Jared Leto in talks to join Denzel Washington in thriller movie

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Suicide Squad actor Jared Leto in currently in talks to play a serial killer in the upcoming thriller film of director John Lee Hancock, The Little Things.

The movie by Warner Bros. will star Denzel Washington as a sheriff who joins forces with a detective played by Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek. They must work together to hunt down a sadistic serial killer but their different approach to police work causes friction. Lead singer of rock band Thirty Seconds to Mars, Jared Leto, is eyed to play the said serial killer as he has a proven track record playing creepy characters, having starred as villain Niander Wallace in 2017’s Blade Runner 2049 and the Joker in 2016’s Suicide Squad.

Denzel Washington. Photo by: Variety

According to director Todd Phillips, the movie will take on a more violent direction and not explicitly follow the comic books.

According to NME, Leto is set to star in the upcoming movie Moribus, which is based on the Marvel comic-book character with the same name.