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Jared Leto's 'Suicide Squad' Haircut - What Kind of Joker Will He Be?

DC Comics and Warner Bros.' Suicide Squad movie has got a lot of people's attention in a short amount of time. Besides being the next chapter in the DC Movie Universe (following the Batman V Superman team-up film), Suicide Squad will also be the first major supervillain movie, in addition to being the first ever supervillain team-up movie.

However, the thing that has gotten mainstream viewers interested in this film by Fury director David Ayer is how it will serve as a platform to launch (or re-launch) iconic DC characters like Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie), Deadshot (Will Smith), Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) - and of course, the new Joker (Jared Leto).

Leto's Joker has been of particular interest during this unfolding production on Suicide Squad. The filmmakers (and the actor himself) have all referred to this new take on The Joker as being "Majestic" or "a beautiful disaster," but that's all very vague without proper contextualization. What we've heard rumored is that this version of the Joker will be older, with scars from years of battling Batman, and that he will be a "Hannibal Lecter" of the film, waging sick mind games from inside his prison cell.

Then there's what we've seen. In recent days, director David Ayer teased Jared Leto's physical transformation into the Joker, but that pretty much consisted of threatening to cut off the long hair the actor was seen sporting as recently as the 2015 Oscars ceremony. Today we see the further evolution of Leto's transformation, and it raises some interesting questions:

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Jared Leto's 'Suicide Squad' Haircut - What Kind of Joker Will He Be?