Jared Leto’s SUICIDE SQUAD Rat Is with This Famous Director

The production of the Suicide Squad movie has been interesting for a number of reasons. Not only is it an excitingly different kind of superhero film—one that tells the story from the villain point of view—but it’s serving as the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice follow-up in the DC Movie Universe. Director David Ayer assembled a wonderfully diverse cast to bring the story to life, but interest is understandably high on Jared Leto’s iteration of The Joker. Rumors have been swirling that Leto is going method for the role, staying in character while he’s on the set and keeping his distance from the rest of the cast, and the latest revelation to come from Suicide Squad is Leto’s odd choice of gift to fellow cast member Margot Robbie, who plays Harley Quinn. Adam Beach, who plays the character Slipknot in the film, recently revealed to E! News that in an effort to show his co-stars that he’s putting in the work necessary to get into character but not necessarily alongside his co-stars, Leto sent eccentric gifts to his fellow cast members, including a live rat that he sent to Robbie. Actress Cara Delevigne showed off the rat—which they named “Splinter”—on Instagram, and when Steve recently spoke with Jai Courtney at the press day for Terminator Genisys, the actor revealed that the rat has a new, unlikely, and very well-known owner:   Following the interview, Steve reached out to the rat’s new owner Guillermo del Toro, who shared the following message: The rat is living with ...

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June 30, 2015