ByBrandon M. Prosek, writer at
Writer/Comedian/Host of Entertainment Buffet Podcast
Brandon M. Prosek

If you haven't been on any film or TV news sites today it's official! Jared Leto will be the next man to portray the Joker on the big screen. That's right Joker is going to be involved in the [Suicide Squad](movie:2283363) film planned for DC's cinematic universe coming out August of 2016. Tom Hardy, Will Smith and Margot Robbie were also confirmed as cast members among others.

Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Tom Hardy all confirmed.
Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Tom Hardy all confirmed.

My big question is will the Joker actually be IN the Suicide Squad? I am no expert on the Suicide Squad comics at all but was the Joker even apart of the Suicide Squad? I've been trying to do my research but I would rather have you guys help me out in the comments!

My main question is will the writer's be tweaking the Suicide Squad to add Joker as a member? Could he potentially be the villain to this team of rag-tag villains? Will he be more so of a supporting character compared to the others? SO MANY QUESTIONS!

Not to mention the huge question of all! Will Harley Quinn and Joker will be connected in the way we know them? I would love to see Harley Quinn flashback origins on the Joker driving her insane in Arkham but HEY I can't be the only one!

Let's drop all the comparisons of Jared Leto and Heath Ledger's Joker. I want to see something totally new! Jared Leto should make the Joker 100% his own in this film universe. We are going to get a new Batman in Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice so why not a brand new Joker too? If director David Ayer has Leto channel Ledger at all we are only going to see backlash from the fans. We need new new new!

So what do you guys think? Will Joker be just another member of the Suicide Squad? Will he be the villain the team is brought together to face or is he just a supporting role for Harley Quinn? Please comment below and discuss!

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