Speaking with BBC Radio 1 (via EW), Leto spoke about the deleted scenes and said there was substantial amount removed.
“I think that I brought so much to the table in every scene, it was probably more about filtering all of the insanity. Because I wanted to give a lot of options, and I think there’s probably enough footage in this film for a Joker movie… If I were to die tomorrow, maybe the studio would roll something out. Rated R or rated X performance in there somewhere.”
Leto also spoke about the potential future for his take on the clown prince of crime, saying:
“It feels like there could be more to come… I think it entirely depends on the response of the public. If they respond to this Joker, I could imagine The Joker coming back, but if they don’t I certainly wouldn’t want to overstay my welcome.”
Suicide Squad also stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman, Viola Davis, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ike Barinholtz, Scott Eastwood, Cara Delevingne, Adam Beach, and Karen Fukuhara.
Jared Leto’s Joker might appear in Ben Affleck’s solo Batman film or even a sequel to Suicide Squad. How do you like the movie?