Jared Leto’s Joker Set To Get His Own Movie

Unless He Isn't

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Per VARIETY, Jared Leto is set to star and executive producer a standalone Joker film.

According to the trade, Warner Bros. wants to expand upon the world created in SUICIDE SQUAD.  A sequel to that film is supposed to start filming in 2019, and Margot Robbie’s Harley Quinn will be featured in an upcoming BIRDS OF PREY movie.

RELATED: Robbie Says Harley Quinn Movie is a “Girl Gang Film”

Let’s all say it together: “Batman Cinematic Universe.”  Anyway

Look, I’m not a Jared-Joker hater.  I didn’t mind his performance in SUICIDE SQUAD, nor did I have an issue with his Joker’s aesthetic.  Honestly, I’d like to see more of this Joker, so I’m OK with this bit of news.  Whether or not this film ultimately comes to fruition remains to be seen, as this isn’t an official announcement of the project.  WB has lots of DC films “in-development;” some will come to pass, some won’t.

For more details, click on the link to the full VARIETY story.  Share your thoughts about this news in the comments section below. – Bill “Jett” Ramey

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Lifelong Batman fan Bill "Jett" Ramey is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Batman-On-Film.com. His passions include Dallas Cowboys football, Elvis Presley, Rock music, cold beer, dive bars, the University of Texas Longhorns, and of course, Batman. He resides in the great state of Texas with his lovely wife ("Announcer Rachel") and his .5 Boston Terrier.