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David Ayer Continues Teasing Jared Leto Joker

In an update on an earlier story that saw director David Ayer teasing a haircut for Jared Leto, Ayer has now posted a second image.

Leto has received a hair cut as well as a shave for his role as the Joker in Suicide Squad.

Check out a pic of Leto recently at the Oscars below along with Ayer’s latest tweet.

“Suicide Squad” has an August 5, 2016 release date starring Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Viola Davis is playing Amanda Waller.

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Jared Leto Getting A Hair Cut For Joker

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Yesterday saw Suicide Squad director David Ayer tease “something will happen tomorrow.”

Well, tomorrow is here, and now the latest tweet from Ayer suggests Jared Leto may be getting a hair cut to play Joker.

Ayer posted an image of Leto with a ponytail and scissors asking, “Should we?”

It’s unclear if that is the “reveal” Ayer was talking about or if we’ll possibly get a first look at Leto as the Joker or a look at any members of the cast.

Suicide Squad has been said to start filming in Toronto in April, so it’s possible WB may reveal a look at the cast soon.

Ayer also previously tweeted Suicide Squad is set in the same universe as Batman Vs. Superman and also that Zack Snyder is onboard as producer.

Regarding Leto’s Joker, Ayer described him as “majestic.”

Update: Leto has indeed received a hair cut and also a shave.

“Suicide Squad” has an August 5, 2016 release date starring Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Viola Davis is playing Amanda Waller.

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Jared Leto Joker Is Majestic Says Suicide Director David Ayer

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Suicide Squad director Davd Ayer has tweeted out new set pics from in addition to answering a fan’s question about Jared Leto’s Joker.

A fan asked if Ayer could describe the new Jared Leto Joker in one word, with Ayer tweeting back, “Majestic.”

Check out the latest pics:

Suicide Squad has an August 5, 2016 release date starring Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Viola Davis is playing Amanda Waller.

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Suicide Squad Closer To Dark Knight Than Avengers

Following Batman Vs. Superman, the next DC movie will be Suicide Squad.

Margot Robbie has been cast as fan-favorite character Harley Quinn.

In the video above, Robbie speaks with MTV and lets it be known she was offered the role and didn’t have to audition.

Robbie also lets it be known that Harley Quinn and Deadshot (played by Will Smith) have a lot of scenes together.

Robbie also says she spent time with Jared Leto, who is playing the new Joker.

The actress also stated that Suicide Squad is going to be closer to The Dark Knight than something like the Avengers.

Suicide Squad has an August 5, 2016 release date directed by David Ayer also starring Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Viola Davis is playing Amanda Waller.

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Jared Leto Gaining A Lot Of Weight For Joker Role

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Jared Leto talks briefly about the Joker with Billboard.com.

Leto will be playing the iconic Batman villain in the DC Suicide Squad movie, which comes out next year.

While Leto is known for dropping weight for his Oscar-award winning role in Dallas Buyer’s Club, Leto lets it be known he is gaining weight for the Joker.

“Do you mind if I eat a little?” Leto asked during the interview, with it noted Leto is eating vegan tacos. “I’m trying to gain a lot of weight. It means I have to eat every couple of hours — and I’m terrible at eating a lot.”

Leto continues with talk about the Joker.

“The opportunity to take on this nearly Shakespearean character — that’s what graphic novels and comic books are becoming, right?” Leto said. “[He’s] this beautiful disaster of a character — what a big challenge.”

“Suicide Squad” has a, August 5, 2016 release directed by Dvaid Ayer also starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne.

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New Joker Jared Leto Says Batman Is Dead?!

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2016 will see the new Joker, played by Jared Leto, in the Suicide Squad movie.

It’s not been confirmed the movie will feature Batman, but Joker is already up to his old tricks.

While participaing in a chat on Vyrt, a fan mentioned that Batman was an unseen hero.

Leto’s reply to the fan?

“Batman is dead.”

Obviously, Jared Leto doesn’t mean Batman is really dead, but more than likely Leto is just talking smack meaning that there is a new Joker in town.

New Batman Ben Affleck debuts in Batman Vs. Superman, which hits March 25, 2016. Suicide Squad featuring Jared Leto as the Joker hits five months later. I wonder if Zack Snyder will reference Joker in Batman Vs. Superman?

