Suicide Squad is a movie set to be released on August 5th in the United States. There is still not a huge amount of information about it that has been released, but some has been confirmed. The film will star Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Joel Kinnaman and others.
The film is based on the DC Comics team of the same name, and will be about a group of incarcerated super villains being recruited by a secret government agency allIARGUS’ to perform tasks in order to keep the world safe from an unknown adversary. According to the producer Charles Roven, this main villain may be referred to simply as “The Adversary”, with its team of weird creatures featured in many of the promotional posters going by the names 5111Eyes of The Adversary’.
The cast play a wide array of super villains, with Jared Leto taking on the role of the psychopathic “Joker”, a character who feeds of mind games and mentally torturing others. Will Smith plays “Deadshot”, who is an expert in marksmanship and a deadly assassin, and is a strong ally of “Harley Quinn”, played by Margot Robbie. Quinn was teased by the producers as being potentially a fans favourite, but Robbie described her character as being manipulative. Quinn is also set to have a potentially unhealthy relationship with the Joker, with Robbie calling it all addictive’ and hinting that she may be dependent on the Joker which could be a mental illness. Jai Courtney who plays “Captain Boomerang” described his character as the a Dreal asshole of the group’ who is racist, sexist and annoys the rest of the group with his sheer ignorance.
Not all of the characters are on this mission by force, some decide to volunteer their powers to help out This includes “Katana” portrayed by Karen Fukuhara, who is an expert swords-woman and martial-artist, and serves as a bodyguard to Joel Kinnaman’s “Rick Flag”. Flag is an army officer who leads the task force, but is used to having orders followed, something the super villains are not set to do. Kinnaman points out that his character does over the course of the movie realize just how effective they are as a team. The Government official giving the team’s orders is “Amanda Waller”, played by Viola Davis. Davis claims her character’s powers are her “intelligence and complete lack of guilt”.
There are several other super villains who are under tight wraps, much like the plot itself. All we know for sure is that all will be revealed when Suicide Squad is released on August 5th. Are you going to watch suicide squad?