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Lady Gaga urged the Joker 2 crew to address her as Lee on the film set; here’s why

Talented singer and actress Lady Gaga recently made headlines for playing Harley Quinn in the upcoming Joker: Folie à Deux sequel. However, behind the scenes, Gaga took her dedication to the role to a whole new level. Cinematographer Lawrence Sher revealed interesting details about Gaga’s commitment to her character, even insisting on being called Lee on set. Read on to discover Gaga’s transformation into Harley Quinn.

Lady Gaga urged the Joker 2 crew to address her as Lee on the film set

Lee: The Key to Lady Gaga’s Transformation

During a candid interview on The Trenches Talk podcast, Lawrence Sher revealed the interesting process of working with Lady Gaga, who portrayed Harley Quinn with utmost dedication. Sher confessed that at first, she felt different from the real Gaga during makeup and hair tests, as she was completely immersed in portraying the mysterious Harley Quinn.

To maintain the essence of her character throughout the filming process, an assistant director suggested that Sher address Gaga on set as Lee, a shortened version of her character’s name, Harley. Remarkably, this subtle change had a profound effect on their connection. Gaga’s transformation into Lee brought her character to life and Sher found the right rhythm working with her.

Sher also recalled a similar experience with Joaquin Phoenix during the shooting of the first Joker film. Phoenix, like Gaga, remained fully committed to her character, delivering an authentic and mesmerizing performance.

 

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Lady Gaga’s transrmative performance is mesmerizing audiences and peers alike. His mannerisms in both Joker 2 and House of Gucci exemplify his dedication to creating authentic and compelling portrayals.
As fans eagerly await the release of Joker: Folie à Deux, they look forward to experiencing Gaga’s remarkable transformation as Harley Quinn, a testament to her unparalleled commitment to her craft.

Meanwhile, Lady Gaga’s dedication to her craft doesn’t end with Joker 2. She previously revealed her unwavering commitment to her role as Patrizia Reggiani in the House of Gucci. For over a year, Gaga lived in character, even adopting an Italian accent for nine months. His unique immersion in the role left a lasting impression, making it challenging for him to return to his normal life after filming.

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