The debate about the quality of David Ayer’s Suicide Squad has been a popular one. Some have called it the worse among the films that make up the DCEU and some have defended its virtues. Part of the problem was that many of the original plans for the film were cut from the final film. The reasons for this were multiple but the main victim of these cuts was Jared Leto’s Joker. This probably is what makes Leto’s Joker also such a lightning rod for debate. Recently, a fan on Twitter asked Ayer if a rumor he had heard was correct.
His belief was that Joker had made a deal with Enchantress after the helicopter crash. It was agreed that he would have full control over Gotham and take back Harley. This would have resulted in the Clown Prince having a much more substantial role in Suicide Squad‘s third act battle. But alas, this was not to be and it hit the cutting room floor. Ayer confirmed this:
Exactly this. It was filmed. https://t.co/nhmy0C8X5L
— David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) May 10, 2020
Do you believe that that the missing scenes and storyline would have improved Suicide Squad? Would have Leto’s Joker been looked on more positively had it went this way? Share your thoughts on the Suicide Squad with us at Geek Vibes Nation.
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