Need a quick recap of the past week in movie news? Here are the highlights:
Robert De Niro joined DC’s standalone Joker movie: Robert De Niro, star of Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy, has joined the cast of the DC Comics villain spin-off Joker, which is said to be inspired by Martin Scorsese’s Taxi Driver and The King of Comedy. And he’s playing a character clearly modeled after one from the latter. Read more here.
Toronto and Venice Film Festivals announced this fall’s big awards contenders: Even if you’re not able to attend the big fall film festivals, you have to get excited for the movies they’ve just announced because the best of them will be released…