Watch Joaquin Phoenix turn into 'Joker' in the first chilling origin movie trailer

movies 04/04/2019

The first trailer for the upcoming 'Joker' movie staring Joaquin Phoenix has been released - and it's as twisted and chilling as you'd expect.

Director Todd Philips also shared the first movie poster on Instagram. See the full trailer and epic poster bellow:

The trailer shows the early days of the Joker struggling as a street performer and caring for his elderly mother, before madness takes over by the cruelty of others.

In the trailer, the Joker comments:

I used to think my life was a tragedy, but now I realize it’s a comedy.

The movie will see a cast featuring Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz, Bill Camp, Frances Conroy, Brett Cullen, Glenn Fleshler, Douglas Hodge, and Marc Maron.

Joker will be released on 4 October 2019 - bring it on.