Video: How Christopher Nolan Created His Joker

With all the conversations going on around Joker this weekend, it seems like an apt time to revisit the version of the character acted by Heath Ledger and written by Christopher Nolan, Jonathan Nolan, and David S. Goyer in The Dark Knight.

N.T. Jordan has done an excellent job pulling together interview clips from the three writers sharing their take on the psychology of the Joker and why he’s the perfect villain for the ever-tortured Batman.

Take a look at the video below, and head over to the Behind the Curtain channel on YouTube for more excellent screenwriting lessons.

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