Jared Leto

Two New ‘Suicide Squad’ Posters Tease Candy-Colored Mayhem

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by Matt Singer 7 days ago
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The movie itself may wind up being conventional and boring, but the marketing for Suicide Squad has been delightful and unpredictable right from the start. The trailers, the ads, have all sold the fact that this is not your ordinary superhero movie; these “heroes” are actually villains forced into savior mode by a deal with the U.S. Government. The film’s two new posters are no exception. Even the way the stock credits are displayed is unusual (on top instead of bottom). This Suicide Squad, they don’t play by your rules, man! Not even your advertising rules! They take your rules and they laugh at them, and then maybe Jared Leto sends them a rat or something because he’s really quite Method about this whole Joker thing.

Jared Leto’s Joker in ‘Suicide Squad’ Was Inspired by ‘Drug Lords on Instagram’

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by Britt Hayes June 16, 2016 @ 11:30 AM
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When Christopher Nolan first revealed Heath Ledger’s Joker for The Dark Knight, fans were pretty annoyed with the drastic departure from the classic depictions of the character. Reactions to Jared Leto’s version of the character from Suicide Squad were twice as intense thanks to that gold grill and his collection of questionable tattoos, which mostly left fans feeling baffled. If you’re curious about what on earth inspired David Ayer’s new Joker, the director has offered some insight into his influences — most of which you can find on Instagram.

‘Suicide Squad’ Makes Being Bad Look Pretty Good in New TV Spots and Character Portraits

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by Britt Hayes June 11, 2016 @ 11:29 AM
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Suicide Squad is one of our most anticipated films of the summer — mostly because after a few months of watching heroes save the world in big blockbusters, it’ll be fun to see a team of villains swoop in to shake things up. If Amanda Waller is to be believed in these new TV spots, these guys (and a couple of ladies) are the worst of the worst, but maybe that’s what we need right now.

Jared Leto’s Joker Reportedly Starring in ‘Suicide Squad’ Music Video For Rick Ross and Skrillex

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by Britt Hayes June 4, 2016 @ 12:54 PM
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That headline seems a bit misleading because the real news here is that Suicide Squad is about to join the catalog of films that have their very own rap song — which includes recent releases like Deadpool and, weirdly, Jodie Foster’s Money Monster. Rick Ross and Skrillex collaborated on a track for David Ayer’s upcoming super-villain team-up, and according to a new report, the music video will feature Jared Leto’s Joker.

Rumor: More ‘Suicide Squad’ Characters Could Get Their Own Spinoffs

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by Britt Hayes May 25, 2016 @ 6:27 PM
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Recent news of Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn spinoff confirms what we already assumed: she’s the best part of Suicide Squad. But if a new rumor proves to be true, she may not be the only charismatic member of Task Force X, as Warner Bros. might be considering giving a couple of her villainous co-stars spinoffs of their very own. To be honest, a Captain Boomerang solo movie doesn’t seem like something that would ever actually happen, but WB has done wackier things in recent years.

‘Interview With the Vampire’ Director Josh Boone Might Be Threatening to Cast Jared Leto in the Reboot

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by Britt Hayes May 5, 2016 @ 6:38 PM
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Over the last few days, Josh Boone shared some photos seemingly unveiling his lineup for X-Men spinoff New Mutants, but that’s not the only thing he revealed. The director of The Fault in Our Stars also posted a photo of the title page for his screenplay for the reboot of Interview With the Vampire. Boone followed that with another photo update, which may or may not be part of some weird joke. It’s kind of hard to tell with social media sometimes, you know?

From Used Condoms to Dead Pigs, a List of All the Creepy Things Jared Leto Sent His ‘Suicide Squad’ Co-Stars

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by Mike Sampson April 13, 2016 @ 8:06 AM
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The Suicide Squad cast assembled at CinemaCon yesterday to introduce their upcoming movie, and as they walked the red carpet prior to their big presentation the cast all reminisced fondly about all the creepy s–- that Jared Leto sent that during...

‘Suicide Squad’ Trailer: The Joker Is Back and He’s Brought Batman With Him

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by ScreenCrush Staff April 10, 2016 @ 8:52 PM
Reshoots or no, the latest trailer for Suicide Squad debuted tonight during the 2016 MTV Movie Awards, offering a new sneak peek at David Ayer’s gritty super villain team-up. Packed with action, the trailer offered some new footage of DC’s Worst...

‘Suicide Squad’ Star Jared Leto Compares His Joker to Hamlet and Scarface

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by Britt Hayes April 2, 2016 @ 2:30 PM
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While most fans can agree that Suicide Squad looks like a fairly entertaining antidote to the usual blockbuster superhero fare, at least one part of David Ayer’s super-villain team-up remains divisive. You already know which part that is: Jared Leto’s tattooed, chrome-grilled Hot Topic take on Batman’s arch-nemesis The Joker, aka the Clown Prince of Crime. However you feel about Leto’s Joker aesthetic, it’s certainly different from and incomparable to any previous iteration of the character — though Leto does have a couple of wacky comparisons in mind.

‘Suicide Squad’ Promo Takes the Worst Heroes Ever to Instagram

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by Britt Hayes February 2, 2016 @ 5:58 PM
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Rather than debut a TV spot or a new teaser, Warner Bros. has unleashed its first non-trailer promo for Suicide Squad via Instagram — you know, because that’s where all the cool kids are these days, and Suicide Squad is a movie for cool kids who take 800 selfies and have a Hot Topic frequent shopper card and an ironic appreciation of Jared Leto’s Joker sporting a grill. Does David Ayer’s super villain movie have a type? Not really, but it’s fun to guess.