According to The Hollywood Reporter, the standalone film was picked up by Warner Bros. and will begin filming in NY this September with Phoenix playing Batman's arch-nemesis. However, Scorsese's producer Emma Tillinger Koskoff is still aboard here with Richard Baratta as EP.
$55 million is not very much for a film that will be part of a superhero franchise, possibly leading to something quite interesting with the finished product.
"I see it as any other movie", he said. "So I wouldn't say, hands down, no - I wouldn't do that kind of movie".
Deadly bacteria fears: Supermarkets recall frozen vegetables
The health department has been unable to determine if the patient had consumed any of the recalled frozen vegetable products. Woolworths assured customers that other frozen products like their sweetcorn or vegetables are not believed to be affected.
Leto is still set to play the Joker in the Suicide Squad sequel, as well as a separate standalone movie.
Joaquin Phoenix will portray mad Batman villain the Joker in a new origin movie, following months of rumours about the project.
Upcoming DC Extended Universe films include Aquaman on December 21st, Shazam on April 5, 2019, and Wonder Woman 2 on November 1, 2019.
Royal Family steps out for Prince Louis' christening
The 92-year-old monarch has a busy week ahead, marked by a visit from US President Donald Trump in Windsor on Friday. Guests were enjoyed slices of fruit cake from a tier of William and Kate's eight-tier wedding cake at the swanky do.
ANP leader Haroon Bilour among 20 martyred in Peshawar blast
Bilour belonged to an influential political family in the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, of which Peshawar is the capital. Haroon Bilour's 16-year old son, Daniyal, who was accompanying his father in the gathering, was also among the injured.
Paul Pogba devotes win to rescued Thai soccer team
England gained a thumping two-goal victory which puts them in a good position to make it all the way to the final. That made it back-to-back shootouts for Croatia following its narrow win over Denmark in the round of 16.
India Yet To Take A Decision On Iran Oil Imports
Iran, OPEC's third-largest producer, is facing USA sanctions on its oil exports that are prompting some buyers to cut purchases. President Donald Trump's recent demands for higher oil output, saying OPEC does not shoulder the blame.