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‘Suicide Squad’ May Find Its Joker in Jared Leto

‘Suicide Squad’ May Find Its Joker in Jared Leto


Singer/actor/all around hot guy Jared Leto is reportedly in talks to play The Joker in upcoming supervillain film Suicide Squad.

Ryan Gosling was initially approached about the part, but was unwilling to sign on for a multi-movie deal, according to

Tom Hardy and Will Smith are also rumored to be in negotiations to join the cast, while The Wolf of Wall Street‘s Margot Robbie has reportedly signed on to play The Joker’s girlfriend Harley Quinn, according to

Jesse Eisenberg will also reportedly make an appearance as his new Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice character Lex Luthor.

Fury‘s David Ayer will direct the movie, which will be based on the comic book series about a group of supervillains who are given a chance to redeem themselves in a deadly mission.

The film is slated to hit theaters on August 5, 2016.

Let us know your thoughts on how the casting for this film is shaping up below!

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Jasmine Alyce Jasmine is the Associate Editor/Reporter for FanBolt. She’s been obsessed with pop culture and entertainment news since the olden days of MTV’s ‘TRL’ and graduated in 2009 with her BA in Journalism. She’s a huge horror and sci-fi/fantasy fan and her favorite shows include: American Horror Story, Game of Thrones, Pretty Little Liars, Doctor Who, Bates Motel, Once Upon A Time and Scandal, to name a few.


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