‘Suicide Squad’ Casting: DC’s Villain Movie Confirms All-Star Cast With Will Smith, Jared Leto & Margot Robbie
The Suicide Squad casting has been firmed up with Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jared Leto, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne all landing pivotal roles.
Suicide Squad Cast
In the Suicide Squad casting announcement it was confirmed Smith will play Batman villain Deadshot, Robbie Harley Quinn, Hardy Suicide Squad leader Rick Flagg, Leto The Joker, Courtney Boomerang and Delevingne Enchantress. It was not revealed whether or not Jesse Eisenberg will reprise his Lex Luther part for the movie.
David Ayer is set to both write the script and direct the feature film.
“The Warner Bros. roots are deep on this one,” said Greg Silverman, president, creative development and worldwide production, in the announcement. “David Ayer returns to the studio where he wrote Training Day and brings his incredible ability to craft multidimensional villains to this iconic DC property with a cast of longtime Warner collaborators Will Smith and Tom Hardy, and other new and returning favorites: Margot, Jared, Jai and Cara.”
Silverman added, “We look forward to seeing this terrific ensemble, under Ayer’s amazing guidance, give new meaning to what it means to be a villain and what it means to be a hero.”
Zac and Deborah Snyder are executive producing the movie. Charles Roven and Richard Suckle are producing.
Suicide Squad is slated for release Aug. 5, 2016.