Jared Leto’s Joker Movies & Time As Character May Be Over At DC Films

The Playlist | 2/14/2019 | Rodrigo Perez
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Jared Leto‘s short-lived time as the Joker may be coming to an end. As you probably saw earlier this week, Forbes ran an exhaustive piece on the DC Extended Universe over at Warner Bros. and we parsed new rumors about Margot Robbie‘s Harley Quinn movie and “Birds Of Prey.” Specifically, some reports that refute recent trade accounts that posited how Harley Quinn would join the “Suicide Squad” film by James Gunn nor would there be a crossover with the still-in-the-works-apparently “Gotham City Sirens” which is another girl-group superhero film by David Ayer. Apparently, she won’t, ok then.

But there’s more to construe. Within this long article is talk that Jared Leto‘s side of the Joker may be going away. First, it seems that the unofficially tilted ‘Mad Love’-type Joker and Harley Quinn film has also fallen by the wayside according to Forbes. That’s the script written by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa, the writer/directing pair behind ” Crazy, Stupid, Love,” “Focus” and NBC’s “This Is Us.”

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Leto was also supposed to have his own Joker spin-off movie and that seems done too. That would essentially ice Leto out of the role and perhaps the entire DCEU, especially as Todd Phillips‘ “The Joker” with Joaquin Phoenix is already a go and premiering...
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