Jared Leto to star in and produce his own Joker movie

Jared Leto’s Joker Is Getting His Own Movie (EXCLUSIVE)

One of the - many - overwhelming criticisms of the movie was Leto's lacklustre Joker, which, though little more than a glorified cameo, didn't quite measure up to the weird tales from the movie's set.

Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn is set to head off on her own adventures, but don't you worry about the Joker; Warner Bros.is giving her main squeeze a new gig too.

Warner Bros. seems to have a profound misunderstanding of what many viewers want, as evidenced by films like Batman v. Superman and Justice League. It's always been known that The Hangover's Todd Phillips is directing an origin movie of the Clown Prince of Crime produced by Martin Scorsese and reportedly starring Joaquin Phoenix. Leto and the studio are searching for a writer, and its now unclear if the Joker movie would go into production before Suicide Squad 2.

Jared Leto's version of the Joker in Suicide Squad was polarizing to say the least.

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Variety adds that their are no plot details available for the Joker movie yet, but the current plan is that the movie will represent a path for other characters featured in Suicide Squad to get their own franchises.

But then came the news that Martin Scorsese had a Joker origins movie in the works, set in the 1980s, but they weren't looking at Leto to star.

The second film reportedly has Joaquin Phoenix attached to star and will fall under an Origins banner. "Suicide Squad" spinoff focusing on the Clown Prince of Crime, the Joker.

However, without a writer on board at this time, it is unclear when the flick would begin shooting, or whether it would be shot before the Suicide Squad sequel, which is expected to go into production sometime in 2019.

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