After weeks of rumored casting, DC has officially announced the cast list for the upcoming big screen adaptation of Suicide Squad. The film is set to be directed by David Ayer and will release in theaters on August 5, 2016.
The cast is as follows:
- Jared Leto – The Joker
- Margot Robbie – Harley Quinn, the Joker’s deranged love interest and protégé
- Will Smith – Deadshot, an assassin
- Tom Hardy – Rick Flad, the squad leader
- Cara Delevingne – The Enchantress
Suicide Squad follows a band of villains tasked with various governmental black ops missions to lessen their prison sentences.