Leto accepts this DC the wicked man was introduced to David Ayer Suicide group In 2016. But he couldn’t distribute some of the same actors with Gunn’s sequel.
In a conversation with New York Times, Gunn confirmed that he never thought about returning the character for the film.
“I don’t know why the Joker would be in a suicide group,” he said. “He doesn’t help in a war like this.”
The filmmaker said he wants to make the new film “completely his own thing”.
He added: “When Warner Bros. told me they wanted to do this, I watched the first movie for the first time and called them back and said,‘ What should I save from this movie? “I said. And they said, ‘Nothing.'”
According to Gunn, the studio gave him the opportunity to preserve the original characters from the first film or introduce new characters. Some of the changes involved restoration Will Smith with Idris Elba | Bloodsport role.
Gunn turned down the Bloodsport contest’s desire to work with the British star.
“I wanted someone who would feel‘ unforgiving ’towards him,” she said.
“This guy who lost his senior guard position – he took Superman out of the sky – is now scraping gum off the floor at the beginning of the film.”
Gunn concluded: “He doesn’t want any part at all – he just accepted that it was his life. And I think this character is Idris Elba. “
Leto last appeared in the DC extended universe Zach Snayderniki Justice League. But the actor said that he is open to playing the character again.