Hollywood has set a trend of Superhero team/buddy films in this decade and they are proving to be blockbusters at box office. But we were not even satisfied with our Superhero team films and two big studios Marvel and Warner Bros. announced their next big projects that features a SUPERVILLAIN team. While Marvel is still unsure about Sinister Six, DC comics had already got the fans talking about Suicide Squad. Die hard comic fans already knows that Suicide squad is a team of super villains that work secretly for the government. Here is everything that you need to know about this big budget film:
Director of Suicide Squad
The producers had showed faith in director David Ayer for directing Suicide Squad. David already impressed critics in 2014 with his World War II film FURY. Not only he will direct the film but he is also the screenplay writer of Suicide Squad. The director has penned down some very brilliant action movies like The Fast and The Furious and academy award winning film Training Day. His film End of Watch also got appraisal from film critics. David has assured that Suicide squad will be one of the best superhero films in recent years.
Cast of Suicide Squad
It is very hard for DC studios to keep secrets in casting. Who can forget the poor hiding of Jason Mamoa as Aquaman in Batman Vs Superman? As for Suicide Squad the casting was very much announced in Comic Con 2014. The most exciting casting in the suicide squad is of Joker. Who can forget how brilliantly the clown prince of crime is portrayed by legendary actors as Jack Nicholson and Heath Ledger. Heath Ledger even won a posthumously academy award for his portrayal as the joker making him the first actor to win an Oscar for a superhero film. The producers of Suicide Squad found one true actor who can actually take on the legacy of Jack Nicholson and Heath ledger and he is none other than Jared Leto. Jared Leto is mainly known for his band 30 seconds to Mars but he has surprised audience from his marvelous acting in past years. He won academy award for his portrayal of a transgender in 2013 film Dallas Buyers Club. So you can expect that he is the right person to fill in the boots of Joker. Apart from Jared Leto, actor Will Smith is roped in to play Deadshot, Margot Robbie will play Harley Quinn,Joel Kinnaman will play Rick Flagg,Jai Courtney will play Boomerang and Viola Davis will play Amanda Waller. However two roles are still not confirmed by the DC studio that are of Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) and Enchantress (Cara Delevingne). These two actors are already playing the respective roles in DC universe but they will be part of Suicide Squad or not is still unknown.
Plot of Suicide Squad
Suicide Squad is a team of Supervillains who are recruited by the government to work for them in exchange of pardon from prison. In the comics they are often sent on mission that no human will think of and even superheroes wont dare to. The missions are deadly and they may not come out alive, that’s why the name Suicide Squad. In the film, there are various story line rumored, one strong rumor is that the suicide squad will team up to stop Lex Luthor’s (Jesse Eisenberg) superhuman trafficking in galaxy. Another thin rumor is that the squad will team up against the clown prince of crime, the Joker. There are also rumor that Batman (Ben Afleck) might appear in a scene in suicide squad.
Release Date of Suicide Squad
The release date of Suicide Squad is announced to be 5th August 2016. This will be second big film of DC universe after Batman Vs Superman in 2016.