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Watch the First Trailer for Joaquin Phoenix’s 'Joker' Movie

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Joker from director Todd Phillips (The Hangover) finally got its first trailer with Joaquin Phoenix in the driver's seat as the iconic Batman villain.

An origin story for a character who doesn't have an origin story, this looks absolutely fantastic and we can't wait to see how it delivers, especially with Jared Leto's take on the character leaving a lot to be desired.

Last year, Warner Bros. abandon its expanded and connected universe franchise in favor of standalone films and this is product number one, so don't expect Wonder Woman or Aquaman to make a cameo here. Batman, of course, might appear, but this movie has nothing to do with Ben Affleck's version of the character and likely nothing to do with the upcoming The Batman film from director Matt Reeves.

Joker will hit theaters on October 4.