First Look at Jared Leto as The Joker From Suicide Squad

Suicide Squad

Warner Bros. Pictures and director David Ayer released a first look of Jared Letoas The Joker in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad adaptation!

“The Suicide Squad wishes you a Happy Anniversary Mr. J!” Ayer wrote on Twitter. Do sound off your comments about what you think of this new Joker in town.

Created by Robert Kanigher and Ross Andru back in 1959, the Suicide Squad team has included countless DC villains among its ranks, including Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, Bane, Killer Frost, Poison Ivy, Count Vertigo, Deathstroke, and Harley Quinn. The CW’s “Arrow” introduced their own version of the team in the most recent season of the series and the recent animated film, Batman: Assault on Arkham, offered another version of the team.

Leto joins a cast that includes two-time Academy Award nominee Will Smith as Deadshot; Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg; Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn; Jai Courtney (DivergentThe Water Diviner) as Captain Boomerang; Cara Delevingne as Enchantress; and two-time Oscar nominee Viola Davis as Amanda Waller. Jay Hernandez, Adam Beach, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Raymond Olubowale, and Common are also attached to the film in still-unconfirmed roles.

Release Date August 5, 2016.