Lady Gaga plays Harley Quinn in the new photos from "Joker: Folie à Deux."

Two new pictures from Todd Phillips' next film "Joker: Folie à Deux" have been revealed.  

One of them features Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn in the much awaited follow-up.Joaquin Phoenix is shown in the first picture looking depressed and without makeup,

possibly in a detention cell at Arkham Asylum. In the second, Lady Gaga is seen glaring at Phoenix while he's dressed as the Joker.  

It seems likely that Lady Gaga is playing Dr. Harleen Quinzel in the picture rather than Harley Quinn, 

the criminal she will later turn into, because she isn't wearing cosmetics and is dressed relatively normally. 

On his Instagram, Phillips said, "Wishing everyone a happy holiday and a beautiful new year," 

followed by the words, "Oct. 2024." The movie based on DC Comics is presently slated to debut on October 4th, 2019. 

The follow-up to Phillips' "Joker" has been dubbed "Joker: Folie à Deux," and it is a musical thriller.  

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