Actor Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara were blessed with a baby boy and they had named him River.
Director Viktor Kossakovsky broke the news at Zurich Film Festival while promoting his upcoming movie Gunda. Phoenix served as an executive producer for the film.
Kossakovsky attended the festival and apologized to the attendees that Phoenix could not attend the event.
However, he broke the news in the announcement.
“He just got a baby, by the way, his name was… a beautiful son called River, so he cannot promote [the film] right now.”
🚨 Viktor Kossakovsky 📽️, Gunda: He just had a baby Boy who’s Called River. ( about Joaquin) pic.twitter.com/WuUISnuTsZ
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Sources revealed that the baby is named after Phoenix’s older brother River, who died at the age of 23 due to drug overdose.
However, Phoenix and Mara have not publicly confirmed the news.
Joaquin Phoenix has worked in several super hit films. His amazing role in ‘Joker’ cannot be forgotten.