‘Suicide Squad’ Director Shares Teaser Photo of Jared Leto as the Joker

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The Joker on the Cover of The Killing Joke
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Suicide Squad director David Ayer is all about posting photos on Twitter lately. This time he gives us a sneak peak of Jared Leto as the Joker. 

Following the first cast photo for the film, many were wondering where Leto was. Ayer answered that question yesterday (April 9, 2015) in the best way possible. He posted another teaser shot, but this time a blurry photo of a green-haired Leto as the Joker.

The Oscar winner strikes a pose nearly identical to the one the Joker does on the cover of The Killing Joke, which famously established a tragic backstory for the villain.

Jared looks pretty damn good as the Joker, but he has big shoes to fill, seeing as he’s following in the footsteps of Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger, who also portrayed the famous role.

Suicide Squad has just begun filming in Toronto, so expect more photos to be shared.