Joker Production Under Investigation Following Mistreatment of Extras

12 October, 2018, 02:51 | Author: Cecil Buchanan
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According to a report from TMZ, extras on the set of the new Joker movie starring Joaquin Phoenix were trapped on subway cars in Brooklyn for approximately three hours this past weekend.

The extras were denied their break after two hours of work and started banging on the subway doors asking to be let out as many needed to use the restroom. According to reports, extras were locked on a subway auto for several hours during filming recently-to the point that some started peeing on the tracks. The same report stated that one of the extras had even complained to SAG-AFTRA union about an alleged violation of rules.

Warner Bros.is also investigating the incident, TMZ reported.

As a result, they reportedly wound up urinating on the train tracks through the small spaces between subway cars.

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"Joker" stars Joaquin Phoenix and is directed by Todd Phillips from a screenplay he wrote with Scott Silver about a failed stand-up comedian becoming a psychopathic criminal.

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Warner Bros. also informed the outlet that they will look into the situation. The movie features an all-star lineup including Robert De Niro, Brett Cullen, Marc Maron, Shea Whigman, Bryan Callen, and Frances Conroy. The film is scheduled to hit theatres on 4 October, 2019.

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