Jared Leto Returning as the Joker for Zack Snyder's HBO 'Justice League' Cut

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 02: Jared Leto attends the 2019 LACMA Art + Film Gala Presented By Gucci on November 02, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Axelle/Bauer-Griffin/FilmMagic)

Jared Leto is trying his hand at the role of the Joker once again, taking part in reshoots for Zack Snyder's upcoming 'Justice League' miniseries, sources tell The Hollywood Reporter.

Officially titled 'Zack Snyder's Justice League,' HBO is financing and airing the four new episodes of the director's definitive version of the 2017 film he was forced to walk away from due to a death in his family. Both recycled and fresh footage is expected to be included.

Leto joins Ray Fisher (Cyborg), Amber Heard (Mera), and Ben Affleck, who's reprising his Batman character. With the Joker signing on for the "Snyder Cut," there could be a battle brewing between the two DC enemies.

It's the first time Affleck has suited up as Batman since losing his "passion" for the superhero following the release of 'Justice League,' leading Robert Pattinson to assume the role for the upcoming franchise reboot.

Though early chatter suggested Henry Cavill may participate in shooting as Superman, he revealed to Collider that he's "not shooting anything additional" and is "just watching the party."

"It’s all stuff that has been already done," he said. "Obviously, I don’t know how things are going to evolve and change and adapt depending on now a different length of [the] movie and whatever may happen in post-production. Whatever lessons may be learned from what is it four years since 'Justice League' came out? Four years’ worth of fan reaction."

Via Warner Bros.

Previously, Leto only starred as the Joker in 2016's 'Suicide Squad,' meaning that film is now faintly linked to Snyder's 'Justice League' universe.