Final summer season, DC Comics followers noticed a brand new model of the long-lasting villain The Joker with Jared Leto’s efficiency in Suicide Squad. Whereas the film was a essential disappointment, a sequel continues to be believed to be in improvement at Warner Bros. A report surfaced in August, simply weeks after the film hit theaters, claiming Jared Leto was sad with the completed model of Suicide Squad, casting doubt on his return in a sequel and/or another DC Comics motion pictures. That might not be the case, because the actor despatched out a few cryptic photographs by means of social media earlier right now. One which pays homage to an iconic comedian, and one other, extra disturbing picture has that followers scratching their heads.
A report from September revealed that The Joker will not be featured within the upcoming Justice League film, however there have been rumors that he might return in Ben Affleck’s stand alone film The Batman, or the brand new mission Gotham Metropolis Sirens, which Suicide Squad star Margot Robbie will produce and star in as Harley Quinn. Final night time, Jared Leto shared the long-lasting comedian e-book cowl of The Killing Joke on Snapchat, later reposting it on Twitter. Whereas this absolutely does not function any official affirmation that he’ll be returning as The Joker in any capability, the second photograph is much more weird. It exhibits a tooth necklace in a purple Gucci field, the Clown Prince’s signature shade. Maybe that is one more present that Jared Leto will ship to a future solid member when he returns as The Joker? Perhaps it is a sign that we’ll realized how he bought all his enamel punched out, as he wears a grill in Suicide Squad, together with his smile believed to have been rearranged by Ben Affleck’s Batman. Most followers are left curious as to why these photos was posted, and what it might all imply. Hopefully the actor will clarify what’s going on quickly. However that may be out of character for Leto, particularly if he is as soon as once more assumed the Joker persona.
Final month, a report surfaced claiming there might not even be any room in Gotham Metropolis Sirens for The Joker to make an look, because the story focuses on Harley Quinn and different feminine villains resembling Catwoman and Poison Ivy. However there hasn’t been any official phrase on whether or not or not The Joker will present up. Suicide Squad director David Ayer is taking the helm on that mission, which suggests Suicide Squad 2 should occur, however not anytime quickly, since Gotham Metropolis Sirens will take priority over a real follow-up. There may be one other risk that The Joker might pop up in although.
An unconfirmed rumor surfaced final 12 months that claimed Ben Affleck’s Batman reboot will characteristic each The Joker and Crimson Hood. One other report claimed that the Crimson Hood will not seem in The Batman, however the story will embrace numerous iconic villains. None of these villains had been talked about by title, though it is utterly attainable that The Joker is one in every of them. There have been rumors that the studio is in search of a 2018 launch date for The Batman, however that has but to be confirmed. No manufacturing begin date has been introduced. We do know that Deathstroke is the principle villain, although, so Jared Leto would not be taking the lead in that capability.
With all of that stated, it appears seemingly that, if The Joker had been to return within the considerably close to future, it will be in The Batman, since Gotham Metropolis Sirens is taking priority over Suicide Squad 2 at this level. It is also attainable that Jared Leto merely posted that picture to mess together with his followers. It is price noting that Warner Bros. launched an animated model of Batman: The Killing Joke final 12 months, simply after the discharge of Suicide Squad, with Mark Hamill voicing The Joker. And, within the construct as much as Suicide Squad going into manufacturing, Jared Leto teased the identical picture within the flesh, sharing a picture of himself that was a spoof of the Killing Joke cowl. As we effectively know now, Suicide Squad and Killing Joke had nothing to do with one another. Check out Jared Leto’s pictures beneath.
Jared Leto simply shared these photographs on Snapchat. What does all of it imply?! pic.twitter.com/BkZUmpFqZQ
— Batman-Information.com (@BatmanNewsCom) January 18, 2017
— JARED LETO (@JaredLeto) January 19, 2017