After Suicide Squad sequel, Harley Quinn spin-off, Jared Leto to star in stand-alone Joker movie
Suicide Squad’s green-haired Joker, Jared Leto is getting his own solo movie in the franchise.Updated: Jun 06, 2018 11:32 IST
Jared Leto’s The Joker may be getting his own stand-alone movie as Batman’s arch-nemisis. The actor, who played the Clown Prince of Crime in Suicide Squad, would also executive produce the project, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
The solo film, under Warner Bros, will be set in the Suicide Squad universe.
The studio is already developing a Joker origins movie, which would be directed by Todd Phillips.
Joaquin Phoenix’s name is doing the rounds to star in the film to be produced by Martin Scorsese.
Phillips will pen the script with 8 Mile scribe Scott Silver.
The Joker has memorably been part of two Batman movies with Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger portraying the part.
Leto will reprise his role in the Suicide Squad sequel and the Harley Quinn spin-off.
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First Published: Jun 06, 2018 11:32 IST