There has been a lot of excitement surrounding Oscar winning actor, Jared Leto’s performance of the Joker in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. Although it was first seen in the trailers, Leto has shared a new photo of the Joker in a tuxedo. This Joker look takes direct inspiration from Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo’s 2008 graphic novel, Joker.
Check out the latest image below from Leto’s Instagram.
It feels good to be bad… Assemble a team of the world’s most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government’s disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren’t picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it’s every man for himself?
Suicide Squad is the next film in the DC Extended Universe following Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Written and directed by David Ayer and the film stars Viola Davis, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz , Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach, and Karen Fukuhara in her feature film debut.
Suicide Squad opens worldwide in 3D, and in 2D, and in select IMAX 3D theaters on August 5, 2016.