Among the big surprises of the Snyder Cut coming to HBO Max, Zack Snyder has announced the return of Jared Leto’s controversial Joker to history. How will it be integrated into the story? Explanations from the director.
The announcement took everyone by surprise but it’s not a joke, Zack Snyder will take advantage of the turnaround granted by HBO Max to integrate Jared Leto’s Joker into the story, without anyone knowing how he is go about. The version proposed by David Ayer in Suicide Squad is indeed far from unanimous, and some fans hope for example that the director will take advantage of this great cleaning session to start the character again from (almost) zero and put him back in the your seriousness from Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. And who better than Zack Snyder himself to answer (in part) the question?
The Joker of Discord
The Beyond The Trailer YouTube channel therefore directly asked the filmmaker the question, and the latter then announced a change of look for Jared Leto:
“I wanted, of course, to honor what was created around him because I found him really cool … but water flowed under the bridges between the last moment we saw the Joker and this news. appearance So yeah, he’s a worn-out Joker.
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It was fun having part of the band for this little thumbnail, and working with Jared Leto was really great, he pays attention to detail and he really strives to be the best he can be. It was great and everyone got to an exceptional level, even though we were shooting in the middle of COVID. “
The return of the Joker will therefore be more about the appearance than the real comeback, and obviously we will have to wait for a different attitude of the Joker compared to that of Suicide Squad , the stories of the two films being separated by several years. . Rumors on the internet also evoke a possible scene within the Knightmare, still others even imagine a momentary cooperation between Batman and the Joker, but know that so far, Zack Snyder has not let any clues go in this direction. during the interview, nor in any sense for that matter. We will also add that although the designs of this makeover exist, no image of this Joker bis (concept or photo) is available.