Screengrab from Twitter/@davidayermovies
MANILA, Philippines – Director David Ayer gave audiences a first look at the Suicide Squad cast via a photo of a table read posted on Twitter Wednesday, April 8.
Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Cara Delevingne, Viola Davis, and more gathered for a table read before production.
Here's the photo:
Cast read through today! #SuicideSquad pic.twitter.com/yajjcB5aEb — David Ayer (@DavidAyerMovies) April 9, 2015
The film, based on the DC comic book Suicide Squad, centers on a team of super villains who are given missions by the government to reduce their sentences – but they run a high risk of death while on these operations.
The film will star two-time Oscar nominee Will Smith as Deadshot; Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn; Jai Courtney (Divergent, upcoming The Water Diviner) as Boomerang; and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.
Jared Leto, who will play the Joker, is missing from the photo.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, The Mindy Project star Ike Barinholtz is the cast’s newest addition, along with actor Adam Beach.
The film is due for release on August 5, 2016, – Rappler.com