There are many different Joker projects currently being worked on. Warner Bros. and DC realized they may have found perhaps the only villain in the Joker comics world and want to take advantage of it. I have often said that the studio is making every effort to ruin the character by over-saturating the market with too many films and portraits. I do not care if it’s Leonardo DiCaprio or Joaquin Phoenix who plays the Joker – forget it.
However, there is a situation in which I would like a new Joker film: if Nicolas Cage interprets it. As the actor recently stated at Joblo.com:
I mean, I think my comic days are a bit … I’m on other things, but I’ve always thought about making a great Joker and I always thought I’d be a good villain in one of the Marvel movies as Doctor Doom. But, Doctor Destino, you have to wear that mask, but I thought the story that led to Doctor Destino could have been interesting. At this point, if I had to go back to the format, it probably should be a bad one.
Can you think of something more shocking than Nicolas Cage, completely upset, with the clown trick? I’m sick of these cruel criminals. I’m tired of Hot Topic Joker from Leto. I’m sick of actors trying to live with Heath Ledger. Let’s do some comic strip cheese on the big screen. We give something so weird and strange that it’s really scary. Let our boy Cage yell at a camera for a few hours. It could be something like this: