Fans of Squads and the suicidal people who join them got a treat at today’s Warner Bros. Comic-Con panel, with the studio releasing the first official trailer for its Suicide Squad movie. Sadly, the trailer hasn’t made its way online yet, but it apparently gave fans a look at most of the members of the team—including the first live-action glimpse of Jared Leto’s Joker. (The entire video was apparently set to a creepified version of The Bee Gees’ “I Started A Joke,” to give you an idea of how much emphasis was put on the role.)
Speaking of Leto, he was the only member of the movie’s cast who wasn’t in attendance at the panel, with director David Ayers parading Margot Robbie, Will Smith, and the rest of the Squad out to wave at the cheering crowd. (Robbie’s Harley Quinn was apparently another focus of the trailer, appearing in a Hannibal Lecter-esque cage and speaking with Viola Davis’ Amanda Waller.)
Once the video makes its way to the internet, we’ll be sure to pass it along, but for now, we can all go back to imagining all the cool things that must have happened. Deadshot shooting people! Amanda Waller glaring at people! Captain Boomerang, throwing stuff, imbued with a cocky confidence inspired by its inevitable return! And if your imagination buckles under all the possibilities, feel free to take another look at that fake trailer the Nerdist put together to help it back onto its feet.
UPDATE: A version of the Suicide Squad trailer clearly filmed on a cell phone by a fan in the audience at Comic-Con has leaked online, and is being hosted over at Movieweb. the visuals are obviously not very good, but the dialogue is audible, and we do get a good look at the Joker at the end. We’ll keep you updated when the official version comes online.
UPDATE, 7/13: Warner Bros. has officially released the Suicide Squad sneak peek online. It’s embedded below.