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FIRST LOOK: The Suicide Squad cast do a read through… and who are the new faces?

April 9th, 2015 by Marc Comments

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The Suicide Squad movie is now officially a go…

And that’s awesome news.

The image above has the whole cast – except Jared Leto – gathered for a read-through. It was tweeted by writer/director David Ayer (bottom).

As well as Will Smith (Deadshot), Margot Robbie (Harley Quinn), Jai Courtney (Captain Boomerang), Cara Delevingne (Enchantress), Joel Kinnaman (Rick Flag), Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Killer Croc), Karen Fukuhara (Plastique) and Viola Davis (Amanda Waller), the picture also features some new additions.

And we might know the significance of the newbies…

Neighbors star Ike Barinholtz and Flags of Our Fathers’ Adam Beach are also in the image and so far we’ve heard nothing about them but…

Latino Review’s El Mayimbe put on Instagram (below) that Ike Barinholtz will play Hugo Strange and that Jim Parrack will play Deathstroke in Suicide Squad. He also notes that Adam Beach is rumored to play the villain Ravan.

What do you all think? Can one movie really be as awesome as we think this is going to be?

We’ll all find out next August.

Suicide Squad stars Will Smith as Deadshot, Margot Robbie as Harley Quinn, Joel Kinnaman as Rick Flag, Jared Leto as The Joker, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, Cara Delevingne as Enchantress and Viola Davis as Amanda Waller. It arrives in theatres August 5th, 2016

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Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….