Is two-time Oscar-nominated actor Joaquin Phoenix actually retiring from acting? E! Online caught up with Phoenix last night who gave an impromptu announcement that he was retiring from acting to focus on a music career. The site later got confirmation, of sorts, from actor Casey Affleck. Watch this bizarre video announcement below.

If this announcement is true, then Phoenix's last performance will be in the James Grey-directed film Two Lovers, which is set for release on February 13, 2009. We'll certainly keep you updated on any new developments surrounding this big announcement.