Jared Leto's Joker to get his own movie

WB Developing Spin Off Movie for Jared Leto's Joker

After starring as the Joker in the 2016 hit Suicide Squad, Jared will reportedly be reprising his role while also serving as executive producer on the project. The plan is for Warner Bros.to build out the world that it created with Suicide Squad.

Warner Bros. DC comics movie universe just got a little more complicated with reports indicating that Jared Leto's maniacal version of The Joker is getting his own standalone film set in the same universe as "Justice League".

Suicide Squad wasn't what you'd call a hit with critics, but the 2016 superhero flick made nearly $750m worldwide - about $90m more than Justice League.

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So wait a minute...how many individual, concurrently made Joker movies do we need? To make matters worse, Suicide Squad was marketed to look like it was Leto's movie, which it clearly wasn't. "There's so much that we shot that's not in the film". It's going to be very interesting to see how Warner Bros. and DC Films are able to pull off such an ambitious move with one of the most iconic comic book villains in history. That film is being produced under a new banner separate from the DC Extended Universe, to which Jared Leto's Joker is part, along with Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn, Ben Affleck's Batman, Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman, Jason Momoa's Aquaman, etc. As for Joaquin Phoenix taking on the Clown Prince of Crime with Todd Phillips and Martin Scorsese, that remains a mystery.

The news of Leto's Joker movie going forward all-but-confirms the strategy.

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