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‘The Individuals’s Joker,’ reimagining of Gotham Metropolis, pulled from TIFF over rights points

‘The Individuals’s Joker,’ reimagining of Gotham Metropolis, pulled from TIFF over rights points

“The Individuals’s Joker,” an unauthorized reimagining of Batman’s universe by way of the eyes of a transgender girl, has been pulled from the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition after a single screening over rights points.

TIFF says on its web site that the filmmaker pulled the Gotham Metropolis-set unbiased film over the issues, and the client relations group will get in contact with ticketholders.

Neither representatives for “The Individuals’s Joker” nor Warner Bros. Discovery, which holds the movie rights to the DC Comics universe, instantly responded to a request for remark this morning.

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“The Individuals’s Joker” is directed by Vera Drew who additionally stars as an aspiring comic who strikes to Gotham to pursue a profession amongst a neighborhood of different characters from the DC Comics universe, together with the Riddler and the Penguin.

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The movie premiered as a part of TIFF’s Midnight Insanity programming in a single day, and by morning, the announcement was posted on the pageant’s web site.

The movie was initially billed as containing scenes from DC films, together with 2019’s “Joker,” however Drew advised the viewers at a Q-and-A after the screening that she edited all that out forward of the premiere.

© 2022 The Canadian Press

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