Ever since Joaquin Phoenix was first announced for the 'Joker' origins movie, there has been feverish speculation about what he might bring to the iconic villain's role - as well as what he might look like in it.

Now, at least one of those questions has been answered as director Todd Phillips has shared the first photo, and a number of others have leaked.

It's safe to say that Phoenix's Joker - aka 'Arthur' - probably isn't what people might be expecting, but that makes it all the more intriguing to see how this nerdy-looking character will develop, if you ask us:

Some people have been sharing their own opinions on the vibe that Phoenix is giving off, too...

The film is set for release next October.