Jared Leto Promises to Make Heath Ledger, Jack Nicholson Proud with His Joker

Sending fans into a frenzy, Jared Leto posted a photo composite to tease his turn as The Joker in the forthcoming “Suicide Squad.”

On Instagram and Twitter the Oscar winner shared a photo composite Monday of Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger in character as the Batman villain along with the words, “Don’t worry, Leto will make us proud.” He captioned the snap with a simple heart icon and it garnered more than 7,000 Twitter “favorites” and 232,000 “likes” on the social platforms.

Also starring Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne and Jai Courtney, the David Ayer-directed action flick opens Aug. 5, 2016. Watch the trailer below.