Jared Leto said he thinks it’s time for Warner Bros. to release David Ayer’s version of “Suicide Squad.”
“Absolutely! Why not?” The actor, who played the Joker in the 2016 film, said when he responded to a reporter for a major American outlet Thursday night at the Los Angeles premiereof “House of Gucci” at the Academy Museum . “Why wouldn’t they? Why wouldn’t they? I mean, that’s what HBO is for, right?”
David Ayer agreed with Leto on Twitter . “Exactly what is the streaming service for. If you own intellectual property and are mandated to monetize it by your shareholders and that’s exactly what you do, “he wrote, pointing to Warner Bros. parent company AT&T .
Yesterday he first confirmed the existence of his version of the film in a statement in July . Since then, fans have rallied to see the version of Ayer , who he claims is significantly different from the studio cut that debuted to negative reviews. Yesterday he has commented occasionally since then, and on November 10 he posted an alternate look at Leto’s Joker on his Instagram story , with a dramatic smile drawn in and the words “hahaha” written where his eyebrows should be.
Leto is not the first actor involved in publicly voicing his support for Ayer’s cut . Margot Robbie , John Cena and Joel Kinnaman made similar comments at the August premiere of “The Suicide Squad,” James Gunn’s 2021 follow-up to Ayer’s film .
“I think it’s a very complicated situation that I’m probably not responsible for,” said Robbie , who plays Harley Quinn in the Ayer and Gunn movies . “I would like to see the montage of all the films that I have been a part of and that I have never seen. The funny thing is that when you are an actor, not when you are a producer, sometimes you don’t see it until half the country has seen it. You can’t really see the different iterations along the way, unless you’re a producer . “
John Cena , who plays Peacemaker in Gunn’s film , added: “The best thing for a company is to listen to its audience, and if it’s something that is in such high demand and they got it, why not?”
“? Yeah, do not always want to see the vision of the director , ” said Joel Kinnaman , who plays Colonel Rick Flag in both films in June. Kinnaman said he was disappointed with “Suicide Squad” : “I thought the first 40 minutes of the movie was fucking great, and then there were conflicting visions and it just didn’t turn out to be what we all expected. It didn’t feel like the movie we were hoping to make, “ concluded the actor..