Playboy and Jared Leto both swiftly backing away from Brett Ratner and his Hugh Hefner biopic

Playboy is working to distance itself from Brett Ratner today, after six women came forward this morning with allegations of sexual harassment and assault against the Rush Hour director. The Wrap reports that the magazine has put the project—reportedly a passion project for Ratner, whose own pretensions of Hef-hood…

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Jared Leto to direct James Ellroy crime thriller 77

According to Deadline, Jared Leto is attached to direct 77, a thriller based on a screenplay written by L.A. Confidential’s James Ellroy. This will be Leto’s first time directing a feature-length scripted film, so he’ll soon be able to add another line to his résumé under “Rock Star” and “Damaged Clown.” The film is…

Suicide Squad’s extended cut trailer teases the Jared Leto scenes we didn’t see

We’re a few movies into DC’s very own cinematic universe, and though the films have been financially successful across the board, critics have generally knocked them for being, you know, not good. Warners Bros.’ tactic to fix that seems to be to make the movies longer for their home video releases, which is what it…

Skrillex also received one of Jared Leto’s terrible Suicide Squad “gifts”

Lest you forget, Jared Leto appeared in Joker regalia in the music video for “Purple Lamborghini,” Skrillex and Rick Ross’ contribution to the Suicide Squad soundtrack. And you know what that means—presents! Yes, Skrillex recently told Complex that Leto, who is apparently a buddy of his, sent him “the biggest dildo”…