The People's Joker Movie Poster

The People’s Joker

April 5, 2024
1hr 32min

The People’s Joker Movie Details:

Movie NameThe People’s Joker
Country United States
Language English
Release DatesSeptember 13, 2022 (TIFF)
April 5, 2024 (United States)
Running Time1hr 32min
CastVera Drew
Lynn Downey
Griffin Kramer
Kane Distler
Nathan Faustyn
Phil Braun
Directed by Vera Drew
Written byBri LeRose
Vera Drew
Produced byJoey Lyons
Cinematography by Nate Cornett
Edited by Vera Drew
Music byJustin Krol
Quinn Scharber
Danni Rowan
Elias and the Error
Production CompanyHaunted Gay Ride Productions
Distributor Altered Innocence

The People’s Joker Movie Cast & Characters:

  • Vera Drew as Joker the Harlequin/Vera,
  • Griffin Kramer as a young, pre-transition Vera
  • Lynn Downey as Vera’s mother
  • Kane Distler as Mr. J, an emotionally manipulative trans man
  • Nathan Faustyn as The Penguin
  • David Liebe Hart as Ra’s al Ghul
  • Phil Braun as Batman
  • Maria Bamford as Lorne Michaels
  • Christian Calloway as Dr. Jonathan Crane
  • Trevor Drinkwater as The Riddler
  • Ruin Carroll as Poison Ivy
  • Tim Heidecker as Perry White
  • Scott Aukerman as Mr. Freeze
  • Bob Odenkirk as Bob the Goon
  • Arden Hughes as the UCB Computer


An aspiring clown grappling with her gender identity combats a fascistic caped crusader.

About The People’s Joker Movie:

  • The People’s Joker is an American comedy film directed by Vera Drew, who also wrote the film Bri LeRose. The film stars Vera Drew, Lynn Downey, Griffin Kramer, Kane Distler, Nathan Faustyn, Phil Braun, and David Liebe Hart.
  • The film unofficially parodies characters from the Batman comics, and the main character is a transgender woman based on the Joker, played by Drew.
  • The People’s Joker premiered on September 13, 2022, at the 2022 Toronto International Film Festival, but planned screenings of the film were canceled due to “rights issues”.
  • The People’s Joker is scheduled to be released theatrically in the United States on April 5, 2024.

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