In DC Comics' upcoming blockbuster, Suicide Squad, the new portrayal of the infamous Joker has captured many fans attention since the character's first reveal! As a secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency and saving the world from an unknown but powerful threat, fans are anxious to see the Joker's role in the epic summer hit! Today Hot Toys is very excited to present the first official 1/6th scale collectible figure of The Joker portrayed by Academy Award winner Jared Leto in Suicide Squad and this Arkham Asylum version of Batman's nemesis will be one of the Toy Fair Exclusive items for this year!
The movie-accurate collectible Hot Toys figure is specially crafted based on Jared Leto's image as The Joker in his Arkham Asylum outfit in the movie. It features a newly sculpted head sculpt, special paint applications to capture The Joker's unique appearance, finely tailored straitjacket with weathering effects, and a specially designed backdrop of the Arkham Asylum. Do not miss the chance to get your hands on the first official 1/6th scale collectible figure of the new Joker from Suicide Squad today!
This figure will stand approximately 29.5 centimeters tall, with 30 points of articulation. The figure features a newly sculpted head sculpt with authentic and detailed likeness of Jared Leto as The Joker in Suicide Squad, along with a movie-accurate facial expression with detailed tattoos, make-up and skin texture. The figure comes with one pair of relaxed hands, and each piece of head sculpt is specially hand-painted.
The costume includes one finely tailored straitjacket with weathering effects, along with one pair of navy colored Arkham Asylum pants. Other accessories include one Joker's card, one chair and a diamond shaped figure stand with The Joker nameplate, movie logo, and Arkham Asylum backdrop. The head was sculpted by Park Jong-Hyeok, with the head art painted by JC. Hong. No pricing details were given, but this figure will be released between the third and fourth quarter of this year.
Just yesterday, we showed you new Joker merchandise through Hot Topic, and we'll surely be seeing much more merchandise from Suicide Squad as we get closer to Comic-Con 2016. We'll have to wait and see if Warner Bros. will bring the Suicide Squad cast and crew to Comic-Con, since the event is just a few weeks before its August 5 release date. While we wait for more details, take a look at these Joker Hot Toys photos below.