“Suicide Squad” director David Ayer freaked the Internet out earlier this week when he released the first photo of Jared Leto‘s version of the Joker as he appears in the film.
The Suicide Squad wishes you a Happy Anniversary Mr. J! #Joker75 #SuicideSquad @WarnerBrosEnt @DCComics pic.twitter.com/LZXz0x947Q
— David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) April 25, 2015
Leto will have some pretty big shoes to fill though, considering the Jokers who have come before him: Heath Ledger and especially the original Joker Jack Nicholson.
Speaking of ol’ Jack Nick, YouTuber Tonimcee posted a hilarious video of the actor, who played the Joker in Tim Burton’s Batman back in 1989, reacting to the image of Jared Leto as the Joker.
The video is an edited scene from Nicholson’s 2002 movie “About Schmidt,” and we can honestly see Jack reacting like this for real.
Here’s the original clip:
h/t: A.V. Club