February 21, 2018
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Joaquin Phoenix attends the ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ premiere during the 68th Berlinale International Film Festival Berlin at Berlinale Palast on February 20, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

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Also, check out the photos of the photocall and the press conference:

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February 21, 2018
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He evidently doesn’t like doing press conferences and discussing his performances, but Joaquin Phoenix admitted that he had his first enjoyable film festival experience in Berlin.

“Typically when I go to film festivals, I just show up and do press and that’s it. So I usually hate film festivals. Last night, Gus was doing the Berlin Talents and I went along to watch and saw all these young filmmakers that are curious about the process and hearing Gus speak, I had a real appreciation for a film festival. It’s odd that I’m so old and that it’s the first time I really experienced a film festival for what it is for people so I was grateful for that experience,” he said.

Read more at deadline.com

February 15, 2018
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Universal Pictures UK has released a new international trailer for Mary Magdalene. While international audiences won’t have to wait much longer to see the movie, it’s stuck in release limbo in the U.S. due to The Weinstein Company meltdown. Read more at collider.com.

February 8, 2018
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Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play the Clown Prince of Crime in Warner Bros. and Todd Phillips’ untitled Joker origin movie. While studio negotiations are not yet underway, Phillips has made it clear that Phoenix is the top choice to star and sources now tell Variety that, after thinking it over, Phoenix has agreed to the role. WB had no comment.

Phillips is on board to co-write and direct the movie. Phillips had met with Phoenix before the new year and was just waiting for the studio’s go-ahead, sources say. Insiders stress that Jared Leto, who starred in “Suicide Squad” as the Joker is still on board as the character in the DC universe and that this Phoenix has no effect on what happens with Leto’s character in future DC films.

Scott Silver will join Phillips as a co-writer on the film, which will delve into what it took for the Joker to become a mastermind criminal. Sources say the story will take place in the ’80s and have more of the look of a gritty crime drama than comic-book movie.

Phoenix has been considered for another villainous DC role in the past: Lex Luthor in “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,” but passed on that role, which ultimately went to Jesse Eisenberg. He was also in talks for Disney-Marvel’s “Doctor Strange,” but passed on that as well.

Read more at Variety.

January 22, 2018
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The premiere of the movie ‘You Were Never Really Here’ happened yesterday at the Sundance Film Festival. Check out the photos:

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January 22, 2018
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Photos by Taylor Jewell. Check out:

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January 22, 2018
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Joaquin Phoenix is opening up about his decision to work with Woody Allen, joining the chorus of actors who have recently distanced themselves from the filmmaker amid renewed allegations of abuse by his adopted daughter, Dylan Farrow.

Phoenix, 43, co-starred with Emma Stone in Allen’s critically panned crime drama Irrational Man, released in July 2015. The film was shot the previous summer in Newport, R.I. — months after The New York Times’ publication of Farrow’s open letter, when she accused Allen in writing of sexually assaulting her when she was 7. (The allegation, which the director has repeatedly denied, first surfaced in 1992.)

“When I worked with Woody, I knew about the stuff that had come up years ago,” Phoenix told USA TODAY during an interview Sunday evening at Sundance Film Festival. “I know his daughter ended up writing an open letter. I was not aware of that when we worked together.

“If you were a part of supporting something with someone that did, in fact, cause pain, how the (expletive) would you feel? You’d feel (expletive),” Phoenix continued. “I don’t know the specifics. I’m not a person who reads entertainment stuff at all — I avoid it completely, so a lot of times I’ll hear about things when I’m doing press and (journalists will) inform me about things. But if that is the case, then I’d feel (expletive).”

Phoenix, who stars in two films playing at Sundance this year (Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot and You Were Never Really Here), says he feels “optimistic” about the change instigated so far by #MeToo.

“There are things that we have considered normal forms of behavior, and that doesn’t mean it’s OK,” Phoenix told USA TODAY. “It’s an opportunity for everyone to start addressing that, so how could you not be excited about that prospect? And certainly, just selfishly in film, we’ve obviously run out of stories, because we have to keep remaking the same stories over and over. The idea that we are going to have — at least for most people — this new perspective? How that’s going to enrich film is amazing.”

The actor also dismisses suggestions by fellow actors including Liam Neeson and Matt Damon that there is a “witch hunt” around sexual misconduct allegations in Hollywood, or that there is a “spectrum” of sexual violence.

“Legally, there is a difference between when you call someone a racial epithet and punch them in the mouth,” Phoenix said. “But they come from the same place, so it is a problem. Whether it’s just a new language or a new action, it’s something that needs to be addressed.”

He believes many men are ignorant about the verbal and physical harassment women can face on a regular basis.

“Guys will go, ‘I didn’t really mean anything by it,’ but they don’t know that woman experiences (harassment) several times throughout the week, so it is compounded,” Phoenix said. “Sometimes for women, it becomes so normalized that they haven’t talked about it and how it makes them feel. They’re just like, ‘Ugh, it’s something you have to deal with.’ But now people are like, ‘No. Whether that was the normal form of behavior, that’s not how we’re going to move forward.’ And who wouldn’t be excited about that kind of change?

“It’s an exciting, radical time, but I know it’s been a very painful time, too, so I have to acknowledge that,” he added. “But I do think (the #MeToo movement is) changing things in a really amazing way.”


January 22, 2018
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According to the THR, three more TWC releases scheduled for 2018 were taken off the calendar. The War with Grandpa, Mary Magdalene, which was scheduled for release March 30, and The Upside.

Read more at screen rant.

January 20, 2018
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Music Producer Paul Blair, Actor Jack Black, Composer Danny Elfman, Actor Jonah Hill, Director Gus Van Sant, Actor Joaquin Phoenix and Beth Ditto attends the ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot’ Premiere during the 2018 Sundance Film Festival at Eccles Center Theatre on January 19, 2018 in Park City, Utah.

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Director Gus Van Sant, Jack Black, Jonah Hill and Joaquin Pheonix of the film ‘Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far on Foot’ attend as Grey Goose Blue Door hosts the casts of game-changing films during the Sundance Film Festival at The Grey Goose Blue Door on January 19, 2018 in Park City, Utah.

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January 19, 2018
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Joaquin Phoenix is seen at Salt Lake City International Airport on January 18, 2018 in Park City, Utah. “Do not Worry, He Will not Get Far On Foot” will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival today.

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