Suicide Squad has an August 6, 2016 release directed by David Ayer.

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Tom Hardy Left Suicide Squad Because Of The Script

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When Warner Bros. officially announced the cast of the Suicide Squad movie maybe red flags should have gone up as how is the movie going to find the time to accommodate all the actors with enough screentime?

Well, that seems to be exactly the problem as recently it became known that Tom Hardy had dropped out of Suicide Squad.

While scheduling issues were cited as the reason, now it’s being said that Tom Hardy wasn’t happy with the script and screentime.

According to Latino Review, when Tom Hardy signed on to Suicide Squad, he had yet to read the script.

However, once the full cast officially came together, it’s said the script was tweaked to given Will Smith and Jared Leto more screentime.

So when Tom Hardy finally got ahold of the finished script and saw what he perceived as not enough screentime for his character, Rick Flagg, he bailed.

With Tom Hardy out of the picture, Jake Gyllenhall had said to be a potential replacement.

Suicide Squad has an August 6, 2016 release directed by David Ayer starring Jared Leto as The Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, and Jesse Eisenberg is rumored to follow his Batman vs. Superman debut as Lex Luthor.

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Suicide Squad Movie Officially Cast; Jared Leto Is The Joker & More

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Warner Bros. has officially announced the cast of the Suicide Squad movie.

Jared Leto will play The Joker.

Will Smith is playing Deadshot.

Tom Hardy is playing Rick Flagg.

Margot Robbie is playing Harley Quinn.

Jai Courtey is playing Boomerang.

And Cara Delevingne is playing the Enchantress.

The Suicide Squad movie has an August 5, 2016 release date directed by David Ayer and will begin filming April 2015 in Toronto.

Find full details below.

 

Press Release:

An all-star roster of actors has joined Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action adventure “Suicide Squad,” bringing DC Comics’ super villain team to the big screen under the direction of David Ayer (“Fury”). The announcement was made today by Greg Silverman, President, Creative Development and Worldwide Production, Warner Bros. Pictures.

The film will star two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith (“The Pursuit of Happyness,” “Ali,” upcoming “Focus”) as Deadshot; Tom Hardy (“The Dark Knight Rises,” upcoming “Mad Max: Fury Road”) as Rick Flagg; Margot Robbie (“The Wolf of Wall Street,” upcoming “Focus,” the “Tarzan” movie) as Harley Quinn; Oscar winner Jared Leto (“Dallas Buyers Club,” “Alexander”) as the Joker; Jai Courtney (“Divergent,” upcoming “The Water Diviner”) as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne (“Anna Karenina,” upcoming “Pan”) as Enchantress.

In making the announcement, Silverman said, “The Warner Bros. roots are deep on this one. David Ayer returns to the studio where he wrote ‘Training Day’ and brings his incredible ability to craft multidimensional villains to this iconic DC property with a cast of longtime Warner collaborators Will Smith and Tom Hardy, and other new and returning favorites: Margot, Jared, Jai and Cara. We look forward to seeing this terrific ensemble, under Ayer’s amazing guidance, give new meaning to what it means to be a villain and what it means to be a hero.”

Ayer is also writing the script for “Suicide Squad,” which is being produced by Charles Roven (“The Dark Knight” trilogy, upcoming “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice”) and Richard Suckle (“American Hustle”). Zack Snyder, Deborah Snyder, Colin Wilson and Geoff Johns are serving as executive producers.

The film is slated for release on August 5, 2016.

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Suicide Squad Movie To Film In Toronto

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It’s being reported the David Ayer-directed Suicide Squad movie will begin pre-production in February in Toronto.

THR reports Suicide Squad will film from April to September at Toronto’s Pinewood Studios, with it said Jai Courtney, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Jared Leto are in final talks for roles.

The report makes no mention of Will Smith, who was also previously said to be up for a role.

Jared Leto has been rumored to be playing The Joker, with Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn.

Suicide Squad has a 2016 release.

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Jared Leto Mum On Playing Joker (Again)

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It’s been said that Jared Leto is up for the role of The Joker in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie.

Leto was previously asked about playing the character, but sort of dodged the questioning.

Now Jared Leto is asked about playing The Joker again by THR, and Leto this time says he can’t talk about it.

“I’ve sworn to keep my mouth shut,” Leto said.

