‘Joker’: Marc Maron Explains the Character He Plays Opposite Robert De Niro

Marc Maron is moving in some new directions.

Even as the “Wtf” podcast host continues to crank out new interviews to his devout fans each week, Maron has been expanding his acting career in ways never anticipated by his stand-up persona.

In Lynn Shelton’s “Sword of Trust,” Maron stars as a rascally pawn shop owner whose attempt to deal with some nutty conspiracy theorists goes very wrong.

The improv-heavy dramedy finds Maron delivering a touching monologue about his character’s regrets in life and shows a new dramatic side to Maron’s talents that he has only started to explore in Netflix’s “Glow.”Before the end of the year, Maron will pop up in another non-comedic role, albeit a much smaller one — but in a much bigger release.

Maron was previously announced as among the cast of director Todd Phillips’ “Joker,” a dark origin story of the iconic

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