Zach Galifianakis To Play Joker In ‘Lego Batman’ Movie

The Hollywood Reporter is reporting that Zach Galifianakis is in “final negotiations” to join the animated ‘Lego Batman’ movie as iconic villain, The Joker.

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The actor shot to fame with his role in surprise hit The Hangover in 2009, and has since gained notoriety for a number of roles including that of Jake in Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s Birdman Or (the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) earlier this year. Will Arnet, the man behind the Batman voice in the original The Lego Movie (2014), will reprise the role of the caped crusader in the upcoming picture that will be written by Seth Grahame-Smith and directed by Chris McKay.

Source: THR