Phoenix to return as Joker in 2024

Updated August 3 2022 - 11:43pm, first published 11:39pm
Joaquin Phoenix was widely acclaimed for 2019's Joker and won an Oscar for the role. (EPA PHOTO)

A motion picture sequel to the Oscar-winning psychological thriller "Joker," based on one of the world's best known comic book villains, is set for release in cinemas in 2024, film distributor Warner Bros says.