After making its mark as the highest-grossing R-rated film of all-time, Warner Bros has given the details for it’s blu-ray disk and release date for director, Todd Phillip‘s Joker. The DC Comic character’s film will be released on January 7th. A digital copy, however, will be released on December 17th.
According to Coming Soon, “the 4K UHD combo pack, Blu-ray combo pack and DVD special editions will include the following special features: Joker: Vision & Fury, Becoming Joker, Please Welcome… Joker, and Joker: A Chronicle of Chaos.”
Joaquin Phoenix stars as the green-haired villain with Zazie Beetz (Deadpool 2), Bill Camp (Red Sparrow, Molly’s Game), Frances Conroy (American Horror Story), Brett Cullen (Narcos), Glenn Fleshler (Barry), Douglas Hodge (Penny Dreadful), Marc Maron (GLOW), Josh Pais (Motherless Brooklyn), and Shea Whigham (First Man).
Coming Soon writes, “The standalone origin story Joker explores the world of—and according to—Arthur Fleck. Indelibly portrayed by Phoenix, Arthur is a man facing the cruelty and outright scorn of society, along with the indifference of a system that allows him to spiral from vulnerability into depravity. A clown-for-hire by day, he strives to be a stand-up comic at night…but finds that the joke always seems to be on him. He’s out of tune with everyone around him, as evidenced by his uncontrollable, inappropriate laughter, which gains momentum as he attempts to contain it, exposing him to further ridicule—and even violence.
Arthur, who devotes himself to caring for his fragile mother, seeks out every father figure he’s never had, from wealthy businessman Thomas Wayne to TV host Murray Franklin. Caught in a cyclical existence teetering on the precipice of reality and madness, one bad decision brings about a chain reaction of escalating, ultimately deadly, events.”