Suicide Squad

‘Suicide Squad’ Casts Viola Davis as Amanda Waller

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by Jacob Hall 17 hours 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.

Comic Strip: Casting For ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘Doctor Strange,’ Jessica Jones and More

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by Jacob Hall December 8, 2014 @ 2:10 PM
DC Comics
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Warner Bros. reveals an insane ‘Suicide Squad’ cast, Benedict Cumberbatch gets confirmed for ‘Doctor Strange,’ and ‘Fantastic Four’ finally reveals a synopsis.

'Suicide Squad' Confirms Tom Hardy, Will Smith, Jared Leto and More for Killer Lineup

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by Britt Hayes December 2, 2014 @ 5:31 PM
We’ve been hearing lots of rumors and reports about the cast of the ‘Suicide Squad’ movie over the last couple of months, with Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Tom Hardy, Jared Leto, and more names circling DC’s super-villain project. Much of what’s been reported has often been delivered with a question mark, but today brings official confirmation of the full lineup of David Ayer’s ‘Suicide Squad’—and some of the final casting choices might surprise you, given that they aren’t exactly what we’d heard previously.

Comic Strip: Casting Updates for ‘Suicide Squad,’ ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ and ‘Jessica Jones’

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by Jacob Hall November 24, 2014 @ 2:44 PM
Marvel
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, Marvel's Netflix series narrows down the search for leads, ‘Suicide Squad’ courts a ‘Scandal’ star, and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ reveals a hilarious alternate ending.

Comic Strip: ‘Wonder Woman’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ Look to Hire Some Very Talented Ladies

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by Jacob Hall November 20, 2014 @ 7:14 PM
DC Comics
ScreenCrush’s Comic Strip is a weekly roundup of the hottest superhero movie/TV news items. From Marvel to DC and points in between, if it pertains to costumed comic book heroes, we’re covering it here, bringing you our expert analysis. This week, ‘Wonder Woman’ goes after an incredible director, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ casts an incredible actor, and ‘Suicide Squad’ finds a Harley Quinn who may be (you guessed it) incredible.

‘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' Targets Jai Courtney to Play Deadshot

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by Britt Hayes November 12, 2014 @ 7:28 PM
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The 'Suicide Squad' has been lining up its cast pretty quickly this past week, with Margot Robbie taking the role of Harley Quinn, and Jared Leto rumored to be in talks to play The Joker. And now it looks like DC and WB's villainous lineup will be adding another to its ranks, as 'Terminator: Genisys' star Jai Courtney is in talks to tackle the role of Deadshot.

The Problem With Harley Quinn...

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by Chris Sims November 11, 2014 @ 8:00 AM | ComicsAlliance
That's the kind of aesthetic that produced Harley Quinn, and it's worth noting that she was created almost by accident. When she first appears in "Joker's Favor," it's as a one-note joke, a gag character designed to set up the twist of the episode, that the Joker hounds and stalks and threatens this poor nobody over the course of years so that he can open a door as part of a larger scheme. Keep that in mind, too, because the secret of that episode is that it's also Harley Quinn's entire story in miniature.

Margot Robbie to Star as Harley Quinn in DC's 'Suicide Squad' Movie

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by Mike Sampson November 10, 2014 @ 8:04 AM
DC Comics
Things got interesting with the upcoming 'Suicide Squad' movie when it was revealed that Jesse Eisenberg would be returning after 'Batman vs. Superman' to star as Lex Luthor. Then, things got really interesting when it was revealed that Jared Leto was in talks to star as The Joker, introducing Batman's greatest nemesis in the new era of 'Justice League' films. What was once thought to be a ragtag group of B-side villains is now shaping up to be a roster full of DC's evil A-list villains. And, now you can even more iconic villain to the lineup. What would any Joker appearance in 'Suicide Squad' be without Harley Quinn, who will be played by 'Wolf of Wall Street' star Margot Robbie.