The cast and characters of the film were announced on Tuesday.
Based on the DC comicbook, the story centers on the team of
supervillains who are given a chance at redemption by the
government. However, in the end, their mission will probably kill
The studio also confirmed which characters the actors will play
in Suicide Squad. As per the announcement, Leto will play the role
of The Joker, Smith will be seen as Deadshot, Hardy as Rick Flag,
Robbie as Harley Quinn, Courtney as Boomerang and Delevingne as
Directed by David Ayer, the film's shooting will begin in April
2015 in Toronto. David Ayer returns to the studio after he wrote
Meanwhile, Jesse Eisenberg is rumoured to play Lex Luthor in the
film. "Suicide Squad" is set to hit the theaters Aug 5, 2016.