Robert De Niro
Controversy DeNiro made the
comments in a
recent interview. In the film, the 76-year-old
Oscar winner plays late night
talk show host Murray Franklin. Some 'Joker' critics have
claimed that that the Warner Bros.
production could inspire violence Others have called
out Warner Bros. for
the company's connections
to the National Rifle Association (NRA). Robert De Niro,
via 'Variety' De Niro also spoke about working
with director Todd Phillips, Joaquin
Phoenix and the inspirations 'Joker'
took from his own iconic roles. Robert De Niro,
via 'Variety' Robert De Niro,
via 'Variety' 'Joker'
opens Oct. 4.