Warner Bros and DC Are Developing a Stand Alone Joker Origin Film

… and Todd Phillips (The Hangover Trilogy) is on board to co-write with Scott Silver and potentially direct the film. The Wrap reports that the move is a part of a new banner DC Films is launching that sits outside of the DC Extended Universe. And here’s the kicker… Martin Scorsese might be involved.

The new Joker movie is set to take place in the 80s and would potentially feature a younger actor playing the role. Jared Leto is to reprise his version in Gotham City Sirens and Suicide Squad 2.