The script for Joker has allegedly leaked, and it's not great

stealthyfrog

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Jan 6, 2019
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Original tweet (from someone who also rang the warning bells for Batman v. Superman well before anyone else):

Some more context:

Some responses from people who would be in a position to see a leaked script:

An alleged plot point of the film:
 
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ZackieChan

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Oct 27, 2017
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So it includes "problematic" elements, or it's actually bad? Sounds like some overreaction to me. I guess we'll see when it actually comes out.
 

Finaj

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Oct 25, 2017
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While The Killing Joke is one of Moore's weaker works (he said so himself), the book did call out/criticize the Joker and that Tyler Durden archetype of "enlightenment through detachment."

You can make me be sympathetic towards the Joker, but don't make the story about him being "right."
 

antonz

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Oct 25, 2017
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So it includes "problematic" elements, or it's actually bad? Sounds like some overreaction to me. I guess we'll see when it actually comes out.
I think the issue seems to be they are probably going too far in trying to make Joker a sympathetic creature so shitheads will fall over themselves to view joker as the hero who is standing up to all the bullshit
 

Mekanos

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Oct 17, 2018
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Someone posted a supposed plot point. I'm spoiler tagging it (the tweet itself is scrambled and needs a website to unscramble it), but just in case...


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Fury451

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Oct 27, 2017
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Idolizing The Joker and taking the wrong ideas away from the character wouldn't be anything new, people unironically did it for The Dark Knight and Suicide Squad, as well as just in general.

We'll have to see how some of these problematic elements whatever they may be actually translates to screen.
 

DorkLord54

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I honestly wasn't expecting much from the director of the Hangover trilogy since only the first is good, but now I'm morbidly curious to see if this will be a trainwreck.
Someone posted a supposed plot point. I'm spoiler tagging it (the tweet itself is scrambled and needs a website to unscramble it), but just in case...


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If that's true...
 

justin haines

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Nov 27, 2018
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It looked too serious in the trailer, I wanted something more Tim Burton Jack Nicholson to be honest

I know we got that already but I guess I always wanted more of it
 

Cordy

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Oct 25, 2017
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What does the tweet say? Can't see it for some reason.

There's something that I HOPE doesn't happen in the movie so I'm really hoping it doesn't go that direction.
 

Hero_of_the_Day

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Oct 27, 2017
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The trailer seemed to be going for something that if they failed to achieve might make for a really special movie, in all the wrong ways.

I'll hold out hope since the trailer was at least intriguing. But, if it goes bad, I expect it to go fucking baaaaad.

What does the tweet say? Can't see it for some reason.

There's something that I HOPE doesn't happen in the movie so I'm really hoping it doesn't go that direction.
Joker kills the only real woman character in the movie for turning down his advances.

Just a rumor at this point, at least.
 

DecoReturns

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Oct 27, 2017
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Kinda had a bad feeling when I read it was being re-written while it was shooting.

Guess I’ll see when it releases
 

torre_avenue

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Oct 25, 2017
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Behind you.
Someone posted a supposed plot point. I'm spoiler tagging it (the tweet itself is scrambled and needs a website to unscramble it), but just in case...


If this isn't allowed mods can remove it.
If this tweet is true...
I'm not surprised they'd have Joker be the Joker because a woman turned him down. It is also very tonedeaf to have a woman be the only major woman in the film and get fridged to further the dude's story arc.
 

Dalek

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Oct 25, 2017
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What am I missing about that tweet? It’s gibberish.

Never mind. For some reason it’s stupidly scrambled.