      • Mac Gyver
                        Mac Gyver  2 weeks back

                        @Dahlen Olson lol

                      • Dahlen Olson
                        Dahlen Olson  2 weeks back

                        Diego Pisfil Lol you’re almost as thirsty as looper for attention 😂

                    • Unkn0wn_289
                      Unkn0wn_289  2 weeks back

                      I'm going to see this movie a million times just for the sake of it, and because the cultist lunatics hate it of course

                      • justice4all
                        justice4all  2 weeks back

                        Me too!

                      • Horseless Headman
                        Horseless Headman  2 weeks back

                        It's brilliant! Thinking about going a second time.

                      • Unkn0wn_289
                        Unkn0wn_289  2 weeks back

                        @Aman M S That's good to know, because I'm hopefully going to see it this weekend

                      • Aman M S
                        Aman M S  2 weeks back

                        I saw it today. Its such a great movie. All these controversies are so stupid

                    • bub777
                      bub777  2 weeks back

                      Of all the people you mentioned, I'm sad Robert DeNiro was omitted. Of all his notable roles, Taxi Driver is quite possibly his one role that would have really given off a deja vu vibe.

                      • J W
                        J W  2 weeks back

                        You know I have a sense of déjà vu that I have already seen these kind of videos before.

                      • Aman M S
                        Aman M S  2 weeks back

                        Saw it today. This movie is phenomenal. Don't listen to the controversies. It's just pussies being pussies

                        • ShootEveryone
                          ShootEveryone  2 weeks back

                          zazie <3

                          • TheEnchilada Kid
                            TheEnchilada Kid  2 weeks back

                            Because money.
                            Good actors cost money so most of the time thy use less known actors or ones that haven't worked in a while because it's a risk using unknown actors

                            • John Angel
                              John Angel  2 weeks back

                              1:21 literally a deadpool ad on the billboard

                            • DarkHypex
                              DarkHypex  2 weeks back

                              300 view

                              • Hajikhan Shinozada
                                Hajikhan Shinozada  2 weeks back

                                Whatever

                                • The Dankest Memes
                                  The Dankest Memes  2 weeks back

                                  Lol no that's not the real reason

                                  • The 84th Knight
                                    The 84th Knight  2 weeks back

                                    Joker

                                    • B Math
                                      B Math  2 weeks back

                                      First

                                    • aka the Joker
                                      aka the Joker  2 weeks back

                                      Hey hey hey