If you were hoping to see more of Jared Leto’s Joker character in a possible standalone movie, you might be disappointed to learn that according to a report from Forbes, those movies have been shelved. We had previously heard a report that a standalone Joker movie starring Jared Leto could be in the works, but it seems that it will no longer be the case.
According to Forbes, “The Mad Love-type Joker and Harley Quinn film has also fallen by the wayside, as has the solo Joker project for Jared Leto’s version of the character from Suicide Squad.” That being said, Leto’s Joker movie wasn’t the only standalone Joker movie that was reported to be in the works.
There is also a Joker movie Joaquin Phoenix that will be starring in. It is said that this will be an “origin” movie, but exactly how it will fit into the DCEU remains to be seen. What’s interesting about the Forbes report is that it also claims that actress Margot Robbie will not be returning for the Suicide Squad sequel, and that the movie will be a “soft reboot”.
So far DC’s movies have not been as well-received compared to those by Marvel, but if this report from Forbes is accurate, it seems that things are definitely being shaken up and hopefully these changes will help DC’s movies garner the same amount of hype and attention as Marvel’s.