Jared Leto

Jared Leto

Biography

Jared Leto (born 26.12.1971) Jared Leto is an American actor, as well as a musician.

Childhood: Jared Leto was born in Bossier City in Louisiana. His family relocated often whilst he was a child and he has lived in Wyoming, Colorado, Haiti and Virginia.

When he graduated from school, Jared Leto attended the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He later transferred to the School of Visual Arts in New York.

Acting Career: Jared Leto moved to Los Angeles in 1992 in order that he could follow his dream to become an actor. After landing a number of small-time acting parts, he eventually got a part in the TV series My So-Called Life, which also starred Clare Danes. The show ended in 1995 and Leto went on to appear in a number of high profile films.

Leto featured in films such as How to Make an American Quilt, Girl, Interrupted (which also starred Winona Ryder) and Fight Club.

In 2000, Leto starred as Harry Goldfarb, a heroin addict, in Darren Aronofsky's Requiem for a Dream. His performance won him a great deal of critical acclaim. Following on from this performance, Leto also appeared in Mary Harron's American Psycho, alongside Christian Bale. Leto then went on to appear in Panic Room, with Jodie Foster, Highway, with Jake Gyllenhaal and he also starred in Oliver Stone's Alexander, alongside Colin Farrell.

In Chapter 27, Leto played Mark Chapman, the man that killed John Lennon.

Music Career: Jared Leto is the lead singer and rhythm guitarist of the band that he shares with his brother, Shannon Leto. The band is called 30 Seconds To Mars and has released two albums. The first is called 30 Seconds to Mars and the second is A Beautiful Lie. In May 2007, 30 Seconds to Mars were the opening act for Linkin Park's European tour.

30 Seconds to Mars became embroiled in a lawsuit with Virgin Records, who claim that the band has failed to deliver three albums, as was agreed in their contract.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

Thirty Seconds To Mars 'finally' Finish New Single


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Thirty Seconds to Mars have ''finally managed to finish'' their new single.

Four years after the group released their fourth album 'Love, Lust, Faith and Dreams', frontman Jared Leto has revealed that new single 'Walk On Water' is completed and on the way.

In a new video posted to the band's YouTube page, Jared said: ''After four long years, hundreds of days, thousands of hours, gazillions of seconds, we have finally managed to finish a single f***ing song. Whoever thought 'soon' would actually be here 'now'.

Continue reading: Thirty Seconds To Mars 'finally' Finish New Single

Blade Runner 2049 Trailer


Officer K (Ryan Gosling) is an LAPD law enforcer and a new Blade Runner whose job it is to hunt down and destroy any replicants that find their way to Earth. Replicants are genetically engineered people with short lifespans who have been used solely for work on space colonies for the last few decades. However, when Officer K uncovers a terrifying secret about the replicants that threatens the future of the entire planet, he embarks on a search for a Blade Runner named Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford) who has been missing for 30 years. It's here we uncover the truth behind Deckard's identity, after the original movie left it cloaked in mystery. Meanwhile, replicant manufacturer Wallace (Jared Leto) has nefarious intentions on his mind regarding his 'children'.

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The 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Is Quite The Visual Spectacle


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The first full trailer for 'Blade Runner 2049' is finally here and we can hardly take our eyes off of it. With stunning sci-fi imagery and some intensely mysterious scenes featuring Blade Runners and Replicants, this is the reason it's one of the most anticipated films of the year.

Ryan Gosling plays Officer K in 'Blade Runner 2049'Ryan Gosling plays Officer K in 'Blade Runner 2049'

We've already had a glimmer of Ryan Gosling and returning star Harrison Ford in action with the teaser, but this new clip sees a very sinister-looking Jared Leto as milky-eyed Replicant manufacturer Wallace. At this point, his softly spoken and yet creepy disposition is ambiguous, but we're sure he's a bad guy.

Continue reading: The 'Blade Runner 2049' Trailer Is Quite The Visual Spectacle

Ryan Gosling Makes Surprise Appearance At CinemaCon With 'Blade Runner 2049' Footage


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Ryan Gosling made a surprise appearance at CinemaCon on Monday, to introduce new footage from Blade Runner 2049.

The actor joined Sony Chairman Tom Rothman to give fans the sneak peak, while also discussing his passion for the project.

Ryan Gosling Ryan Gosling made a surprise appearance at CinemaCon

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Jared Leto at Vanity Fair's Oscar Party held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts - Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 26th February 2017

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Jared Leto

David Ayer Admits Regrets Over Joker's Lack Of 'Suicide Squad' Screen Time


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Suicide Squad director David Ayer has admitted he holds some regrets over the finished movie.

The film had a critical mauling upon its release last August, with many complaining that Jared Leto’s Joker didn't have enough screen time. Now, responding to a fan on Twitter, the director said he wishes he had a time machine so he could treat Leto’s character differently.

David AyerDavid Ayer has shared his regrets over Suicide Squad

Continue reading: David Ayer Admits Regrets Over Joker's Lack Of 'Suicide Squad' Screen Time

Alessandro Michele and Jared Leto at the 2016 Fashion Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall - London, United Kingdom - Monday 5th December 2016

Alessandro Michele and Jared Leto
Alessandro Michele and Jared Leto
Alessandro Michele and Jared Leto

Jared Leto wearing a stunning long red coat with intricate embroidery as he attends the British Fashion Awards. - London, United Kingdom - Monday 5th December 2016

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Jared Leto
Jared Leto

Not Sexiest Man Alive Material? Ryan Gosling And 9 Others Who Never Made The Cut


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So Dwayne Johnson was named People's Sexiest Man Alive this year; a decision that has been the source of both praise and confusion. Praise because he's an excellent role model with enormous muscles and because he's mixed race, and confusion because all the obvious choices haven't been exhausted yet.

