According to a report by The Hollywood Reporter, Warner Bros. hope to use legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese to bring Leonardo DiCaprio into the comic-book movie world.
Scorsese is currently in talks to produce The Joker film, which will be an origin story. Warners want to take their films in a more serious direction and are looking to bring in acting heavy weights. Todd Phillips, who directed The Hangover, is set to direct and although there have been no offer for the Titanic star yet, This is already a very buzzed about film.
However, not everyone is happy about the new developments. Actor Jared Leto, who played the Joker in last year’s Suicide Squad and is set to play the Clown Prince for at least two more movie, was apparently surprised about the possible new movie. Sources say he is unhappy about the possibility of multiple Jokers and made sure his talent agency, CAA, is aware of it.