The one-upmanship between WB’s DC comic universe film franchise and Disney’s Marvel Cinematic Universe franchise kicks in another gear today as the former announces the principal cast for their next feature Suicide Squad. Directed by David Ayer (Fury, End Of Watch) Suicide Squad is the ultimate DC antihero team that have been incarcerated and are made to unite and work for the U.S. Government. Most notably, Suicide Squad brought Bronze Tiger, Captain Boomerang and Deadshot to prominence but there will be a few familiar names below to keep you happy!
Here’s the casting announcements:
JARED LETO as THE JOKER
WILL SMITH as DEADSHOT
MARGOT ROBBIE as HARLEY QUINN
JAI COURTENAY as CAPTAIN BOOMERANG
TOM HARDY as RICK FLAGG
CARA DELEVINGNE as ENCHANTRESS
and the role of the villainous AMANDA WALLER is down to 3 contenders VIOLA DAVIS, OCTAVIA SPENCER or OPRAH WINFREY (many pundits are saying Oprah is gonna win this!)
They’re confident as the film has been dated on the same release frame that this years GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY went out on, in 2016.
SUICIDE SQUAD releases in AUSTRALIA on AUGUST 4, 2016 through ROADSHOW FILMS