Currently set to release August 5, 2016
Without further ado, Suicide Squad has found its Amanda Waller.
While on the red carpet at the 2015 Oscars, Viola Davis told etalk that she will be playing Amanda Waller in the upcoming Suicide Squad film. Nicknamed “The Wall” Amanda Waller is usually a government agent put in charge of the motley suicide squad made up of imprisoned villains. Waller is known for her strong attitude while dealing with some of the DC Universes most hardened criminals.
Warner Bros had no comment on Davis’s admission the red carpet. Currently Cynthia Addai-Robinson plays the character on the tv show Arrow.
Davis currently can be seen on How to Get Away with Murder.
Suicide Squad also stars Jared Leto as the Joker, Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Jai Courtney as Boomerang and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.
David Ayer’s Suicide Squad is set to debut Aug. 5, 2016.