WHO’S IN IT?
Will Smith (Independence Day), Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street), Joel Kinnaman (Robocop), Viola Davis (The Help), Jai Courtney (Terminator Genisys), Jay Hernandez (World Trade Center), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Thor: The Dark World), Ike Barinholtz (Sisters), Scott Eastwood (The Longest Ride), Cara Delevingne (Paper Towns), Karen Fukuhara (film debut), Adam Beach (Flags of Our Fathers), Ben Affleck (Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice), Jim Parrack (Annapolis), Common (Selma), Alex Meraz (The New World), David Harbour (Black Mass), Corina Calderon (End of Watch), Raymond Olubowale (Phantom Punch)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
David Ayer (Fury), director, writer; Charles Roven (The Dark Knight) and Richard Suckle (American Hustle), producers; Steven Price (Gravity), composer; Roman Vasyanov (End of Watch), cinematographer; John Gilroy (Pacific Rim), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
A secret government agency named A.R.G.U.S., run by Amanda Waller (Davis), decides to create a special task force made up entirely of incarcerated super-villains, which if they’re caught or something goes wrong they can instantly blame for the damage. The recruits, who become known as the “Suicide Squad”, include expert marksman Deadshot (Smith), crazed ex-psychiatrist Harley Quinn (Robbie), Australian assassin Boomerang (Courtney) and many others. On their missions, they come across multiple threats – including the feared criminal mastermind known best as The Joker (Leto)…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
After two underwhelming entries in the DC Extended Universe, Suicide Squad could finally get it off the ground with a fun, darkly funny and unique twist on the superhero team-up formula.