We have another first look at Jared Leto’s version of the Joker, who will appear in the upcoming version of “Justice League” from Zack Snyder.

What’s going on?

Vanity Fair recently detailed what to expect from the Joker, who will return in the new “Justice League” film from director Zack Snyder, who will finally share his “Snyder Cut” with the world on March 18.

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Context

Snyder was the original director of “Justice League” before leaving to deal with a family tragedy, as I wrote for the Deseret News. Joss Whedon took over and released his version of the film. Snyder’s version was never released. But fans have called for it to be shared for years. HBO Max only recently gave Snyder the green light to release his version, as I wrote for the Deseret News.

A look at the Joker

The Joker wasn’t a part of the original version of Snyder’s film. But when Snyder got the chance to finish his version of the film and release it on HBO Max, he decided to add Joker into the project, according to Vanity Fair.

  • “The Joker is really the only thing that I thought of in retrospect,” Snyder told Vanity Fair. “But I will say that it was always my intention to bring Joker into that world.” 
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Snyder sent photos to Vanity Fair that show the Joker wearing a hospital gown and surgical mask. He is also seen wearing a bulletproof vest.

  • “Gone are the face tattoos and slicked-back emerald undercut hairstyle of that movie, replaced by a visage that looks like a creature who crawled out of the basement of a long-abandoned insane asylum. Maybe he did,” according to Vanity Fair.

Earlier in February, Snyder shared a photo on Vero that shared a blurry first glimpse at the film’s version of the Joker, as I wrote for the Deseret News.

  • That photo showed a Joker who didn’t look to much like Jared Leto’s Joker from “Suicide Squad.” Instead, it looked more like Heath Ledger’s Joker seen in “The Dark Knight” trilogy from Christopher Nolan.