They have been shown by their own makeup artist.
Without a doubt, one of the Jokers most remembered by Batman movie fans is that of Heath Ledger, the now legendary actor who died as a result of acute poisoning due to drug intake months before the premiere of the second film in the trilogy. by Nolan, The dark knightin 2008. Now, her makeup artist in the film, John Caglione Jr., wanted to share with his and Ledger’s followers some unpublished images from the filming set.
Caglione shows the camera some of the photos he has from the filming, where he also proudly comments that it was What an honor to work with Heath Ledger. In them we see the actor on the makeup set preparing to shoot scenes for the film but also others belonging to the tests carried out prior to filming. Is in these tests when Ledger did his own makeup to play DC’s crazy clown and not during recording as has been rumored and even affirmed for so long; It is John himself who points this out, going so far as to show a snapshot of himself applying makeup to the also protagonist of Secret in the mountain.
@makeupartistsworkshop John reveals a never-before-seen image from his Heath Ledger photo album while revealing the Joker during production of The Dark King. #The dark knight #heathledger #heathledgerjoker #makeup artist #cosplay ♬ original sound – MakeUpArtistsWorkshop
Despite the short video that accompanies this news, there is also time for another anecdote such as that for the test they took advantage of the fact that Ledger got so much white paint on his hands that they recorded scenes of him directly without gloves.
The future of Batman on the big and small screen
The future of Bruce Wayne’s alter ego in the cinema looks promising, with two big projects underway such as the sequel to The Batman (2022) and the solo film of Oswald Cobblepot, aka the Penguin.
batman 2which will premiere in October 2025will continue the story of Robert Pattinson’s Bruce Wayne/Batman and his fight against crime in Gotham City. The film will be directed by Matt Reeves, who also directed the first installment, and will feature the return of Pattinson, Zoë Kravitz, Paul Dano, Jeffrey Wright and Andy Serkis.
The Penguin for your part it will be a television series that will premiere on HBO Max in March 2024. The series will star Colin Farrell, who already played the character in the last film. Matt Reeves will be in the production this time.
The series will explore the origins of Oswald Cobblepot, aka the Penguin, and his rise to power in Gotham City’s criminal underworld.