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Is the Joker in Batman 3?

The Joker, one of the most iconic and recognizable villains in the Batman franchise, has been a regular feature in the Batman movies over the years. Fans of the character have been eagerly awaiting news of his return in the upcoming movie, Batman 3.

So, is he going to be a part of it? Let’s take a closer look.

Who is the Joker?

Before we delve into whether or not he will appear in Batman 3, let’s first talk about who the Joker is. Created by Bill Finger, Bob Kane, and Jerry Robinson, the Joker made his debut in Batman #1 in 1940.

He is known for his clown-like appearance and twisted sense of humor. Throughout his history as a character, he has been portrayed as both a homicidal maniac and a comedic prankster.

The Joker in Movies

The Joker has been portrayed on both television and in movies numerous times over the years. Some of the most iconic portrayals include Jack Nicholson’s version from Tim Burton’s 1989 Batman movie and Heath Ledger’s Oscar-winning performance in Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight (2008). Jared Leto also played him in Suicide Squad (2016).

Is The Joker Coming Back?

So now that we’ve established who the Joker is and where he has appeared before let’s get to the question at hand: Will he be appearing in Batman 3?

The answer is no.

While nothing can be said for certain about future films except what studios have officially confirmed, it seems unlikely that we will be seeing The Joker return to our screens anytime soon. This may come as a disappointment to fans of this classic villain but it’s not entirely unexpected given that Joaquin Phoenix recently won an Academy Award for playing The Joker.


In conclusion, while we may not see The Joker in Batman 3, it’s clear that the character will always be an important part of the Batman mythos. Whether he’s portrayed as a terrifying psychopath or a clownish prankster, The Joker remains one of the most fascinating and memorable villains in all of comic book history. While we wait to see what the future holds for the character in movies and television, we can always go back and revisit his past appearances to relive his iconic moments on screen.