New ‘Suicide Squad’ Photos Tease The Joker’s Importance

(Warning: The following contains images from DC’s forthcoming ‘Suicide Squad,’ and could thus be considered to contain mild SPOILERS. As such, proceed with whatever level of caution Amanda Waller has ordered you to.)

Now, there are a whole lot of reasons to be growing ever-more excited about this summer’s Suicide Squad, from , all the way through to the fact that , and yet there’s one cause for frantic anticipation that might just trump all others. Y’see, , The Joker is looking more and more likely to play a central role in Suicide Squad.

And, well, that’s just downright awesome. Especially so, in fact, when you consider that…

The Latest Suicide Squad Images To Arrive Seem to Highlight The Joker’s Importance To The Film


Coming into existence via the good folks over at — and making their way online through — this latest batch of photos seems to suggest that The Joker will indeed be playing a central role in Suicide Squad


…with the image above seemingly teasing offering a glimpse of an extended sequence in civilian dress, or perhaps even something a little more scheming.

The magazine’s other images, by contrast, largely serve to highlight things we already knew, such as “Harley Quinn will be awesome”…


…”Enchantress will be “…


…”Deadshot and Rick Flag won’t really get along”…


…”Killer Croc is going to be intimidating as hell”…


…and, of course, “Task Force X going to look a little like the world’s worst pop group in daylight”:


Now all we have to do? Find a way to wait patiently (well, patiently-ish) until the movie hits our screens this coming August.