‘Suicide Squad’ Movie Updates: Margot Robbie Confirms Multi-Picture Deal, Viola Davis to Play Amanda Waller
This just in! It appears that Margot Robbie’s character as Harley Quinn is already slated for multiple appearances in Warner Bros. movies. Margot Robbie also opens up about her thoughts on working with Jared Leto. Read on to learn more about this scoop.
Margot Robbie, who plays Harley Quinn in the DC comics film “Suicide Squad,” has just confirmed rumors that she signed on for a multi-picture deal. According to Comic Book Resources, Robbie did not say exactly how many films Harley Quinn is slated to appear, but the actress revealed that she has signed on for a ten-year sketch.
Speaking to AZCentral, Robbie said, “You don’t need to have commitment issues to be frightened by the fact that you might have jut signed 10 years of your life away.” She added that she loved the fact that she has signed on to portray a character, which she doesn’t think would ever get boring.
“If they did ‘Suicide Squad One,’ ‘Two’ and ‘Three,’ I would be over the moon about it,” she remarked.
In an interview with MTV News, Robbie admitted that she hasn’t spoken with Jared Leto yet, who will play the role of the Joker. The actress admitted that starring alongside Leto is making her freak out a little.
“Hopefully he’s happy about it. Hopefully it’s fine… you’re making me nervous now,” she told the outlet.
In another news, Viola Davis recently confirmed her role as Amanda Waller in “Suicide Squad” at the 87th Academy Awards, reports ComicBook.com. Davis’ character is the villainous group’s fearless leader.
CTV’s eTalk also said that she will be begin filming scenes in Toronto this summer. Her husband, Julius Tennon enthusiastically shouts to the camera, “Amanda Waller is in the house!” On the other hand, negotiations are still ongoing as to which actor will play Rick Flag.
Margot Robbie and Viola Davis will star alongside Will Smith as Deadshot, Jared Leto as the Joker, Jai Courtney as Boomerang, and Cara Delevingne as Enchantress.
Warner Bros.’ “Suicide Squad” is slated to hit theatres on Aug. 5, 2016.
Stay tuned on Movie News Guide (MNG) for more updates.