The Washington Post invited me to reimagine and create an unique poster design for the Suicide Squad movie. This work is part of an article with other 7 movie posters reimagined by artists. See the full article here.
Brazilian artist Cristiano Siqueira is eager to see Jared Leto as the Joker in “Suicide Squad,” about a band of imprisoned DC Comics villains on a high-risk mission. So for his poster, he chose to focus on that character.
“I wanted to do an alternative portrait of the Joker,” he said. “He is not actually part of the Suicide Squad itself, but his presence in the movie is very expected. Many say that this version of the Joker will be the craziest ever.”
In the trailer, you can hear the Joker’s sinister laugh as the other villains approach. “I wanted to bring this situation to the poster, by drawing the Joker’s mouth in a schizophrenic laugh,” Siqueira said. “The representation of the sound of the laugh is done by the graphical ‘Ha Ha Ha’s’, doing a direct reference to the comics.
Custom type design for tittle.
Iconic mouth based on the Jared Leto's interpretation of the Joker.
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