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9 movie and TV clowns that scared the hell out of us

Pennywise and The Joker prove there's nothing scarier than a clown.

See Batman producer's 1980 sketch that made Nicholson the Joker
Trent Moore

It may have taken until 1989 for Tim Burton's Batman to kick off the comic book movie era in earnest, but a producer on the film was already thinking about the casting choices a decade earlier—and even mocked up a pic of Jack Nicholson as The Joker.

Jim Lee draws legendary DC Comics characters on his iPad

As soon as Lee got his hands on an iPad, he started using the Sketchbook Pro app to create drawings of two of DC's iconic characters—the Joker and Catwoman.

Batman clings to the Joker's car in new Suicide Squad set videos
Nathalie Caron

It's Batman's turn to make an action-packed entrance on the set of Suicide Squad.

Rumor of the Day: Joker to return in live-action Batman TV series

After Christopher Nolan is done with The Dark Knight Rises—most likely his last Bat-film—Warner Bros. wants to keep the franchise alive with a new TV series. And the Caped Crusader's Big Bad will be none other than the Joker.

Shrinks slam DC Comics for the crazy way they depict the insane
Matthew Jackson

It's a crazy world we're living in, and psychiatrists are getting so busy treating people that they're asking DC Comics creators to help them in their quest to promote better understanding of mental illness. How? By making supervillains more accurately sick in the head.

Think The Joker's not creepy enough? Here he is as a baby.
Matthew Jackson

We were all duly impressed with the late Heath Ledger's Oscar-winning portrayal of the Joker back in 2008. He was funny, he was intense and, perhaps most importantly, he was damn creepy. But as it turns out, a creepier version of the Joker does exist. Prepare yourselves for Baby Joker!

See the Joker (and only the Joker) in 10-min Dark Knight supercut

There are lots of things to love about Christopher Nolan's second Bat-film, The Dark Knight, but high on that list—way up near the top—is Heath Ledger's interpretation of the Clown Prince of Crime. If you just want to swim in his performance, here's every line of Joker dialogue ... and nothing but.

The Joker and Harley Quinn get into a fight in Suicide Squad set pics and videos
Nathalie Caron

We've seen a lot of pics of Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn on the set of Suicide Squad already, but this is one of the first times we see her with Jared Leto's Clown Prince of Crime.

Movie FX legend Rick Baker creates his own version of DC Comics' Joker
Trent Moore

If you’ve ever wondered what it would look like if movie effect legend Rick Baker took a crack at DC’s most iconic villain, wonder no more. Prepare yourself — it’s creepy.

 

So, will Suicide Squad's Joker really have those tattoos?
Carol Pinchefsky

It's looking as if the Joker isn't as gangsta as we originally thought.

Bruno Heller reveals The Joker's origins will come to Gotham in early Season 2
Nathalie Caron

The Clown Prince of Crime's origin story will finally become the focus of the early second season of Fox's pre-Batman-days series, Gotham.