Here are ten more Hollywood heartthrobs who deserve to be named 'Sexiest Man Alive' sooner rather than later.

Leonardo DiCaprioLeonardo Dicaprio at the 2016 Oscars

Continue reading: Not Sexiest Man Alive Material? Ryan Gosling And 9 Others Who Never Made The Cut

Benedict Cumberbatch Nearly Lost 'Doctor Strange' Role To Jared Leto Or Ryan Gosling


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Benedict Cumberbatch will make his superhero debut in next year in Marvel’s Doctor Strange. But it almost wasn’t to be for the ‘Sherlock’ actor, as his commitments to stage play Hamlet nearly cost him the role.

Benedict Cumberbatch filming Doctor StrangeBenedict Cumberbatch filming Doctor Strange

Speaking to Empire magazine, the film’s director Scott Derrickson said that Cumberbatch was “the only actor we seriously considered” for the superhero role. But unfortunately, Cumberbatch had already signed on to play Hamlet at London’s Barbican in the autumn of 2015.

Continue reading: Benedict Cumberbatch Nearly Lost 'Doctor Strange' Role To Jared Leto Or Ryan Gosling

Jared Leto Was Honoured To Be The Suicide Squad's Joker


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And he decided to take on the iconic supervillain Joker in the DC Comics thriller Suicide Squad. It's a brash move, but Leto says he loved the film's originality. "You can anticipate a lot of chaos and a hell of a lot of fun," he says. "And I think it's something completely different than other movies in the genre."

Jared Leto creates his own version of The Joker in Suicide Squad

An actor who also fronts a rock band (30 Seconds to Mars), Leto says he doesn't have a master plan, even after winning an Academy Award. "My career has had a nice slow burn," he says. "I never woke up one day and all of a sudden my life changed. And I'm grateful for that, because I think it has allowed me the time and space to adjust accordingly, to find out where and how I'm comfortable doing things. A little bit has been fate. Some of it's been design. Fame has never been a target for me."

Continue reading: Jared Leto Was Honoured To Be The Suicide Squad's Joker

Jared Leto seen wearing a blue embroidered three-quarter length jacket at the 'Suicide Squad' World Premiere helf at the Beacon Theater in New York Tuesday 2nd August 2016

Jared Leto
Jared Leto

Jared Leto seen wearing a blue embroidered three-quarter length jacket at the 'Suicide Squad' World Premiere helf at the Beacon Theater in New York Tuesday 2nd August 2016

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Lindsay Lohan Accuses Jared Leto Of Ripping Off Brandon Lee And Urges Fans Not To See 'Suicide Squad'


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Lindsay Lohan took aim at Jared Leto on Instagram earlier this week, by posting then deleting a collage of the actors who have played The Joker alongside Brandon Lee, and accusing the Suicide Squad star of basing his whole career on The Crow.

Lindsay LohanLindsay Lohan thinks Jared Leto based his whole career on Brandon Lee’sThe Crow.

The collage featured Leto as The Joker in Suicide Squad, Heath Ledger in The Dark Knight and Jack Nicholson in 1989’s Batman, as well as the late Brandon Lee in The Crow. According to Perez Hilton, the actress captioned the post: “Who wore it better? Who based his whole music and film career on the film, The Crow?”

Continue reading: Lindsay Lohan Accuses Jared Leto Of Ripping Off Brandon Lee And Urges Fans Not To See 'Suicide Squad'

Who Should Play Pennywise In Stephen King's 'It' Reboot?


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A re-boot for one of the scariest Stephen King films ever released, 'It', is finally coming next year with Andrés Muscietti named as director. However, there's no-one yet attached to the lead villain role of evil shape-shifting clown Pennywise. So who do you think should play him?

Will Poulter from 'The Revenant' was originally in talks for the part, but news has emerged that he has backed out. There's no word yet on whether or not Tim Curry will reprise the role, though it's definitely unlikely as much as we'd love to see him back. Let's look at the specs: Pennywise has his insane laugh, wide smile, gruff voice and is largely humorous. So who could rock those traits the best?

Jim CarreyJim Carrey has clowned around plenty of times before

Continue reading: Who Should Play Pennywise In Stephen King's 'It' Reboot?

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Jared Leto

Date of birth

26th December, 1971

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

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Jared Leto Movies

Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

Blade Runner 2049 Trailer

Officer K (Ryan Gosling) is an LAPD law enforcer and a new Blade Runner whose...

Blade Runner 2049 - Announcement  Trailer

Blade Runner 2049 - Announcement Trailer

The official announcement trailer for 'Blade Runner 2049' is finally here and while we still...

Suicide Squad Movie Review

Suicide Squad Movie Review

DC Comics' villains team up for an overcrowded action movie that never quite finds its...

Suicide Squad Trailer

Suicide Squad Trailer

The Suicide Squad was formed by Amanda Waller, the head of Belle Reve Penitentiary and...

Suicide Squad Trailer

Suicide Squad Trailer

When there's nowhere left to turn, the bad guys might just turn out to be...

Suicide Squad - Comic Con First Look Trailer

Suicide Squad - Comic Con First Look Trailer

Is it really wise to trust your most dangerous sworn enemies? Sometimes you have little...

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Dallas Buyers Club Movie Review

In telling this remarkable true story, director Jean-Marc Vallee (The Young Victoria) and his gifted...

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Dallas Buyers Club Trailer

What would you do if you were given just 30 days to live? For Ron...

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Lonely Hearts Movie Review

If it's one thing you learn about loving old movies, it's that sooner or later...

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