HBO Max will debut the project in 2021 — possibly in a four-hour director's cut or in six TV-style "chapters" — as the helmer gets the gang back together with the original postproduction crew to score, cut and finish visual effects.
Despite being mired in controversy for what felt like eons, Joker has transformed from artsy comic book flick to one of the biggest movies of 2019.
Dano becomes just the fourth person to play a live-action Riddler. The character was portrayed by Frank Gorshin in the 1960s Batman TV series and its accompanying movie.
Director Todd Phillips expresses doubt that Joker will be able to beat Marvel, but is instead aiming to do something different.