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November 18, 2019
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Makers clarify Joker is not portrayed as a hero

The studio behind Joker has denied that the film paints its murderous outcast as a hero. This came in the wake of families of victims of a 2012 mass shooting, at a movie theatre in the US, penned an open letter expressing concern over the violence in the trailer.

The statement by the studio read: “It is not the intention of the film, the filmmakers or the studio to hold this character up as a hero.”

The much-hyped Joaquin Phoenix-starrer has raised concerns that its depiction of mental illness and violence could prove incendiary.

Its release next month comes seven years after a man opened fire in a movie theatre, showing a The Dark Knight Rises (2012), killing 12 and wounding 70.

The families have asked the studio to donate to gun control causes, reported Fox News.

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