First look at Jared Leto as The Joker in David Ayer's Suicide Squad
Published 10/04/2015 | 14:15
Suicide Squad director David Ayer has revealed the first glimpse of Jared Leto in character as The Joker.
Having previously posted a pic of the cast at a script read-through to Twitter, he was called out on aspect - Leto was missing from the line-up which included Margot Robbie, Will Smith, and Cara Delevingne.
However, he then posted a teaser pic of Leto in character as the DC villain in the classic 1988 cover The Killing Joke by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland.
The film charts the adventures of a group of supervillains who are recruited to perform dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency.
Joining Robbie, Smith and Delevingne as Harley Quinn, Deadshot, and Enchantress respectively are Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis, Joel Kinnaman, Scott Eastwood, Jai Courtney, and Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje.
The film begins shooting in two weeks is slated for release in August next year.