First Look at Joaquin Phoenix in Joker Makeup Revealed

The origin film is scheduled for release in October 2019.

Here's the first look of Joaquin Phoenix in makeup for his upcoming film about The Joker. 

In a short screen test shared by director Todd Phillips, Phoenix is staring blankly into the camera before cracking a slight smile. The camera then flashes to Phoenix wearing clown makeup, but not the traditional Joker white face and green hair. 

The 43-year-old actor was recently photographed on the set of his new Joker origin film wearing a much more normal outfit than fans would expect from the over-the-top, outlandish Batman supervillain. 

Other stars of the Joker film include Robert De Niro, Deadpool 2 breakout Zazie Beetz and GLOW actor Marc Maron.

The Joker origin film is scheduled for release Oct. 4, 2019.

Watch the camera test above.