It’s possible Leto is either in talks for the role of The Joker or has been cast, but is awaiting the official announcement from Warner Bros. before he comments.

Jared Leto has also been rumored to be a contender to play Doctor Strange for Marvel Studios.

Also rumored for the Suicide Squad movie is Tom Hardy, Will Smith,  Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Jon Bernthal, with Jesse Eisenberg also rumored to appear as Lex Luthor.

Suicide Squad has a 2016 release directed by David Ayer.

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Jared Leto Responds To Joker Rumors

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Jared Leto is currently rumored to play The Joker in the David Ayer Suicide Squad movie.

MTV caught up with the Oscar award winning actor and asked him about it.

Admittedly, Jared Leto doesn’t offer much, but he doesn’t deny it and might offer a hint that he is in talks for the role judging by his first response.

Also said to be up for roles in Suicide Squad are Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Jon Bernthal, with Jesse Eisenberg also rumored to appear as Lex Luthor.

Suicide Squad is due in theaters in 2016.

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Jai Courtney Rumored For Deadshot In Suicide Squad Movie

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It’s being said that Jai Courtney is up for a major role in the Suicide Squad movie.

Variety is reporting sources have filled them in that Jai Courtney, starring in the upcoming Terminator Genisys movie as well as known for Divergent and Jack Reacher, is being looked at to play Deadshot.

The report also mentions that Tom Hardy is up for the role of Rick Flag, who was a founding member of Suicide Squad in the comics.

It’s also said Will Smith might be up for the role of Captain Boomerang, with it again said Margot Robbie may be playing Harley Quinn and Jared Leto as The Joker.

Jesse Eisenberg is also rumored to be featured as Lex Luthor in Suicide Squad, and Jon Bernthal may have a role.

To date, WB has yet to officially announce any of the casting.

David Ayer is writing and directing the Suicide Squad movie, which is set to be released in 2016.

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Jared Leto Rumored For Joker In Suicide Squad Movie

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Previously rumored for Doctor Strange, now it’said Jared Leto is up for the role of The Joker in the Suicide Squad movie.

According to The Wrap, Jared Leto is eyed by Warner Bros. to play the role, which was most recently portrayed by Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight.

It’s also said Ryan Gosling was being sought for the role of The Joker, but didn’t want to sign a deal for multiple movies.

Another rumor also has it that Harley Quinn may be featured in Suicide Squad, possibly played by Cara Delevingne.

Also according to previous reports, Jesse Eisenberg may appear as Lex Luthor, and Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie and Will Smith are wanted for roles.

David Ayer is directing Suicide Squad, which is presently scheduled to be released in 2016.

Six Actors Rumored For Doctor Strange

Six Rumored For Doctor Strange

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With Joaquin Phoenix reportedly bowing out of Doctor Strange, a large list of candidates to play the Sorcerer Supreme for Marvel Studios has become known.

According to Variety, the list of contenders to play Stephen Strange now includes:

Jared Leto. It’s said the actor is aggressively pursuing the role. Leto also had some fun previously with fans online about playing Doctor Strange.

Oscar Isaac. Currently starring in Star Wars: Episode VII, it’s said Marvel may have an inside look at the actor.

Matthew McConaughey. It’s said that Marvel believes after getting interest from Joaquin Phoenix, they feel they can get anyone for the part, and it’s also said they want a star for the role.

Ewan McGregor. It’s said he is expected to meet Marvel about talks for the role.

Jake Gyllenhaal. According to sources, Gyllenhaal is interested in playing a superhero.

Ethan Hawke. Contrary to an earlier report, it’s now said Hawke is in the mix to play Doctor Strange and even pursued the role early on.

Update: Add one more with Ryan Gosling.

“Doctor Strange” has a July 8, 2016 release being directed by Scott Derrickson.

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Jared Leto Rumored For Doctor Strange

With it learned that Scott Derrickson is likely to direct the Marvel Studios Doctor Strange movie, it’s also rumored that Jared Leto is being looked at to play the titular character.

In their report about Scott Derrickson directing Doctor Strange, Bad Ass Digest states they heard Jared Leto is liked as Stephen Strange by Marvel.

Jared Leto recently won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for Dallas Buyers Club.

Other names previously rumored for Doctor Strange include Johnny Depp and Viggo Mortensen.

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