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Why does the Suicide Squad joker have his own dialogue tattooed on his body? For weeks we’ve seen director David Ayer and actor Jared Leto teasing the gradual transformation into the clown prince of crime. But as seen in a final image posted by Ayer, this Joker is more like a clown prince of crazy, or, well… just see him below. Read More »
Posted on Thursday, April 16th, 2015 by Angie Han
Celebrity makeovers are typically the terrain of gossip rags, not film blogs like ours. But when the celebrity in question is future Suicide Squad star Jared Leto, and the makeover brings him a lot closer to the Joker’s signature look, well, that’s a different question.
Leto has got superhero movie lovers buzzing thanks to a selfie of himself sporting lime green hair and cherry red lips. See Leto’s Suicide Squad Joker tease after the jump. Read More »
Wednesday the writer and director of Suicide Squad, David Ayer, posted an almost complete image of his cast. There were even some new faces we hadn’t yet heard were in the movie. One man who was noticeably absent though was Jared Leto, who is playing the Joker.
Never one to disappoint his fans, Ayer followed up Wednesday’s tweet with an early glimpse at Leto’s Joker. You don’t see much, just some green hair and a very recognizable pose, but it’s pretty awesome. Check out the first Jared Leto Joker image below. Read More »
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For fans looking forward to Suicide Squad, you have to follow the film’s writer/director David Ayer on Twitter. The guy loves dropping great teases from the set and production of the film and his latest is the best yet. Production starts very soon on the DC Comics film, scheduled for release August 5, 2016, and Ayer posted a photo from the table read.
In the photo are Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Joel Kinnaman, Cara Delevingne, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Viola Davis and others. Noticeably absent is Jared Leto, who plays the Joker. Check out the Suicide Squad cast image below, which includes a few new faces too like Adam Beach and Ike Barinholtz.
UPDATE: We now know who Beach and Barinholtz are playing, as well as the new Deathstroke. Read More »
On the big superhero calendar, both DC and Marvel have major films that start shooting soon. For Marvel, it’s Captain America: Civil War and for DC, it’s David Ayer‘s Suicide Squad. Ayer has been pretty awesome with fans so far, regularly tweeting out teases at the pre-production as well as the transformation of star Jared Leto into the Joker. Not to mention lots of his cast recently had films out so we’ve been hearing lots of little snippets here and there too.
Movie scooper El Mayimbe has also been all over Suicide Squad, dropping three significant pieces of information over the last few days on his Instagram. The latest is the biggest, that Jared Leto’s Joker will be primarily based on the Frank Miller Dark Knight Returns incarnation. There’s more too, including a bit of his situation at the start of the film and links to Batman.
Below, read the latest Jared Leto Joker information as well as potential info on another character in the film and the villains. Read More »
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In 2014, Jared Leto won an Oscar for his performance in Dallas Buyers Club. In 2015, that meant two things. He could do any role he wanted and he had to appear at awards shows to present. We know the role he chose, Joker in David Ayer‘s Suicide Squad, and we all saw the actor at the Oscars, sporting long, flowing locks and full beard. He looked decidedly un-like the Joker.
Well, the first step in Jared Leto’s physical transformation into the Clown Prince of Gotham City has begun. Plus Ayer described the character using one kind of surprising word. Below, check out the Jared Leto Joker preparation.
UPDATE: See a second photo from the film’s director too.
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