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Inside the fight to save unauthorized Joker movie WB quashed

Filmmaker Vera Drew’s queer coming-of-age film “The People’s Joker” played to raves at its Toronto International Film Festival premiere in September before being pulled from the festival. It has not screened publicly since. (Dania Maxwell / Los Angeles Times) On the eve of the premiere of “The People’s Joker,” a parody origin story envisioning the …