Joaquin Phoenix Says He Has "No Idea" About That Todd Philips Standalone JOKER Movie

There's always a chance he's simply playing coy here of course, but during a new interview, You were never Really Here actor Joaquin Phoenix plays down the recent rumor that he's in line to play The Joker.

If Joaquin Phoenix really is in talks to play the Clown Prince of Crime in The Hangover director Todd Philips' Joker origin movie, someone should probably let him know!

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While speaking to French publication Allocine about his latest film, the Academy Award-nominated actor was quizzed about his involvement in the project, but claimed not to have any idea what the interviewer was talking about - although he does admit that it "sounds amazing."

While Pheonix's surprised reaction does seem genuine, there's still a decent chance he's simply dodging the question.

Check out the video for yourselves below and let us know what you think.

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