Filmmaker Todd Phillips” R-rated “Joker” is not slowing down and is about to join the billion-dollar club at the worldwide box-office. Its global grosses through Thursday stand at $999.1 million.
The superhero movie starring Joaquin Phoenix is also destined to generate profits of $600 million for Warners and partners Village Roadshow and Bron. The two partners each have a 25 percent stake in the film, reports hollywoodreporter.com.
“Joker” will be the fourth DC title to cross $1 billion, behind “Aquaman” ($1.15 billion), “The Dark Knight Rises” ($1.084 billion) and “The Dark Knight” ($1.005 billion), not adjusted for inflation.