Earlier in the week, Suicide Squad director David Ayer stirred up chatter when he issued the following mysterious Tweet: “Something will happen. Tomorrow. #skwad” That tease continued – as promised – when the director posted two images of Oscar-winning actor Jared Leto losing his luscious locks to complete his transformation into the Joker.
Today, Leto went one step further and unveiled his new do while at the Paris Fashion Week, where he showcased his newly-shorn crop that’s now completely bleach blonde. This could spell an entirely new aesthetic for the DC villain, which would certainly separate him from Heath Ledger’s bedraggled version in The Dark Knight.
Leto’s stylist Chase Kusero followed up those initial pics with another, suggesting he won’t be remaining that way for long:
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The best was saved for last, as Kusero took to Instagram again to post a snap of Leto from behind… with a greenish tint to his new hairdo:
Now that’s more like it.
Starring alongside Leto in the villain team-up pic are Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jared Leto as the Joker, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller. Who knows what similar transformations the rest of the cast will undergo.
Currently gearing up for production in Toronto, Suicide Squad is scheduled for release on August 5, 2016.