Bradley Cooper embraces Joker star Joaquin Phoenix at premiere of their villain movie at TIFF
Bradley Cooper showed support for Joaquin Phoenix and their new Joker movie Monday during the film’s premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
The 44-year-old actor embraced Joaquin, also 44, upon arrival at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto, Canada.
Bradley, who is a producer of the movie based on DC Comics characters, looked dapper in a black suit and tie with a light blue dress shirt.
Showing support: Bradley Cooper who is a producer of Joker looked dapper Monday at the film’s premiere during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival
The seven-time Oscar nominee sported a thin layer of facial stubble and had his light brown hair parted on the right with a comma above his left eye.
He hugged Joaquin who looked stylish in a black suit with matching tie and crisp white dress shirt.
The three-time Oscar nominee portrays the DC Comics villain Joker in the upcoming psychological thriller by director Todd Phillips, 48.
Bradley while on the carpet also hugged the film’s director and co-producer Todd who previously directed him in The Hangover trilogy of comedy films.
Top actors: The 44-year-old seven-time Oscar nominee hugged Joker star Joaquin, 44, on the carpet
Stylish star: Bradley looked stylish in a black suit with matching tie and light blue dress shirt
Warm embrace: Joaquin and Bradley warmly embraced each other at the premiere
Together again: Bradley also hugged Joker director Todd Phillips who directed him in The Hangover Trilogy of comedy films
The American Sniper star also caught up with Robert De Niro, 76, who plays talk show host Murray Franklin in the upcoming Joker film.
Robert and Bradley starred together in the 2012 romantic comedy Silver Linings Playbook.
Bradley also joined the cast including Zazie Beetz, 28, for a group photo.
Critical acclaim: Todd and Bradley were all smiles at the premiere of the critically acclaimed film
Group photo: Robert De Niro, Todd, Joaquin, Zazie Beetz and Bradley got together for a group photo
Origin story: Joker serves as an origin story for Batman’s archenemy
Film reunion: Bradley reunited with Robert who starred with him in Silver Linings Playbook
Joker premiered on August 31 at the 76th Venice International Film Festival and won the festival’s highest prize, the Golden Lion.
The film is scheduled to be released on October 4 in the US.
Jokers serves as an origin story for Batman’s archenemy and follows Arthur Fleck, a failed stand-up comedian who turns to a life of crime and chaos in Gotham City.
Top prize: Joker premiered on August 31 at the 76th Venice International Film Festival and won the festival’s highest prize, the Golden Lion
Failed comic: Joaquin is shown in a still from Joker due out in US theaters on October 4