ByMartin Johnston, writer at

With the new trailer of Suicide Squad previously been leaked at Comic-con I just want to give you a little education about the new Joker.

Jared Leto was born on the 26th of December 1971, Borrier City, Louisiana, USA. He is currently an actor, singer, songwriter and director. He started his career appearing in 90's television shows but it wasn't long when he recievied recognition in 1994 for his role of Jordan Catalano in My So Called Life. He made his film debut in How to Make an American Quilt in 1995. He supported movies such as Fight Club in 1999 and American Physco in 2000. He had his first lead in Urban Legend in 1998.

Leto's performance as a transgender woman in Dallas Buyers Club in 2013 earned him the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor, among numerous other accolades. Leto is considered to be a method actor, known for his constant devotion to and research of his roles. He often remains completely in character for the duration of the shooting schedules of his films, even to the point of adversely affecting his health. He is also known to be selective about his roles.

Leto is the lead vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and main songwriter for Thirty Seconds to Mars, a band he formed in 1998 in Los Angeles, California, with his older brother Shannon Leto. Their debut album, 30 Seconds to Mars (2002), was released to positive reviews but only to limited success. The band achieved worldwide fame with the release of their second album A Beautiful Lie in 2005. Their following releases, This Is War (2009) and Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams (2013), received further critical and commercial success. As of September 2014, the band has sold over 15 million albums worldwide.

Back to Suicide Squad, this will be Jareds first movie in 3 years, he will be working with big names like Will Smith and Cara Delevinge. Suicide Squad is written and directed by David Ayer. And let me just get one thing straight Leto looks amazingly terrifying as he says "Im not going to kill you, Im just going to hurt you... really badly".

That's what you need to know about Leto and of course a little glimpse on Suicide Squad!



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