Joker done, Jared Leto sets his sights on WW2 thriller The Outsider

  • PTI, Los Angeles
  • Updated: Apr 07, 2016 13:47 IST
Actor Jared Leto attends the 88th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. (AFP)

After his big role as Suicide Squad’s Joker, the very picky Jared Leto is set to star in WWII action thriller The Outsider.

The 44-year-old 30 Seconds to Mars frontman is playing an American soldier in the upcoming movie set in post-WWII Japan, reported Aceshowbiz.

Read: Suicide Squad: Could it be the best trailer ever? No seriously

The production on the film is scheduled to begin this fall. Martin Zandvliet, the filmmaker behind Land of Mine, is directing based on a script penned by Bastille Day writer Andrew Baldwin.

Read: I was terrified of Jared Leto, thinking ‘is he crazy?’: Viola Davis

No release date has been announced. Leto recently won an Oscar for his role in Dallas Buyers Club and will next be seen as Joker in “Suicide Squad” that’s set for release in the US on August 5.

Watch 30 Seconds to Mars’ The Kill music video here

Follow @htshowbiz for more

also read

It’s a beautiful religion. I am incredibly proud: Tom Cruise on Scientology
Show comments