Merely when you thought he was out, they pull him once more in. Jared Leto is returning to the DC movie universe as a result of the Joker as quickly as again–and it is not for The Suicide Squad. Instead, Leto will evidently appear inside the upcoming Zack Snyder’s Justice League, which is ready to premiere on HBO Max in 2021.
The data comes from The Hollywood Reporter. Leto will reportedly be filming new scenes for Snyder’s decrease of the Justice League movie. Based mostly on THR, filming of the model new scenes is in the intervening time underway with totally different DC movie actors Ben Affleck (Batman), Ray Fisher (Cyborg), and Amber Heard (Mera) involved, amongst a protracted guidelines of others.
This enchancment comes a 12 months after experiences surfaced that Leto was unhappy Warner Bros. made a standalone Joker film with Joaquin Phoenix inside the place. As beforehand talked about, he moreover hasn’t been launched as exhibiting in James Gunn’s upcoming Suicide Squad sequel, whereas the Birds of Prey movie revealed that he and Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) have been not collectively.
For people who indirectly take into accout the plot particulars of 2016’s Suicide Squad, this won’t be the first time Leto’s Joker and Affleck’s Batman appear within the equivalent film. There are a few scenes of the two collectively in Suicide Squad, though chances are it’s actually Affleck’s stunt double donning the cape and cowl for these moments.
Given that Matt Reeves’ upcoming film The Batman goes a definite route and star for the Caped Crusader, chances are the Snyder Decrease can be the ultimate time we’ll see this specific duo on-screen collectively. Besides as well as they throw Leto into The Flash, which is ready to Affleck play the Darkish Knight as quickly as as soon as extra, along with Michael Keaton returning as Batman from the 1989 film.
Certain, the DC movie universe is sophisticated. Multiverses usually are. Zack Snyder’s Justice League hits HBO Max subsequent 12 months.