The Joker to get solo spin-off, Martin Scorsese will produce, Jared Leto not involved
The Joker is to get his own origin movie with Martin Scorsese on board to produce.
According to Deadline, The Hangover's Todd Phillips will direct the movie and co-write it with 8 Mile scribe Scott Silver.
The new movie will not be connected to the wider DC Universe and will not feature Jared Leto in the role.
Leto will return for the Suicide Squad sequel and for the Harley Quinn spin-off, but, according to the reports, a younger actor will be sort for this new film, which will be set in the early 1980's.