has never had the clearest vision for what it wants to do with its DC universe movies, and one new idea the studio is now reportedly adding to the mix is a Joker origin story film produced by none other than Martin Scorsese.
Deadline reports that the project, which is said to be in the early stages, will be directed by Todd Phillips (The Hangover), from a script by the director and The Fighter screenwriter Scott Silver.
According to the report, it will be part of a new sub-brand at Warner Bros.
that will focus on creating original riffs on various DC characters.As such, the project won’t feature Jared Leto, who recently played the role in David Ayer’s Suicide Squad.
The new Joker movie is described as a “hard-boiled crime……