Former DC enjoyment president Diane Nelson has high compliment for the Joaquin Phoenix-led Joker and director Todd Phillips.
"like it! exceptional story, excellent actor, selected and string [sic] vision from gifted director," Nelson wrote on Twitter Friday based on Warner Bros. sharing an reputable digital camera examine revealing Phoenix in full clown makeup.
"What DC should still were doing considering that [Dark Knight trilogy director Christopher] Nolan. however die hard fanatics fight with his imaginative and prescient."
Nelson ended the tweet with the hashtag "decent films are decent movies."
When one commentator mistook the tweet as a shot at Batman v Superman: dawn of Justice and Justice League director Zack Snyder, quoting Nelson's tweet and commenting "snakes within the grass," Nelson stated the tweet changed into now not in regards to the controversial director, who mostly stepped faraway from the DC films universe following a family tragedy.
"I ensue to count number Zack Snyder among those things, when you are insinuating in any other case," Nelson wrote in response. "No snake right here..."
Nelson exited Warner Bros. in June after a 22-yr run on the business.
Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara noted Nelson's "leadership and contributions have helped shape the way the studio operates these days, and we're better for having had her on our team."
Nelson called the remaining 9 years of her time with the studio, and greater certainly "rebuilding and managing DC leisure," as "a specific highlight and privilege."
DC films subsequent releases the James Wan-directed Aquaman in December and lighter-fare Shazam! in April, ahead of Patty Jenkins and Gal Gadot's wonder girl sequel in November 2019. Joker marks the primary up to date DC Comics adaptation backyard of the related universe of movies, already domestic to Ben Affleck's caped crusader and Jared Leto's clown prince of crime.
A often picky Phoenix in the past praised Phillips, saying the Hangover and war dogs filmmaker is "very staggering and he seems to have a extremely pleasing knowing of this world and what he's trying to assert."
Joker is now in entrance of cameras for an October four, 2019 free up.