Jared Leto's Joker was central to the marketing for Suicide Squad, though he wound up playing only a minor role in the film as part of a subplot involving Harley Quinn. However, Leto says that there was enough material left on the cutting room floor "for a whole Joker movie."
“I think that I brought so much to the table in every scene, it was probably more about filtering all of the insanity, because I wanted to give a lot of options,” Leto told Variety. “I think there’s probably enough footage in this film for a Joker movie.”
As for the contents of those deleted scenes, Leto says much of what he filmed may have pushed Suicide Squad's PG-13 rating.
“I always wished this film were rated R,” he said. “It felt like, if a film was ever going to be rated R, it should be the one about the villains.”
Suicide Squad is currently in theaters.