Director David Ayer just tweeted the first official look at Jared Leto as the Joker in the upcoming Suicide Squad movie adaptation, and the flames of nerd rage have begun to rise.
Here’s the first look photo so you can grin happily or cringe fearfully:
The internet community was quick to react and respond to the image...mostly with hatred and disdain. Some felt seeing The Joker's tattoed punk makeover was sure to make Ben Affleck feel sad:
Others felt it had the potential to become an advertising cash cow for the producers:
And then there's this cheeky suggestion for a totally surreal sequel: