Zazie Beetz is in talks to reprise her role as Sophie Dumond in the Todd Phillips directed DC sequel ‘Joker: Folie à Deux.’

Lady Gaga announced on social media recently that she’s joining the cast of the movie, which is rumoured to be a musical, with the Oscar winner buzzed to play the Joker’s g.f. Harley Quinn. Joaquin Phoenix is also returning as Arthur Fleck.

Beetz’s Sophie was the neighbour of Arthur Fleck; a single mom struggling in Gotham City. He had delusions of having a romance with her.

Phillips has been co-writing the script with ‘Joker’ co-writer Scott Silver.

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Filming is due to commence in December, with a release date of October 4, 2024.

Phoenix earned the best actor Oscar for the role of Arthur Fleck, a troubled man who evolves into a folk villain-type figure by the end of the story. ‘Joker’ earned $1.07 billion globally.

Beetz recently starred in this past weekend’s No. 1 box office film, ‘Bullet Train’ opposite Brad Pitt, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Brian Tyree-Henry.