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The Joker
The Joker promo
Appeared in Suicide Squad
Status Alive
Actor Jared Leto
"Oh, I'm not gonna kill ya. I'm just gonna hurt ya, really, really bad."
―The Joker [src]

The Joker is the archenemy of Batman.

Biography

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

When discussing Gotham City with Clark Kent, Bruce Wayne said "We just have a bad history with freaks dressed like clowns" in a clear allusion to the Joker.

Suicide Squad

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Character traits

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Relationships

Appearances/Actors

Behind the scenes

  • Ryan Gosling was the first choice to play The Joker.
  • Jared Leto stayed in character between shooting scenes and sent his co-stars bizarre gifts, like a rat with a love letter for Margot Robbie and bullets for Will Smith.
  • Jared Leto took inspiration from the Batman comic "Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth," which portrayed The Joker as a transcendent, unsettling, and seductive person. He also cites gospel music, shamans, and Mexican cartels as an influence on the character.
  • Jared Leto said the role of the Joker was "The role of a lifetime".

Trivia

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Gallery

Suicide Squad

Promotion and Filming

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