Jared Leto shaves off The Joker’s bright green hair as ‘Suicide Squad’ wraps shooting

Actor shares a picture of his shaven off locks on Instagram

Shooting has now wrapped on the Suicide Squad movie, allowing Jared Leto to ditch the distinctive hairstyle he adopted to play The Joker.

The actor shared a picture of his shaven off bright green locks on Instagram yesterday with the caption “Goodbye…”

Goodbye…🌵🍀🌴🍃🐍🐸🍏💚

A photo posted by JARED LETO (@jaredleto) on

Director David Ayer started shooting Suicide Squad in Toronto in April, and production wrapped over the weekend. Alongside Jared Leto as The Joker, the super-villain movie stars Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress, Jay Hernandez as El Diablo, Karen Fukuhara as Katana, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje as Killer Croc and Adam Beach as Slipknot.

Joel Kinnaman bagged the role of Rick Flag after a scheduling clash forced Tom Hardy to pull out of the film. Ben Affleck’s Batman is also rumoured to be appearing in the film after a figure resembling the caped crusader was spotted on the film’s set in May.

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Meanwhile, How To Get Away With Murder Star star Viola Davis will appear in a supporting role as Amanda Waller, a government agent who is often put in charge of the ‘suicide squad’, a team of super-villains working for the government in return for their freedom. The first trailer was released last month and Warner Bros. has set Suicide Squad for release on August 5, 2016.