Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga’s Joker: Folie à Deux trailer ignites online frenzy

The anticipation for Joker: Folie à Deux, the highly awaited musical sequel to Joker featuring Joaquin Phoenix and Lady Gaga, has reached a fever pitch with the recent release of its trailer. Social media platforms are abuzz with reactions from fans and critics alike, as they dissect every frame and speculate on the film’s potential success.

The sequel marks Phoenix’s return as Arthur Fleck, the central character who transitions from an aspiring stand-up comedian to a villain, with Lady Gaga portraying Dr. Harleen Quinzel, a psychiatrist.


Fans are left in awe after watching the trailer, with many hailing it as ‘absolute cinema.’ One user’s reaction sums up the sentiment, suggesting that Joaquin Phoenix is poised to win another Oscar for his portrayal. The internet is flooded with praises for the trailer, with comments like “phenomenal” and “incredibly excited” echoing across various platforms.

Through a post on X, a user expressed, “Joaquin Phoenix is destined to win another Oscar for this.” Another user commented, “There’s no denying it, this trailer is absolutely phenomenal. I’m incredibly excited for this one.”

Social media users are also quick to praise Lady Gaga’s performance, particularly her role as the new Harley Quinn. Excitement is palpable as fans express their readiness to see her take on this iconic character. One user wrote, “Lady Gaga as the new Harley Quinn – I’m ready”. Another user reacted, “Looks so good. I didn’t think a sequel was needed but now I want this film injected in my veins.”

One user commented, “The peak cinema is here. Excited”. Another user said, “Finally something different and creative.

Amidst the excitement, there is appreciation for the film’s creativity and divergence from the conventional sequel formula. Users note that while a sequel may not have seemed necessary, Joker: Folie à Deux appears promising and offers something different to audiences.

Terms like “raw” and “gorgeous” are used to describe the trailer, indicating the powerful impact it has left on viewers. There is a consensus that the film promises to be a work of art, with its stunning visuals and compelling narrative.

As discussions unfold, users delve into the significance of the film’s title, “Folie à Deux,” a term that denotes shared psychotic disorder. Speculations arise about the thematic exploration of shared delusions between the characters, adding depth to the storyline.

With a release date set for October 4th, anticipation continues to build for Joker: Folie à Deux. Given the immense success of its predecessor, expectations are high for this sequel to make a significant impact at the box office. The film is directed by Todd Phillips, who helmed the first part too. Joker set a new benchmark at the box office upon its 2019 release, becoming the first R-rated film to surpass $1 billion in earnings.