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.



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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

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Blade Runner 2049 - Announcement Trailer


The official announcement trailer for 'Blade Runner 2049' is finally here and while we still know little about the plot, we do get a glimpse of Ryan Gosling in his leading role as Officer K. We see him approaching the wreckage of what looks like a blimp and then an empty building in which he comes across a gun-wielding Harrison Ford who returns as Rick Deckard. The movie is based 30 years after events in the first movie, the LAPD's Officer K is the new blade runner in town, but his job gets a lot more complicated when he uncovers the truth behind the replicants' existence and sets out to find the long lost Deckard.

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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.

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Jared Leto To Portray Andy Warhol In New Biopic


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He’s already taken on the prestigious role of The Joker this year, but now Jared Leto is set to tackle the role of a real-life cultural icon, with the announcement that he’s to produce and star in a new biopic about Andy Warhol.

Leto, 44, has signed on to portray the legendary pop artist in a new biopic project simply titled Warhol. He will also co-produce the film alongside Michael De Luca, whose credits include The Social Network, Fifty Shades of Grey and Captain Phillips.

Terence Winter, best known for his writing work on hit TV shows ‘The Sopranos’ and ‘Boardwalk Empire’, is adapting the script for the project from Victor Bockris’ 1989 book ‘Warhol: The Biography’.

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It Sounds Like Jared Leto Is Also Disappointed About The Joker's Lack Of 'Suicide Squad' Screen Time


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Suicide Squad actor Jared Leto is just as disappointed as fans are about The Joker’s lack of screen time in the comic book movie. Despite being heavily featured in the film’s trailers, Leto’s Joker doesn’t appear much in the actual movie, with a lot of his scenes being left on the cutting room floor.

Jared Leto as The Joker in Suicide SquadJared Leto as Suicide Squad’s Joker

When asked by IGN if he was upset about any of his scenes getting cut, the actor responded: “Were there any that didn’t get cut? I’m asking you, were there any that didn’t get cut? There were so many scenes that got cut from the movie, I couldn’t even start.

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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."

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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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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?”

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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

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Jared Leto - Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology' Costume Institute Gala - After Party - New York, New York, United States - Monday 2nd May 2016

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Jared Leto
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Jared Leto

Suicide Squad Trailer


When there's nowhere left to turn, the bad guys might just turn out to be your only option. Amanda Waller is the leader of a task force who keeps on losing members of her team, she comes up with an idea to form a specialised task force formed with some of the most dangerous criminals that are currently in jail.

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Arkham Asylum Is Open: Meet The Suicide Squad - Trailer + Pictures


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Too often are we made to see the world through the eyes of a superhero. Too often are we presented with a black and white view of good and evil. 'Suicide Squad' brings you the ultimate nemesis team, promised freedom in return for saving the world. Can they do it? Or is destruction just their nature?

Jared Leto as The JokerJared Leto is the latest incarnation of The Joker

The gates of Arkham Asylum have opened, and the horror within unleashed. They've been enlisted on a top secret black ops mission that only they can perform. The future depends now on the so-called villains and not the heroes. Ahead of the August premiere, we delve into the membership of the Suicide Squad:

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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 - 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...

Dallas Buyers Club Movie Review

Dallas Buyers Club Movie Review

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

Dallas Buyers Club Trailer

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

Lonely Hearts Movie Review

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

Black And White (1999) Movie Review

Black And White (1999) Movie Review

A very unique and brutal subculture exists in America these days. It's a strange...

Urban Legend Movie Review

Urban Legend Movie Review

A Scream knock-off? Yes. A good Scream knock-off? No.Sadly, Urban Legend will...

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