David Ayer

‘Suicide Squad’ Casts Viola Davis as Amanda Waller

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by Jacob Hall 2 days ago
ABC
And like that, ‘Suicide Squad’ has seemingly added another big name to its already impressive ensemble. According to the latest rumor, two-time Academy Award nominee and ‘How to Get Away With Murder’ star Viola Davis has nabbed the role of Amanda Waller in David Ayer’s upcoming supervillain team-up film. We’ll see how the actual movie shakes out in a little under two years, but this may very well be the craziest cast ever assembled for a comic book adaptation.

‘Suicide Squad’ Looks to Add Kerry Washington as Jared Leto Discusses Those Joker Rumors

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by Jacob Hall November 20, 2014 @ 12:06 PM
DC Comics
Of all the films in Warner Bros.’ ambitious slate of upcoming movies based on DC comic-book characters, ‘Suicide Squad’ seems like the odd man out. However, that may be appropriate, considering that this is a film about a team of incarcerated...

'Suicide Squad' Eyes Jared Leto to Play The Joker

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by Britt Hayes November 7, 2014 @ 7:05 PM
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A few weeks back, we heard that Ryan Gosling went in to meet about a possible role in WB's 'Suicide Squad' film, but it wasn't clear which role that might have been, as details about which characters might be featured in the movie are still a mystery. According to the latest report, Jared Leto is now up for that role -- and that role could very well be The Joker, Batman's longtime nemesis.

Jesse Eisenberg's Lex Luthor Could Lead DC's 'Suicide Squad' Movie

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by Jacob Hall October 24, 2014 @ 2:15 PM
DC Comics
Today in "superhero movie news that makes too much sense to not be true," it was revealed that David Ayer's upcoming 'Suicide Squad' movie will have an even more direct connection to 'Batman vs. Superman' and Warner Bros.' entire slate of DC superhero movies than previously thought. If the rumors are true, Jesse Eisenberg is currently in negotiations join the Suicide Squad of supervillains as Lex Luthor.

'Suicide Squad' Will be 'Dirty Dozen' with Supervillains, According to Director David Ayer

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by Britt Hayes October 20, 2014 @ 6:51 PM
It was just last week that WB announced their DC release schedule, including their plans for a 'Suicide Squad' film from director David Ayer. And now we have a few hints and details from Ayer himself, who recently helmed the WWII flick 'Fury.' And while he couldn't confirm any of the recent casting rumors for 'Suicide Squad,' he is teasing what we can expect from his vision of the project.

David Ayer On the 'Polarizing' Fury and That Time He Was Thrown Under the Bus

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by Mike Ryan October 14, 2014 @ 1:12 PM
Columbia Pictures
David Ayer knows that, with ‘Fury,’ he’s made a polarizing movie. It’s fascinating when not a director not only reads the reviews, but is openly talking about those reviews before a movie has even opened. Ayer is exaggerating when he says “the knives are out,” (‘Fury’ currently sits at 70 percent on Rotten Tomatoes), and has its fair share of support to counter those that don’t – but Ayer is right when he calls it polarizing in the fact that the people who like it, really like it, and the same can be said for its detractors. ‘Fury’ sure does cause a reaction.

Shia LaBeouf Cut His Own Face and Pulled Out a Tooth for 'Fury'

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by Nick Romano October 7, 2014 @ 9:34 AM
Sony Pictures
Shia LaBeouf has been known to utilize some ... how should we put it? ... unconventional acting methods. While he dropped acid for 'Charlie Countryman' and sent director Lars von Trier his own sex tapes for 'Nymphomaniac,' he was all about embracing the pain for his role in David Ayer's 'Fury.'

DC's 'Suicide Squad' Movie Eyeing 'Fury' Director David Ayer

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by Nick Romano September 19, 2014 @ 1:16 PM
DC Comics
Remember all those unannounced movies DC and Warner Bros. had scheduled up through 2020? Well, it looks like we know what at least one of them will be: 'Suicide Squad.' As the future of the post-'Batman vs. Superman' slate is firmed up, a new report confirms this DC supervillain team-up to hit the big screen in the future, and 'Fury' director David Ayer is reportedly the one the studio wants to make it.

'Fury' Featurette Takes You Behind the Scenes and Under the Gun

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by Britt Hayes September 12, 2014 @ 8:36 PM
Columbia
If you liked Brad Pitt in 'Inglourious Basterds' (who didn't), then you're probably pumped to see him fighting Nazis again -- this time in 'Fury,' the latest film from David Ayer. This new featurette takes us behind the scenes to introduce us to the brotherhood of men under Pitt's command in the upcoming action-drama, and help get us better acquainted before things get downright explosive.

'Fury' Trailer: The Dying's Not Done, the Killing's Not Done

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by Nick Romano June 25, 2014 @ 8:46 AM
Sony Pictures
The coming of the first 'Fury' trailer from director David Ayer ('End of Watch,' 'The Fast and Furious') brings a harsh look at the toll of war, as Brad Pitt leads the charge against the Nazis with his own band of brothers, of sorts, and one mighty tank.