April 14, 2024 4:20 pm

The People's Joker: Transgender Reimagining of DC Movie Pulled from TIFF for Copyright Issues
The People's Joker: Transgender Reimagining of DC Movie Pulled from TIFF for Copyright Issues

The People’s Joker: Transgender Reimagining of DC Movie Pulled from TIFF for Copyright Issues

Filmmaker Vera Drew has pulled the film The People’s Joker from its screenings at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Also starring Drew in the lead role, the film follows a clown struggling with her gender identity with big dreams of joining a TV show featuring Jokers and Harlequins. It is a satirical take on Joker and includes references to characters and other elements from DC’s Batman universe.

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​The People’s Joker had one screening at TIFF before it was pulled from the film festival due to copyright issues. Read More