Only recently it became known that Robert De Niro was invited to the film about the Joker with Joaquin Phoenix for the role of a TV presenter who contributed to the formation of the villain, and now it became known that the caste can be replenished by another star. It’s about Francis Conroy, known for her roles in the television series “The Customer Is Always Dead” and “The American Horror Story”, as well as in the films such as “Scent of a Woman” and “Sleepless in Seattle”.
As reported, Conroy can play the mother of the protagonist in the film about the Joker, who will be called Penny. Now talks with the actress are at an early stage. As an insider told the media, the Warner Bros. studio has a certainty that Conroy is an ideal pretender to this difficult role.
The plot of the movie Joker unfolds in the 1980s and will be built around Arthur Fleck (Phoenix), who returns to his hometown of Gotham to take care of his elderly mother. In Gotham, which has changed dramatically during the absence of Fleck, the hero will meet with the ghosts of the past, see the dark side of the city, and find out how his family is related to the Wayne, the most respected family of Gotham.
As for the character of Robert De Niro, then, in accordance with the information from the insiders, he will push the trigger, after which a deeply unhappy person walking along the abyss of insanity will become an acting mad madman. It is known that the Arkham Asylum will also figure in the plot.