Photo: Leto as Joker Revealed

To celebrate the Joker’s 75th birthday, “Suicide Squad” director David Ayer has revealed the first look at Jared Leto as the famed supervillain in the film via his official Twitter account. Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis and more star in the film which begins shooting shortly.

The announcement comes as author Frank Miller has revealed (via Heat Vision) that he’s revisiting the world of Batman with a third comic effort following 1985’s “The Dark Knight Returns” and 2001’s “The Dark Knight Strikes Again”. The eight issue work, entitled “The Dark Knight III: The Master Race,” will be co-written with Brian Azzarello (“100 Bullets”) and is due to begin publication this Fall.