Wait till you see Joaquin Phoenix as the ‘Joker’… / MY96 FM Joanne Lohr September 22, 2018 06:20 am Director Todd Phillips is making a Joker film and HOLY HAVE YOU SEEN JOAQUIN AS THE JOKER YET?! Check it out! View this post on Instagram Camera test (w/ sound). Joker. A post shared by Todd Phillips (@toddphillips1) on Sep 21, 2018 at 10:00am PDT The film is set to hit theaters Oct. 4, 2019.