Willem Dafoe as The Joker

Willem Dafoe wants to play a fake Joker

Willem Dafoe will forever be one of the greatest villains in cinematic history. His performances as the maniacal Norman Osborne/Green Goblin in Spider-man and Spider-man No Way Home are nothing short of exceptional.

His portrayals have been so good in fact, that fans have been asking for him to play the Joker for a number of years now. And the actor has been listening apparently.

Dafoe’s Joker sequel pitch

In a recent interview with GQ, Willem Dafoe talked about how he has “fantasized” about playing the Joker.

There is something interesting about, like, if there was a Joker imposter. So it would be possible to have not dueling Jokers but someone that says to be the Joker that isn’t the Joker. And that kind of opens up the possibility of an interesting story, particularly if you had Joaquin Phoenix’s Joker, and then you had someone who was either imitating or riffing off what he did. I fantasized about that.

Willem Dafoe

Clearly, the actor has put some real thought into this. Hopefully DC are listening. Imagine Willem Dafoe’s Joker opposite Batman. It certainly would be a sight to behold, imposter or not.

Check out our full list of actors that we believe would make a great Joker by clicking here. As always, thanks for reading.