If you thought Marvel was the only studio that could bag ridiculous casts for its ensemble superhero movies, then think again. Warner Bros. has just confirmed quite a few rumors and officially announced the cast for Suicide Squad, the first DC Comics movie to follow Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.
Jared Leto as the Joker.
He’s likely the most well-known and popular comic book supervillain in existence, but he’s only been embodied in live action a few times. The most recent of those managed to create an indelible mark on superhero film, was honored with an Academy Award, and revered as one of the greatest villains on film of at least the past 20 years, if not more.
With rumors persisting of that character… Continue reading Comics on Film: Are We Ready for the Joker Again?
Here’s a terrific fan film that’s been making the rounds called Batman: Dark Knightfall. Using detailed toys from the various Batman films, this stop-motion short features Batman battling Heath Ledger‘s Joker from The Dark Knight, Jack Nicholson‘s Joker from Batman and Tom Hardy‘s Bane from The Dark Knight Rises, all set to Hans Zimmer’s haunting score (one of our favorites in recent years). For directors Derek Kowk and Henri Wong’s… Continue reading Watch Batman Fight Ledger's Joker, Nicholson's Joker and Hardy's Bane All in One Movie
Andrew Garfield has said that his late pal Heath Ledger”s performance as the joker in ‘The Dark Knight’ inspired him for his own comic-book movie debut in ‘Spiderman.’ Garfield was so impressed with Ledger”s sinister performance in the ‘Batman’ movie that he is channelling the actor as he prepares to start work on his first [...] Continue reading Garfield looks up to Ledger’s ‘Joker’ performance for Spiderman role