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Entertainment David Harbour Is A Dark, Twisted Oscar The Grouch In ‘SNL’ Parody Of ‘Joker’

00:45  14 october  2019
00:45  14 october  2019 Source:   etcanada.com

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  Will ‘Joker’ Controversy Affect Joaquin Phoenix’s Shot at His First Oscar? It’s official: “Joker” is a hit. The provocative Todd Phillips-directed Warner Bros. film, starring Joaquin Phoenix as the iconic DC Comics villain, had the biggest October weekend opening box office ever, with $93.5 million in ticket sales. There was never a doubt that “Joker” would earn big bucks, but awards season recognition remains an open question.As soon as the first trailer dropped in April, a chorus of praise was heaped upon Phoenix.

On NBC’s ‘ Saturday Night Live ,’ host David Harbour stars as ‘Sesame Street’s Oscar the Grouch in a ‘ Joker ’ parody trailer of a gritty origin film for the Instead of a dark , gritty origin story of yet another comic-book figure, Phillips has now decided to set his sights on a character who has long lived and

On Saturday night ’s episode of SNL , hosted by Stranger Things star David Harbour , the sketch show sent up the As Harbour ’s Oscar the Grouch spirals into madness, the fake trailer Harbour growls as he slathers his face in dark green make-up. The send-up nails the gritty tone of Joker down to its

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Joaquin Phoenix and director Todd Phillips are receiving rave reviews for their dark deconstruction of the origin story of Batman's most iconic nemesis in "Joker", but what would it look like if Phillips took a similar approach to delve into the genesis of another pop-culture character?

That's the premise of a "Saturday Night Live" movie parody from this week's episode that features host David Harbour in a twisted take on "Sesame Street" stalwart Oscar the Grouch.

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In a faux movie trailer for "Grouch", Harbour plays a Phoenix-like grump alongside gritty versions of "Sesame Street" regulars including Big Bird as a stripper (Heidi Gardner), a pill-popping Count (Beck Bennett), a crack-dealing Elmo (Melissa Villaseñor) getting arrested, and Snuffleupagus (Kenan Thompson), who is Prairie Dawn’s (Chloe Fineman) pimp.

David Harbour Opens Up About Bipolar Diagnosis In Candid Interview, Admits Acting ‘Is Kind Of A Lifeline’

  David Harbour Opens Up About Bipolar Diagnosis In Candid Interview, Admits Acting ‘Is Kind Of A Lifeline’ Last year, David Harbour revealed he had been diagnosed with bipolar disorder, and the “Stranger Things” star shared more details about the diagnosis a recent interview. Speaking with the “Blank Podcast”, the 44-year-old actor opened up about his mental health with hosts Giles Paley-Phillips and Jim Daly. “First of all, the interesting thing about my own particular brand of it is that I never have an episode when I'm working," he explained.

Oscar the Grouch gets the ' Joker ' treatment in David Harbour 's ' Saturday Night Live ' parody . 12 episode saw the moody Muppet starring in a fake film trailer parodying Joker ’s dark anti-hero origin story. The fictional Grouch — “from director Todd Phillips and the writer of P is for Potty!,” a narrator

David Harbour stars as a gritty Oscar the Grouch in the " SNL " trailer that parodies Sesame " Saturday Night Live " offered up the perfect parody of " Joker " with its fictional origin story trailer of Big Bird, Count Dracula, Cookie Monster and Elmo make appearances in the dark trailer, and they're

Meanwhile, Harbour's Oscar parodies many of Arthur Fleck's "Joker" moments.

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"If everybody calls you trash, and everyone treats you like trash," says Harbour's Grouch as he climbs inside a metal garbage can, "why don’t you just become trash?"

"Saturday Night Live" will be back with a new episode on Saturday, Oct. 26, when Chance the Rapper will do double duty as host and musical guest.

"SNL" airs Saturdays at 11:30 p.m. ET, 8:30 p.m. PT on Global.

Joaquin Phoenix Responds To Fan Theory That His Joker Isn’t The Real Joker .
Todd Phillips’ “Joker” has been a big success as it portrays the story of how Arthur Fleck became the Joker. But since Bruce Wayne is only a child during the story, many fans are wondering if Fleck is the same Joker that Batman ultimately goes on to fight. RELATED: The Weeknd Got Decked Out As The Joker For Halloween“I mean, to me, yes he is,” Joaquin Phoenix, who plays the title character, told The Los Angeles Times in a recent interview when asked about the fan theory.He then added that he and Phillps wanted viewers to question if Fleck was the real Joker.RELATED: For An Encore, ‘Joker’ Is No.

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