To kick off the weekend, director of the upcoming Suicide Squad movie David Ayer celebrated the 75th anniversary of the first appearance of Joker in Batman No. 1 comic book by tweeting a pic of actor Jared Leto in full costume.

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Ayer builds the hype early. Who can really blame him? With stage already set for the upcoming Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice flick late winter 2016, Suicide Squad is slated for a summer 2016 release. Starring Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Joel Kinnaman as Boomerang, Jai Courtney as Rick Flagg and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress and Jesse Eisenberg as Lex Luthor (rumored). This star studded cast plays team of supervillains given a shot at redemption by taking on a suicide mission for the government.

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