In preparation for the encore, ‘Late Show’ this Thursday will rebroadcast Phoenix’s aforementioned previous visit, during which he – buried ‘neath a beard and sunglasses – seemed to confirm that he was retiring from acting to pursue a hip-hop career.
Phoenix’s “transformation” is chronicled in the Casey Affleck-directed film ‘I’m Still Here,’ which recently hit theaters. Purportedly a legit documentary, it has left film critics debating whether Phoenix’s breakdown and reinvention depicted on screen is bona fide or an elaborate ruse.
Click here for Fancast’s review of the compelling ‘I’m Still Here.’
Perhaps Joaquin will use his ‘Late Show’ encore to settle the speculation once and for all?