During the DC FanDome event, director James Gunn revealed all of the characters that will be showing up in The Suicide Squad and who will be playing them. The big reveal came in the form of a fun video presentation that you can watch below. It also offers us a look at what the characters will look like in the movie!
Gunn said that “The Suicide Squad is by far the most fun I’ve ever had making a movie,” and revealed he was most excited to write for Harley Quinn but noting he wanted to include “great DC villains,” whether they had been part of Task Force X in the comics or not.
Now we know who everyone is playing! The character roster includes Idris Elba as Bloodsport, Viola Davis as Amanda Waller, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Captain Boomerang, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flagg, David Dastmalchian as Polka-Dot Man, Steve Agee as King Shark, and Daniela Melchior as Ratcatcher, Michael Rooker as Savant, Flula Borg as Javelin, Nathan Fillion is T.D.K., Mayling Ng as Mongal, Peter Capaldi as The Thinker, Alice Braga as Sol Soria, Steve Agee is King Shark, John Cena is Peacemaker, Joaquín Cosío is Mayor General Mateo Suarez, Pete Davidson is Blackguard, Sean Gunn is Weasel, Jennifer Holland is Emilia Harcourt, Storm Reid is Bloodsport’s daughter, Tyla, and more. Taika Waititi will also be in the film, but his character s not included in this video.
This looks like it’s going to be an insanely wild and fun film! Gunn described the film as a 1970’s style war movie! I Can’t wait to watch it!