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‘Joker’ Sequel in the Works as Todd Phillips Eyes More DC Origin Movies (Exclusive)

On Oct. 7, Joker director Todd Phillips headed into Warner Bros. Pictures Group chairman Toby Emmerich's office, buoyed by the film's $96.2 million opening-weekend haul. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter he proposed an outsized idea — the rights to develop a portfolio of DC characters' origin stories.

Box Office Bonanza: ‘Joker’ Crosses $900M Worldwide

Fall blockbuster 'Joker' racked up another milestone on Saturday as it crossed the $900 million mark in worldwide ticket sales.

Lilly Singh Takes on New Matt Lauer Claims, Open Letter

Lilly Singh became the first NBC late-night personality to tackle the new allegations against former 'Today' show host Matt Lauer in Ronan Farrow's book 'Catch and Kill,' commenting on the claims in her recurring "gift baskets" segment.

“You’ve Got to Stop This”: Jared Leto Fumed Over New ‘Joker’ Movie

Jared Leto, who played the character in 'Suicide Squad,' felt "alienated and upset" when Warner Bros. greenlit Todd Phillips' 'Joker' movie with Joaquin Phoenix.

‘Joker’: Student Banned From AMC Theaters for “No Singles Policy” Prank

A fake 'Joker' flyer posted to Twitter caused confusion — and led to one patron getting a letter from the theater's security department.

“Outstanding,” “Irresponsible”: Oscar Voters React to ‘Joker,’ With Many Avoiding It

Academy members tell The Hollywood Reporter about their mixed thoughts about 'Joker,' the weekend's controversial blockbuster: "I don't know if it should be banned or it should be given every award."

‘Joker’ Box Office Bonanza: How the Pic Overcame a “Hard” R-Rating and Security Worries

The nihilistic R-rated supervillain pic starring Joaquin Phoenix launched to an October-best $247 million despite widespread security concerns.

‘Joker’ Box Office: All the Records Broken

All of the records broken by Warner Bros.' 'Joker,' which opened to $96 million at the domestic box office and $151 million overseas for a global start of $247 million, setting a new high for the month of October.

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Has the Last Laugh With Record $96M U.S. Bow, $248M Globally

Todd Phillips' 'Joker' got the last laugh in its box office debut, earning a huge $96 million domestically from 4,374 theaters to set a new opening record for the month of October despite heightened security at cinemas across the U.S.

The Missed Opportunities of ‘Joker’

When Joker ending sees him become the hero of the story, can audiences still believe in the power of transformation for good?

Box Office: ‘Joker’ Dancing to Record $95M U.S. Debut

Security concerns certainly aren't slowing down 'Joker' so far. The dark R-rated supervillain movie lit up the Friday box office with a massive $39.9 million, putting it on course to for the biggest October opening of all time with as much as $95 million.

FBI Monitoring Threatening Online Posts Around ‘Joker’

The FBI is monitoring threatening online posts revolving around 'Joker,' which opens to the public Thursday night as reports of threats have been coming in since May