The acting ensemble of the "Joker" sequel "Folie à Deux" is growing. As the industry magazine "Hollywood Reporter" reports, Irish character actor Brendan Gleeson joins the upcoming DC sequel. Gleeson will take on an as yet undisclosed role. Lead actor and returnee Joaquin Phoenix (47) and Lady Gaga (36) were previously confirmed for "Joker 2". The singer-actress is set to play Harley Quinn, the girlfriend of the titular hero. Zazie Beetz (31), who could already be seen in part one, should also be part of the party.
The actor Brendan Gleeson, who is now reported for the sequel, last worked alongside his compatriot Colin Farrell (46) in the drama "The Banshees of Inisherin". Director Martin McDonagh's (52) film will premiere on September 5 at the Venice Film Festival. The shooting of "Joker: Folie à Deux" is scheduled to begin in December of this year, according to "Deadline".